A M Wessell

Summary

Affiliation: Medical University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Medication Safety in Primary Care Practice: results from a PPRNet quality improvement intervention
    Andrea M Wessell
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Am J Med Qual 28:16-24. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Medication prescribing and monitoring errors in primary care: a report from the Practice Partner Research Network
    A M Wessell
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:e21. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Inappropriate medication use in the elderly: results from a quality improvement project in 99 primary care practices
    Andrea M Wessell
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcome Sciences, South Carolina College of Pharmacy, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 6:21-7. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Achievable benchmarks of care for primary care quality indicators in a practice-based research network
    Andrea M Wessell
    South Carolina College of Pharmacy, Medical University of South Carolina Campus, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Am J Med Qual 23:39-46. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Achieving blood pressure control in patients with diabetes: a case study in primary care
    Andrea M Wessell
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Top Health Inf Manage 24:3-7. 2003
  6. doi request reprint The association of vitamin D deficiency and insufficiency with diabetic nephropathy: implications for health disparities
    Vanessa A Diaz
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 22:521-7. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Two pharmacy interventions to improve refill persistence for chronic disease medications: a randomized, controlled trial
    Paul J Nietert
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Med Care 47:32-40. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Improving the translation of research into primary care practice: results of a national quality improvement demonstration project
    Steven Ornstein
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:379-90. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Alcohol screening and brief counseling in a primary care hypertensive population: a quality improvement intervention
    Heather Liszka Rose
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Addiction 103:1271-80. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of pharmacist-administered diabetes mellitus education and management services
    Kelly R Ragucci
    Department of Pharmacy and Clinical Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 25:1809-16. 2005

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Medication Safety in Primary Care Practice: results from a PPRNet quality improvement intervention
    Andrea M Wessell
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Am J Med Qual 28:16-24. 2013
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  2. doi request reprint Medication prescribing and monitoring errors in primary care: a report from the Practice Partner Research Network
    A M Wessell
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:e21. 2010
    ..In this article, a study is presented in which a set of medication prescribing and monitoring quality indicators were developed, and adherence to them was assessed among a group of US primary care practices...
  3. doi request reprint Inappropriate medication use in the elderly: results from a quality improvement project in 99 primary care practices
    Andrea M Wessell
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcome Sciences, South Carolina College of Pharmacy, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 6:21-7. 2008
    ..The use of potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs) in the elderly population is common. Interventions to decrease PIM use in primary care settings are needed...
  4. doi request reprint Achievable benchmarks of care for primary care quality indicators in a practice-based research network
    Andrea M Wessell
    South Carolina College of Pharmacy, Medical University of South Carolina Campus, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Am J Med Qual 23:39-46. 2008
    ..Primary care practices can achieve high performance across a number of quality indicators, and PPRNet ABCs can serve as benchmarks for primary care practitioners and payers...
  5. ncbi request reprint Achieving blood pressure control in patients with diabetes: a case study in primary care
    Andrea M Wessell
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Top Health Inf Manage 24:3-7. 2003
    ..Blood pressure control is achieved in a majority of patients in this practice secondary to their focus on guidelines, involvement of nursing staff in case management, and medication use consistent with recommendations...
  6. doi request reprint The association of vitamin D deficiency and insufficiency with diabetic nephropathy: implications for health disparities
    Vanessa A Diaz
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 22:521-7. 2009
    ..To evaluate the association between vitamin D deficiency and insufficiency with diabetic nephropathy across racial/ethnic groups...
  7. doi request reprint Two pharmacy interventions to improve refill persistence for chronic disease medications: a randomized, controlled trial
    Paul J Nietert
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Med Care 47:32-40. 2009
    ..Despite the proven effectiveness of many medications for chronic diseases, many patients do not refill their prescriptions in the required timeframe...
  8. ncbi request reprint Improving the translation of research into primary care practice: results of a national quality improvement demonstration project
    Steven Ornstein
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:379-90. 2008
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Alcohol screening and brief counseling in a primary care hypertensive population: a quality improvement intervention
    Heather Liszka Rose
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Addiction 103:1271-80. 2008
    ..To determine the effect of an intervention to improve alcohol screening and brief counseling for hypertensive patients in primary care...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of pharmacist-administered diabetes mellitus education and management services
    Kelly R Ragucci
    Department of Pharmacy and Clinical Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 25:1809-16. 2005
    ..Additional goals were to compare outcomes with goals specified for patients with diabetes by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and identify areas for improvement...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effect of terminal digit preference on blood pressure measurement and treatment in primary care
    Paul J Nietert
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA
    Am J Hypertens 19:147-52. 2006
    ..This article examines the prevalence of terminal digit preference (TDP) in primary care practices and the effect that a practice's level of TDP influences patients' BP measurements and management...
  12. ncbi request reprint Strategies to accelerate translation of research into primary care within practices using electronic medical records
    Lynne S Nemeth
    The College of Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 22:343-9. 2007
    ..Quantitative survey results provide mean scores reflecting the integration of these strategies by practices. Nursing staff plays important roles to facilitate quality improvement within collaborative primary care practices...
  13. pmc Different paths to high-quality care: three archetypes of top-performing practice sites
    Chris Feifer
    Department of Family Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif 90033, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:233-41. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine variations in the adoption of improvements among sites achieving the best outcomes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Improving diabetes care through a multicomponent quality improvement model in a practice-based research network
    Steven Ornstein
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Am J Med Qual 22:34-41. 2007
    ..The findings suggest that a multicomponent intervention can have a robust impact on quality of care for diabetes...
  15. ncbi request reprint Pharmacy practice, research, education, and advocacy for older adults
    Sunny A Linnebur
    Pharmacotherapy 25:1396-430. 2005
    ..Although it can be challenging, funding for this type of research is available. Patient and political advocacy is also important to support this growing population...