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

RxSafe: Shared Medication Management and Decision Support for Rural Clinicians

Description: 

This project investigated the feasibility and impact of novel approaches to clinician decision support in multidisciplinary ambulatory care, emphasizing high-risk transitions of care. 

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September 1, 2007 to August 30, 2011

State and Regional Demonstration in Health Information Technology: Tennessee

Description: 

In this project, the MidSouth eHealth Alliance implemented and evaluated a regional data-sharing and interoperability service for health care entities in the Greater Memphis area.

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September 1, 2004 to September 30, 2010

Pilot Testing of Electronic Prescribing Standards

Description: 

This project, one of five grants awarded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to conduct electronic prescribing (e-prescribing) pilots, evaluated six standards that were being considered for e-prescribing under Medicare Part D.

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January 1, 2006 to December 31, 2006

Health Information Technology and Improving Medication Use

Description: 

This project was one of the Centers for Education and Research on Therapeutics’ projects, a national initiative to increase awareness of the benefits and risks of new, existing, or combined uses of therapeutics through education and research.

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September 1, 2007 to August 31, 2012

State and Regional Demonstration in Health Information Technology: Indiana

Description: 

The Indiana Network for Patient Care, an operational health information exchange (HIE) in central Indiana, is one of six AHRQ sponsored State and Regional demonstration projects begun in late 2004 and early 2005 to create State or regional HIEs.

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September 1, 2004 to July 31, 2010

State and Regional Demonstration in Health Information Technology: Rhode Island

Description: 

The Rhode Island Statewide Health Information Exchange, known as Currentcare, facilitated the development of the capability to deploy health information infrastructure at a statewide scale.

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September 1, 2004 to June 30, 2011

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