Alan J Zillich
Affiliation: Purdue University
- Evaluation of specialized medication packaging combined with medication therapy management: adherence, outcomes, and costs among Medicaid patientsAlan J Zillich
Center for Implementing Evidence Based Practices, Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis 46202 2879, USA
Med Care 50:485-93. 2012..This study evaluates the effect of a program combing specialized medication packaging and telephonic medication therapy management on medication adherence, health care utilization, and costs among Medicaid patients...
- An evaluation of educational outreach to improve evidence-based prescribing in Medicaid: a cautionary taleAlan J Zillich
School of Pharmacy, Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN, USA
J Eval Clin Pract 14:854-60. 2008..Evidence suggests that educational outreach ('academic detailing') improves evidence-based prescribing. We evaluated the impact of an academic detailing programme intended to increase new statin prescriptions...
- Caring for patients with chronic kidney disease: a joint opinion of the ambulatory care and the nephrology practice and research networks of the American College of Clinical PharmacyAlan J Zillich
Purdue Pharmacy Programs, Purdue University School of Pharmacy, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
Pharmacotherapy 25:123-43. 2005..Collectively, many opportunities exist for pharmacists who practice in the primary care setting to improve the care of patients with CKD...
- Antimicrobial use control measures to prevent and control antimicrobial resistance in US hospitalsAlan J Zillich
Department of Pharmacy Practice, Purdue University College of Pharmacy, West Lafayette, Indiana 46202, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:1088-95. 2006..The objective of this study was to examine relationships between antimicrobial use control strategies and AMR rates in a national sample of US hospitals...
- Influential characteristics of physician/pharmacist collaborative relationshipsAlan J Zillich
Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy and Pharmacal Sciences, Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN 46202 2959, USA
Ann Pharmacother 38:764-70. 2004..There are no studies that have examined the types of characteristics which most influence development of collaborative relationships between physicians and pharmacists...
- Development and initial validation of an instrument to measure physician-pharmacist collaboration from the physician perspectiveAlan J Zillich
Purdue University School of Pharmacy and Pharmacal Sciences, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Indianapolis, IN 46202 2879, USA
Value Health 8:59-66. 2005..The measure was analyzed for its factor structure, internal consistency, construct validity, and other psychometric properties...
- Utility of a questionnaire to measure physician-pharmacist collaborative relationshipsAlan J Zillich
School of Pharmacy, Purdue University, Department of Pharmacy Practice, W Lafayette, IN 46202, USA
J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 46:453-8. 2006..To examine the sensitivity and criterion validity of the 14-item Physician/Pharmacist Collaboration Index (PPCI)...
- Hypertension outcomes through blood pressure monitoring and evaluation by pharmacists (HOME study)Alan J Zillich
Department of Pharmacy Practice, Purdue University School of Pharmacy, W Lafayette, IN, USA
J Gen Intern Med 20:1091-6. 2005..To evaluate the effectiveness of a community pharmacist-based home blood pressure (BP) monitoring program...
- The structure and content of telephonic scripts found useful in a Medicaid Chronic Disease Management ProgramAlexis M Roth
Section of Adolescent Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
Chronic Illn 6:83-8. 2010..Our aim is to share these public-domain materials with other programmes...
- The Indiana Chronic Disease Management Program's impact on medicaid claims: a longitudinal, statewide evaluationBarry P Katz
Division of Biostatistics, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Med Care 47:154-60. 2009..Disease management programs have grown in popularity over the past decade as a strategy to curb escalating healthcare costs for persons with chronic diseases...
- Prescribers' interactions with medication alerts at the point of prescribing: A multi-method, in situ investigation of the human-computer interactionAlissa L Russ
Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Richard L Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN, USA
Int J Med Inform 81:232-43. 2012..We conducted an in situ, human factors investigation of outpatient prescribing to uncover factors that influence the prescriber-alert interaction and identify strategies to improve alert design...
- The net fiscal impact of a chronic disease management program: Indiana MedicaidAnn M Holmes
School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Indianapolis, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 27:855-64. 2008..The effect of the ICDMP varied by disease group and risk class: while cost savings were achieved in the CHF subgroup, disease management targeted to patients with only diabetes resulted in no significant fiscal impact...
- Exploring successful community pharmacist-physician collaborative working relationships using mixed methodsMargie E Snyder
Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Purdue University, W7555 Myers Building, 1001 W 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Res Social Adm Pharm 6:307-23. 2010..Data from successful pairs of community pharmacists and physicians may provide further insights into these exchange variables and expand research on models of professional collaboration...
- Effectiveness of a pharmacy care management program for veterans with dyslipidemiaMichael C Smith
Department of Pharmacy Services, Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Pharmacotherapy 33:736-43. 2013..To evaluate the effectiveness of a care management program provided by clinical pharmacists for veterans with dyslipidemia...
- Telephonic case-finding of major depression in a Medicaid chronic disease management program for diabetes and heart failureRonald T Ackermann
Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Gen Hosp Psychiatry 27:338-43. 2005..We evaluated a Medicaid-sponsored strategy for detecting depressive symptoms in adults with diabetes or congestive heart failure...
- Effectiveness of a hypertension care management program provided by clinical pharmacists for veteransSusan D Bex
Department of Pharmacy Services, Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
Pharmacotherapy 31:31-8. 2011..To evaluate the effectiveness of a hypertension care management program provided by clinical pharmacists...
- A randomized trial evaluating 2 approaches for promoting pharmacy-based referrals to the tobacco quitline: methods and baseline findingsAlan J Zillich
Department of Pharmacy Practice, Purdue University College of Pharmacy, 1001 W 10th Street W7555 Myers, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Res Social Adm Pharm 9:27-36. 2013....
- Thiazide diuretics, potassium, and the development of diabetes: a quantitative reviewAlan J Zillich
Purdue University College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
Hypertension 48:219-24. 2006..These data suggest that thiazide-induced hypokalemia is associated with increased blood glucose. Treatment of thiazide-induced hypokalemia may reverse glucose intolerance and possibly prevent the future development of diabetes...
- Evaluation of an online tobacco cessation course for health professions studentsAndrew N Schmelz
School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Purdue University, W7555 Myers Building, Wishard Health Services, 1001 W 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202 2879, USA
Am J Pharm Educ 74:36. 2010..To implement and evaluate the impact of a semester-long, online, 1-credit elective course designed to promote tobacco cessation counseling proficiency among health professions students...
- Tobacco use and cessation among veterans recovering from stroke or TIA: a qualitative assessment and implications for rehabilitationAlan J Zillich
Center of Excellence for Implementing Evidence Based Practices, VA Stroke QUERI Center, Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Top Stroke Rehabil 17:140-50. 2010..To understand factors associated with tobacco use and related tobacco cessation among veterans recovering from stroke/transient ischemic attack (TIA) that will facilitate design of a tailored intervention for rehabilitation services...
- A human factors investigation of medication alerts: barriers to prescriber decision-making and clinical workflowAlissa L Russ
VA HSR and D Center on Implementing Evidence Based Practice CIEBP, Roudebush VAMC, Indianapolis, IN, USA
AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2009:548-52. 2009..Results may be used to create alert redesigns, which have the potential to more fully support clinical workflow, prescriber decision-making, and patient safety...
- Outcomes of American Lung Association-Indiana Lung Centers asthma programKent H Summers
Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy and Pharmacal Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 2091, USA
Dis Manag 8:311-8. 2005..The results provide preliminary evidence to support continued delivery of asthma education in Lung Centers. Future efforts should emphasize education to improve treatment attitudes and behaviors...
- Implementation of inpatient and outpatient tobacco-cessation programsNicole M Stack
Department of Pharmacy Practice, Albany College of Pharmacy, Albany, NY, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:2074-9. 2007..Two programs in which pharmacists have an active role in the provision of tobacco-cessation education are described...
- Quality improvement toward decreasing high-risk medications for older veteran outpatientsAlan J Zillich
Center for Excellence in Implementing Evidence Based Practices, Quality and Clinical Informatics Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1299-305. 2008..To examine the effectiveness of a quality improvement program to decrease prescribing of high-risk medications...
- ASHP Therapeutic Position Statement on the Treatment of HypertensionAlan J Zillich
Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:1074-80. 2006
- Knowledge and attitudes about smoking cessation among pharmacy techniciansAlan J Zillich
Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind, USA
J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 44:578-82. 2004..To evaluate the knowledge and attitudes of pharmacy technicians before and after attending a continuing education program about smoking cessation...
- Healthy People 2010: challenges, opportunities, and a call to action for America's pharmacistsKarim Anton Calis
Pharmacotherapy 24:1241-94. 2004
- How pharmacists can assist physicians with controlling blood pressureBarry L Carter
Department of Family Medicine, Colleges of Pharmacy and Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 5:31-7. 2003..This review summarizes studies involving pharmacist participation in hypertension management and provides recommendations for obtaining pharmacist involvement...
- Smoking-cessation services in Iowa community pharmaciesMary L Aquilino
Department of Community and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
Pharmacotherapy 23:666-73. 2003..To examine community pharmacy practice with regard to providing smoking-cessation counseling...
- Pharmaceutical care services for patients with hypertensionBarry L Carter
Ann Pharmacother 37:1335-7. 2003
- Clinical pharmacists as multidisciplinary health care providers in the management of CKD: a joint opinion by the Nephrology and Ambulatory Care Practice and Research Networks of the American College of Clinical PharmacyMelanie S Joy
Am J Kidney Dis 45:1105-18. 2005
- Effect of a telephone medication renewal service on blood pressure controlAlan J Zillich
Division of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, University of Iowa, Department of Family Medicine, Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 43:561-5. 2003..To evaluate the effect of a pharmacist-staffed telephone medication renewal service on blood pressure (BP) control...
- Medication therapy management survey of the prescription drug plansSteven T Boyd
College of Pharmacy, Xavier University of Louisiana, Natchitoches, LA 71457, USA
J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 46:692-9. 2006....
- Association between preference-based health-related quality of life and asthma severityMarilyn L Moy
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 92:329-34. 2004..International guidelines have been developed to guide medical management according to asthma severity defined by lung function and symptom frequency...
- Eplerenone--a novel selective aldosterone blockerAlan J Zillich
Division of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy and Department of Family Medicine, College of Pharmacy, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
Ann Pharmacother 36:1567-76. 2002..To review the pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, clinical efficacy, and safety of eplerenone, a new selective aldosterone blocker...
- Effectiveness of a pharmacist-based smoking-cessation program and its impact on quality of lifeAlan J Zillich
Division of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy, University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, Iowa City 52241, USA
Pharmacotherapy 22:759-65. 2002..Among patients who quit, vitality, mental health, and self-control significantly improved during the 3-month program. Six-month cessation rates were modest, although HRQOL improved within 3 months of abstinence...
- Assessment of the relationship between measures of disease severity, quality of life, and willingness to pay in asthmaAlan J Zillich
University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, Lexington 40536 0082, USA
Pharmacoeconomics 20:257-65. 2002..DESIGN SETTING/PATIENTS AND PARTICIPANTS: One hundred patients with asthma were recruited from community pharmacies in Kentucky for 30-minute face-to-face interviews...