Michael D Murray
Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- Effect of a pharmacist on adverse drug events and medication errors in outpatients with cardiovascular diseaseMichael D Murray
Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7360, Kerr Hall, Room 2212, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7360, USA
Arch Intern Med 169:757-63. 2009..Adverse drug events and medication errors are threats to quality care. Inpatient studies suggest that a pharmacist may reduce these events, but outpatient studies have not been forthcoming...
- Factors associated with exacerbation of heart failure include treatment adherence and health literacy skillsM D Murray
Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Clin Pharmacol Ther 85:651-8. 2009..15-0.76). We conclude that inadequate treatment adherence and health literacy skills are key factors in the exacerbation of heart failure. These findings emphasize the need for careful instruction of patients about their medications...
- Medication instruction by pharmacists: making good on an offerMichael D Murray
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
N C Med J 68:343-5. 2007
- Comparison of methods to assess medication adherence and classify nonadherenceRichard A Hansen
Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 7360, 2205 Kerr Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Ann Pharmacother 43:413-22. 2009..Various measures of medication adherence exist, but there is controversy regarding which measures provide acceptable data and how nonadherence should be defined...
- Pharmacist intervention to improve medication adherence in heart failure: a randomized trialMichael D Murray
Center for Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, University of North Carolina School of Pharmacy, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7360, USA
Ann Intern Med 146:714-25. 2007..Patients with heart failure who take several prescription medications sometimes have poor adherence to their treatment regimens. Few interventions designed to improve adherence to therapy have been rigorously tested...
- Effectiveness of pharmacist care for patients with reactive airways disease: a randomized controlled trialMorris Weinberger
Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
JAMA 288:1594-602. 2002..It is not known whether patient outcomes are enhanced by effective pharmacist-patient interactions...
- Depression affects adherence measurement but not the effectiveness of an adherence intervention in heart failure patientsRichard A Hansen
Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 49:760-8. 2009....
- Risk of adverse gastrointestinal events from inhaled corticosteroidsRichard A Hansen
Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Pharmacy, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7360, USA
Pharmacotherapy 28:1325-34. 2008..To determine whether patients prescribed inhaled corticosteroids are at risk for adverse gastrointestinal effects...
- Effect of ropinirole on sleep outcomes in patients with restless legs syndrome: meta-analysis of pooled individual patient data from randomized controlled trialsRichard A Hansen
Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, Center for Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7360, USA
Pharmacotherapy 29:255-62. 2009....
- Can computer-generated evidence-based care suggestions enhance evidence-based management of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease? A randomized, controlled trialWilliam M Tierney
Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, M200 OPW, Wishard Memorial Hospital, 1001 West 10th St, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Health Serv Res 40:477-97. 2005..Translation of evidence-based guidelines into clinical practice has been inconsistent. We performed a randomized, controlled trial of guideline-based care suggestions delivered to physicians when writing orders on computer workstations...
- Methodology of an ongoing, randomized, controlled trial to improve drug use for elderly patients with chronic heart failureMichael D Murray
Department of Pharmacy Practice, Purdue University School of Pharmacy, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 2:53-65. 2004..However, patients may not adhere to therapy. Patients with complex medication regimens and low health literacy are at risk for nonadherence...
- Patients' health literacy and experience with instructions: influence preferences for heart failure medication instructionsDaniel G Morrow
Beckman Institute, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign and and the Institute of Aviation, Williard Airport, One Airport Road, Q5, MC 394, Savoy, IL 61874 USA
J Aging Health 19:575-93. 2007..The study evaluated these instructions by examining whether patients preferred them to standard pharmacy instructions...
- Association of refill adherence and health care use among adults with hypertension in an urban health care systemKevin T Stroupe
Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines 60141 5151, and the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Pharmacotherapy 26:779-89. 2006..e., patients who have and have not, respectively, experienced hypertension-related target organ damage), and to examine the association of refill adherence with hospitalization and health care costs among these patients...
- Correlates of health literacy in patients with chronic heart failureDan Morrow
Beckman Institute of Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
Gerontologist 46:669-76. 2006..We investigated relationships between health literacy and general cognitive and sensory abilities, as well as education, health, and demographic variables, in a community sample of middle-aged and older adults...
- Factors associated with drug adherence and blood pressure control in patients with hypertensionAndrew B Morris
Department of Pharmacy Practice, Purdue University School of Pharmacy and Pharmacal Sciences, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Pharmacotherapy 26:483-92. 2006..Self-reported and refill adherences appear to provide complementary information and are associated with reductions in systolic and diastolic blood pressure of similar magnitude...
- The Indiana Chronic Disease Management ProgramMarc B Rosenman
Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Milbank Q 84:135-63. 2006..The evaluation involves a randomized controlled trial in two inner-city group practices, as well as a statewide observational design. This article describes the ICDMP, highlights challenges, and discusses approaches to its evaluation...
- Supervision of students may protect academic physicians from cognitive bias: a study of decision making and multiple treatment alternatives in medicineTodd Eric Roswarski
Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
Med Decis Making 26:154-61. 2006..Situations involving multiple alternatives can increase the difficulty of making a decision, resulting in more choice deferral than when fewer alternatives are available...
- Medication and dietary compliance beliefs in heart failureSusan J Bennett
Indiana University School of Nursing, USA
West J Nurs Res 27:977-93; discussion 994-9. 2005..Heart failure patients perceive benefits of and barriers to compliance with therapeutic regimens that are likely to be amenable to tailored interventions designed to enhance compliance...
- Indiana chronic disease management program risk stratification analysisJingjin Li
Department of Medicine and Children s Health Services Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, and Regenstrief Institute, Inc, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Med Care 43:979-84. 2005..The objective of this study was to compare the ability of risk stratification models derived from administrative data to classify groups of patients for enrollment in a tailored chronic disease management program...
- Issues in conducting randomized controlled trials of health services research interventions in nonacademic practice settings: the case of retail pharmaciesMorris Weinberger
Indiana University Schol of Medicine, USA
Health Serv Res 37:1067-77. 2002..Pragmatic problems, although significant, can be successfully overcome...
- Preservation of cognitive function with antihypertensive medications: a longitudinal analysis of a community-based sample of African AmericansMichael D Murray
Department of Psychiatry, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
Arch Intern Med 162:2090-6. 2002..Corresponding analysis using blood pressure measurements on the subset of participants was inconclusive. CONCLUSION: Antihypertensive medication use is associated with preservation of cognitive function in older African American adults...
- Association between adherence to diuretic therapy and health care utilization in patients with heart failureMichelle A Chui
Midwestern University College of Pharmacy-Glendale, Glendale, Arizona, USA
Pharmacotherapy 23:326-32. 2003..If these findings are confirmed by a larger study, interventions to improve adherence and patient health outcomes should consider the timing of doses as well as the number of daily doses of a diuretic...
- Correlates of health-related quality of life among lower-income, urban adults with congestive heart failureDaniel O Clark
Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis, 46202, USA
Heart Lung 32:391-401. 2003..Variance explained ranged from 14 to 33%. CONCLUSION: These cross-sectional data highlight the potential significance of social and behavioral factors in CHF-specific HRQL...
- Assessing symptoms and peak expiratory flow rate as predictors of asthma exacerbationsWilliam M Tierney
Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1001 W 10th Street, Room M200 OPW, Indianapolis, IN 46256, USA
J Gen Intern Med 19:237-42. 2004..To investigate peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR) and quality of life scores for their ability to predict exacerbations of asthma...
- Failure of computerized treatment suggestions to improve health outcomes of outpatients with uncomplicated hypertension: results of a randomized controlled trialMichael D Murray
Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, USA
Pharmacotherapy 24:324-37. 2004..To assess the effects of evidence-based treatment suggestions for hypertension made to physicians and pharmacists using a comprehensive electronic medical record system...
- Health care and medication costs and use among older adults with heart failureKevin T Stroupe
Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines VA Hospital, Illinois 60141 5151, USA
Am J Med 116:443-50. 2004..To target interventions effectively, it is important to understand the association of medication acquisition with health care utilization and costs...
- Association of medication adherence, knowledge, and skills with emergency department visits by adults 50 years or older with congestive heart failureCarol J Hope
School of Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 61:2043-9. 2004..001). CONCLUSION: Greater medication knowledge, skills, and adherence were associated with fewer ED visits among patients 50 years of age or older with CHF in an urban, teaching medical center...
- A conceptual framework to study medication adherence in older adultsMichael D Murray
Department of Pharmacy Practice, Purdue University School of Pharmacy, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 2:36-43. 2004..Adults aged > or =50 years often have multiple chronic diseases requiring multiple medications. However, even drugs with well-documented benefits are often not taken as prescribed, for a variety of reasons...
- Patient-centered instructions for medications prescribed for the treatment of heart failureDaniel G Morrow
Institute of Aviation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA
Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 2:44-52. 2004..This suggests that the use of such instructions may improve patients' medication knowledge and their adherence to treatment regimens...
- Association between adherence measurements of metoprolol and health care utilization in older patients with heart failureWanzhu Tu
Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indiannapolis, USA
Clin Pharmacol Ther 77:189-201. 2005..The potential utility of these measures for other beta-adrenergic antagonists and perhaps other cardiovascular drugs should be investigated...
- Improving medication knowledge among older adults with heart failure: a patient-centered approach to instruction designDaniel G Morrow
Institute of Aviation, Aviation Human Factors Division, Willard Airport One Airport Road, Q5, MC 394, Savoy, IL 61874, USA
Gerontologist 45:545-52. 2005..We investigated whether patient-centered instructions for chronic heart failure medications increase comprehension and memory for medication information in older adults diagnosed with chronic heart failure...
- Discriminant properties of commonly used quality of life measures in heart failureSusan J Bennet
Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis 46202, USA
Qual Life Res 11:349-59. 2002..All three instruments were satisfactory for measuring HRQL, but the disease-specific instruments were preferable to the generic instrument. The decision of which instrument to use depends on the purpose of the study...