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The objective was to assess the impact of a pharmacist embedded within a primary care practice on quality measures of the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and patient-centered medical home (PCMH) by characterizing (1) measure achievement after pharmacist involvement in care and (2) measure achievement separately for patients seen by the pharmacist and patients not seen by the pharmacist.
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Name: Journal of the American Pharmacists Association : JAPhA
The use of quality measures to adjust health care payments and to rank providers is growing rapidly, but there are many problems with the quality measures that are currently being used. This article d...
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Sleep difficulties are commonly reported by patients with epilepsy and can have a detrimental impact on overall quality of life. The purpose of this pilot study was to assess the efficacy of a psychot...
To be effective, healthcare quality measures must communicate clear, evidence-based standards to promote improved quality of care and outcomes. When the evidentiary foundation for measures changes, re...
Policymakers in the U.S. have expressed the hope that reducing payments from pharmaceutical companies to physicians will result in lower drug expenditures by reducing branded prescribing. This paper a...
Bundled payments (BP) are a key part of Medicare's shift away from the traditional fee-for-service (FFS) payment model. The investigators propose to study a nationwide randomized-controlle...
To assess the effectiveness of pharmacist's provided education in HF patients, in improving patients' knowledge and self-efficacy, and to assess the impact of this intervention on the rate...
The coverage of the diabetes is a multidisciplinary care, with practitioners' implication(hospital and liberal), and other medical and paramedical profession: doctor, pharmacist, male nurs...
Impact of Pharmacist Intervention on Disease Knowledge, Rehabilitation and Medication Adherence, Treatment Induced Direct Cost, Health-related Quality of Life and Satisfaction in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis
The objective of this study was to evaluate effectiveness of pharmacist intervention in improving disease knowledge, adherence to treatment, health related quality of life and direct cost ...
The purpose of this study is to investigate the impact of pharmacist behavioral intervention's influence on breast cancer patients' quality of life. Croatian randomized controlled trial. T...
The application of industrial management practice to systematically maintain and improve organization-wide performance. Effectiveness and success are determined and assessed by quantitative quality measures.
Norms, criteria, standards, and other direct qualitative and quantitative measures used in determining the quality of health care.
A quality-of-life scale developed in the United States in 1972 as a measure of health status or dysfunction generated by a disease. It is a behaviorally based questionnaire for patients and addresses activities such as sleep and rest, mobility, recreation, home management, emotional behavior, social interaction, and the like. It measures the patient's perceived health status and is sensitive enough to detect changes or differences in health status occurring over time or between groups. (From Medical Care, vol.xix, no.8, August 1981, p.787-805)
An Act that amends Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate, that strengthens Medicare access by improving physician payments, and that reauthorizes the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
The principles of proper professional conduct concerning the rights and duties of the pharmacist, relations with patients and fellow practitioners, as well as actions of the pharmacist in health care and interpersonal relations with patient families. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
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...