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To assess how patient perceptions of the clinical role of pharmacists may be affected by use of the AIDET communication tool during student-led health fairs, as well as how such events can help promote pharmacy practice.
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Name: Journal of the American Pharmacists Association : JAPhA
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Deprescribing could reduce the risk of harm from inappropriate medications. We characterized patients' acceptance of deprescribing recommendations from pharmacists, primary care providers (PCPs), and ...
The electronic health record (EHR) has created additional administrative burdens on providers to perform data entry while trying to engage with the patient during the health care visit. Providers have...
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Community-based palliative care (CBPC) plays an integral role in addressing the complex care needs of older adults with serious chronic illnesses, but is premised on effective communication and collab...
This project is an initiative to bring physicians, nurses, community pharmacists and patients together in collaborative planning in the management of diabetes, which aligns with the collab...
Across the country, Community Health Centers are participating in the Health Disparities Collaboratives sponsored by the Health Services Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The ...
This is a pilot trial to test whether tertiary center-affiliated pediatricians with expertise in medical complexity joining medical visits with patients' community primary care providers i...
Pharmacist-provided medication therapy management (MTM) services have been suggested as a way to improve heart failure (HF) outcomes and counter fragmented care. Nevertheless, broad implem...
The study aims to construct and validate a self-administrated questionnaire to assess the patients' perception of patient safety in surgical care units. The originality of the study is to ...
Purchasers are provided information on the quality of health care, including patient outcomes and health status, with data on the dollar outlays going towards health. The focus is on managing the use of the health care system to reduce inappropriate care and to identify and reward the best-performing providers. (from http://www.ahrq.gov/qual/meyerrpt.htm accessed 11/25/2011)
The process of helping patients to effectively and efficiently use the health care system when faced with one or more of these challenges: (1) choosing, understanding, and using health coverage or applying for assistance when uninsured; (2) choosing, using, and understanding different types of health providers and services; (3) making treatment decisions; and (4) managing care received by multiple providers.
An approach to health care financing with only one source of money for paying health care providers. The scope may be national (the Canadian System), state-wide, or community-based. The payer may be a governmental unit or other entity such as an insurance company. The proposed advantages include administrative simplicity for patients and providers, and resulting significant savings in overhead costs. (From Slee and Slee, Health Care Reform Terms, 1993, p106)
Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.
Small sets of evidence-based interventions for a defined patient population and care setting.
Pharmacy is the science and technique of preparing as well as dispensing drugs and medicines. It is a health profession that links health sciences with chemical sciences and aims to ensure the safe and effective use of pharmaceutical drugs. The scope of...