New Report Issued By The Lown Institute Highlights The Risks Of Over-Prescribing And Overuse Of Medications, Particularly In Older Adults

Abstract: Eliminating Medication Overload: A National Action Plan, a report issued by the Lown Institute, is based on input from national experts, and highlights the risks of overprescribing and overuse of medications, particularly in older adults. The report is both a wakeup call and a roadmap that offers policy recommendations and guidance for health care institutions, clinicians, and older adults to reduce harm from multiple medication use.