24.174.407 QUALITY ASSURANCE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
(1) Each pharmacy shall implement or have in place a quality assurance program to detect, identify, and prevent prescription errors. The quality assurance program shall include necessary documentation, internal reporting, and assessment of prescription errors to determine the cause and an appropriate response.
(2) The primary purpose of the quality assurance program shall be to advance error prevention by analyzing, individually and collectively, investigative and other pertinent data collected in response to a prescription error to assess the cause and any contributing factors such as system or process failures.
(3) Each pharmacy, corporation, or health system shall use the findings of its quality assurance program to develop pharmacy systems and workflow processes designed to prevent prescription errors, as well as communicate those findings to all pharmacy personnel.
History: 37-7-201, MCA; IMP, 37-7-201, MCA; NEW, 2015 MAR p. 302, Eff. 3/27/15.