Pharmacy

An Evaluation of the Spread and Scale of PatientToc™ from Primary Care to Community Pharmacy Practice for the Collection of Patient-Reported Outcomes

Description: 

This research will implement in pharmacies a patient-reported outcomes collection tool, PatientToc™, to collect data around medication adherence that can be used by pharmacists to improve adherence.

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April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2022

CancelRx: A Health IT Tool to Decrease Medication Discrepancies in the Outpatient Setting

Description: 

This project will examine the impact of implementing the e-Prescribing standard CancelRx on outpatient medication discrepancies and on clinic and pharmacy workflows.

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August 1, 2018 to January 31, 2020

Enhancing Clinical Decision Support Applications for Community Pharmacist-Delivered Medication Therapy Management

Description: 

This project will formulate evidence-based recommendations for clinical decision support used by community pharmacist delivering medication therapy management. The goal is to reduce medication-related problems and improve health outcomes for chronically ill patients.

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September 13, 2016 to August 31, 2019

HIT-Based Regional Medication Management Pharmacy System

Description: 

Implemented an interactive video-conferencing system at rural hospitals to provide continuing education for pharmacist and pharmacy technicians as well as a model for bedside verification of medication administration and medication bar coding; also evaluated structure, process, and outcomes related to improvement of patient safety and more effective patient medication management.

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September 30, 2004 to September 29, 2007

Electronic Health Record Implementation for Continuum of Care in Rural Iowa

Description: 

Shared an electronic medical records system that improved patient safety and quality of care. Also served as a critical learning tool for clinicians in a coalition of three large health organizations and 24 primary care clinics in northern Iowa.

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September 30, 2005 to September 29, 2009

Electronic Prescribing Using A Community Utility: The ePrescribing Gateway

Description: 

This project designed, developed, piloted, and studied an e-Prescribing utility called Rx Gateway.

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January 1, 2006 to December 31, 2006

Maximizing Effectiveness of E-Prescribing Between Physicians and Community Pharmacies

Description: 

This project involved six e-Prescribing physician software vendors who coded, implemented, and deployed e-Prescribing software standards in Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Nevada, Rhode Island, and Tennessee.

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Project Dates: 
January 1, 2006 to December 31, 2006

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Special Study – Pilot Testing of Electronic Prescribing Standards

Description: 

This project, part of five grants awarded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to conduct electronic prescribing (e-prescribing) pilots, tested e- prescribing standards within small, community-based practices.

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Project Dates: 
February 1, 2006 to January 31, 2007

Enabling Electronic Prescribing and Enhanced Management of Controlled Medications

Description: 

This project developed the capability to electronically create and securely transmit prescriptions for controlled substances, thus improving medication management at the point of care.

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September 30, 2007 to May 31, 2012

Building an Implementation Toolset for E-Prescribing

Description: 

This project developed two e-Prescribing implementation toolsets, one for independent pharmacies, and the other for health care provider organizations.

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August 1, 2008 to September 30, 2011