hospital pharmacy service
Summary: Hospital department responsible for the receiving, storing, and distribution of pharmaceutical supplies.
Publications210 found, 100 shown here
- Transformation of a pharmacy department: impact on pharmacist interventions, error prevention, and costKarren Crowson
Huntsville Hospital, 101 Sivley Road, Huntsville, AL 35801, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Improv 28:324-30. 2002..In an effort to determine its feasibility, Huntsville Hospital (Huntsville, Alabama) conducted a pilot study to compare the central-based (CB) model with the UB model and then implemented the new model...
- ASHP national survey of pharmacy practice in hospital settings: monitoring and patient education--2003Craig A Pedersen
Division of Pharmacy Practice and Administration, College of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 1291, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 61:457-71. 2004..Results of the 2003 ASHP national survey of pharmacy practice in hospital settings that pertain to monitoring and patient education are presented...
- Medication errors: hospital pharmacist perspectiveHenk Jan Guchelaar
Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Toxicology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
Drugs 65:1735-46. 2005..Moreover, the specific role of the clinical pharmacist in improving medication safety is highlighted, both at an organisational level and in individual patient care...
- Opportunities for pharmacyPhilip J Schneider
Latiolais Leadership Program, College of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:S10-6; quiz S24-6. 2007..To summarize key points from the most recent Institute of Medicine (IOM) report, Preventing Medication Errors, and their relevance to health-system pharmacists...
- Hospital drug distribution systems in the UK and Germany--a study of medication errorsK Taxis
Centre for Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, London, UK
Pharm World Sci 21:25-31. 1999..Errors occurring with the traditional system and the unit dose system may be reduced if the original prescription is used for medication administration...
- Medication errors in hospitals: computerized unit dose drug dispensing system versus ward stock distribution systemJean Eudes Fontan
Pharmacie et Laboratoire de Toxico pharmacologie, Hôpital Robert Debré AP HP, 48 Bd Serurier 75019 Paris, France
Pharm World Sci 25:112-7. 2003....
- Prescribing errors in hospital inpatients: their incidence and clinical significanceB Dean
Department of Practice and Policy, The School of Pharmacy, University of London, London WC1N 1AX, UK
Qual Saf Health Care 11:340-4. 2002..This pilot study sought to investigate their incidence in one UK hospital...
- Comparison of methods for detecting medication errors in 36 hospitals and skilled-nursing facilitiesElizabeth A Flynn
Center for Pharmacy Operations and Designs, Department of Pharmacy Care Systems, Harrison School of Pharmacy, Auburn University AU, Auburn, AL, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 59:436-46. 2002..Pharmacy technicians were more efficient and accurate than R.N.s and L.P.N.s in collecting data about medication errors...
- Study of the effect of standardized chemotherapy order forms on prescribing errors and anti-emetic costHarold S Sano
Hematology Oncology Service, Department of Pharmacy, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
J Oncol Pharm Pract 11:21-30. 2005..No previously published study reported SCOFs were used to reduce both prescribing errors and anti-emetic cost. This study attempts to measure these outcomes in a haematology-oncology pharmacy service...
- Clinical pharmacists and inpatient medical care: a systematic reviewPeter J Kaboli
Center for Research in the Implementation of Innovative Strategies in Practice, Iowa City VA Medical Center, and University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52246, USA
Arch Intern Med 166:955-64. 2006..The purpose of this review was to evaluate the published literature on the effects of interventions by clinical pharmacists on processes and outcomes of care in hospitalized adults...
- Cytotoxic drug contamination on the outside of vials delivered to a hospital pharmacyH J Mason
Health and Safety Laboratory, Sheffield S3 7HQ, UK
Ann Occup Hyg 47:681-5. 2003..Levels of glove and floor contamination for some drugs were found to be comparable with values found in our study of the clean rooms where the isolators were situated and the pharmacy staff prepared the cytotoxic drugs...
- Evaluation of a hospital-based community liaison pharmacy service in Northern IrelandHelen Bolas
Antrim Area Hospital Academic Practice Unit, Antrim Area Hospital, 45 Bush Road, Antrim BT41 2RL, Northern Ireland
Pharm World Sci 26:114-20. 2004....
- Drug-dispensing errors in the hospital pharmacyTânia Azevedo Anacleto
Hospital Joao XXIII, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
Clinics (Sao Paulo) 62:243-50. 2007..To determine the dispensing error rate and to identify factors associated with them, and to propose prevention actions...
- Pharmacist participation in medical rounds reduces medication errorsKimberly K Scarsi
Department of Pharmacy, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Feinberg LC 700, 251 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 59:2089-92. 2002
- Occurrence of dispensing errors and efforts to reduce medication errors at the Central Arkansas Veteran's Healthcare SystemPhilip Rolland
Western Arizona Regional Medical Center, Bullhead City, Arizona 86442, USA
Drug Saf 27:271-82. 2004....
- Electronic prescribing: a review of costs and benefitsSarah T Corley
University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
Top Health Inf Manage 24:29-38. 2003..The conclusion is made that electronic prescribing software is cost-effective for all size practices with a more rapid return on investment in larger practices...
- Prioritizing strategies for preventing medication errors and adverse drug events in pediatric inpatientsElizabeth B Fortescue
Department of Medicine, Quality Improvement, and Risk Management, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Pediatrics 111:722-9. 2003..The objective of this study was to classify the major types of medication errors in pediatric inpatients and to determine which strategies might most effectively prevent them...
- Medication errors in United States hospitalsC A Bond
Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Amarillo, 79106, USA
Pharmacotherapy 21:1023-36. 2001..The results of this study should help hospitals reduce the number of medication errors that occur each year...
- Medication errors and drug-dispensing systems in a hospital pharmacyTânia Azevedo Anacleto
Faculty of Pharmacy, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
Clinics (Sao Paulo) 60:325-32. 2005....
- Surface contamination of chemotherapy drug vials and evaluation of new vial-cleaning techniques: results of three studiesThomas H Connor
Division of Applied Research and Technology, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 62:475-84. 2005..The results of three studies that describe the external contamination of chemotherapy drug vials are presented. New techniques for the improved decontamination of vials containing cisplatin are also described...
- [Detection and classification of medication errors at Joan XXIII University Hospital]S Jornet Montaña
Servicio de Farmacia, Hospital Universitari Joan XXIII, Tarragona
Farm Hosp 28:90-6. 2004..The acceptance of this voluntary report system's implementation was also assessed...
- Clinical and economic impact of a pharmacist-intervention to promote sequential intravenous to oral clindamycin conversionM J Martinez
Department of Pharmacy, Meixoeiro Hospital, Pontevedra, Spain
Pharm World Sci 22:53-8. 2000..A sequential program with clindamycin may provide a cost-effective alternative to conventional therapy and the introduction of an information sheet is a cost-effective strategy to promote it...
- Incidence and risk factors of preparation errors in a centralized cytotoxic preparation unitS Limat
Department of Pharmacy, , Bd Fleming, 25 030, France
Pharm World Sci 23:102-6. 2001..Preparation mistakes appeared to have many causes. These results could be used to revise the general organization and determine a suitable purchasing policy...
- Evaluating dispensing error detection rates in a hospital pharmacyN J Facchinetti
Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269, USA
Med Care 37:39-43. 1999..The study tested whether nonpharmacists, in this case licensed practical nurses/medication nurses, were as competent as pharmacists in checking for errors in unit dose cassettes prepared for hospital patients...
- The frequency and potential causes of dispensing errors in a hospital pharmacyAdnan Beso
Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Pharm World Sci 27:182-90. 2005..To determine the frequency and types of dispensing errors identified both at the final check stage and outside of a UK hospital pharmacy, to explore the reasons why they occurred, and to make recommendations for their prevention...
- Reducing waste of intravenous solutionsL D Diehl
Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI
Am J Hosp Pharm 49:106-8. 1992..By using several methods to reduce the waste of i.v. solutions, a pharmacy department has limited the rate of waste to only 3.27%...
- The efficacy and cost effectiveness of new antiemetic guidelinesC Engstrom
VA Maryland Health Care System, Baltimore, USA
Oncol Nurs Forum 26:1453-8. 1999..To develop antiemetic guidelines to improve efficacy, optimize nursing and pharmacy time, increase compliance, and enhance cost savings...
- The impact of China's retail drug price control policy on hospital expenditures: a case study in two Shandong hospitalsQingyue Meng
Center for Health Management and Policy, Shandong University, Wenhua Xi Rd 44, Jinan, Shandong 250012, China
Health Policy Plan 20:185-96. 2005..Improvement of rational use of drugs and correcting the present incentive structure for hospitals and drug prescribers may be important additional strategies for achieving containment of drug expenditures...
- An evaluation of pharmacist contribution to an oncology ward in a Swedish hospitalEva Rämme Bremberg
Karolinska Pharmacy, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
J Oncol Pharm Pract 12:75-81. 2006..The aim of this project was to establish the importance of a pharmacist in the health-care team in improving drug use in an oncology ward in the Department of Oncology, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden...
- Prescription errors with cytotoxic drugs and the inadequacy of existing classificationsCyril Slama
Pharmacy Department, European Hospital Georges Pompidou, Paris Cedex, France
Pharm World Sci 27:339-43. 2005..To quantify the amount of potential prescription errors for anticancer drugs in order to improve the quality of care...
- How many hospital pharmacy medication dispensing errors go undetected?Jennifer L Cina
Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:73-80. 2006..A study was conducted at an academic tertiary care hospital to characterize the incidence and severity of medication dispensing errors in a hospital pharmacy...
- Ensuring seamless care at hospital discharge: a national surveyJ Sexton
Royal Liverpool University Hospital, UK
J Clin Pharm Ther 25:385-93. 2000..To identify the services that hospital pharmacies were providing in 1999 to facilitate seamless care upon patient discharge...
- A continuous-improvement approach for reducing the number of chemotherapy-related medication errorsB R Goldspiel
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, Pharmacy Department, Bldg 10, Room 1N 257, MSC 1196, Bethesda, MD 20892 1196, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 57:S4-9. 2000..The continuous-improvement process used prospectively by the task force helps ensure that safe chemotherapy practices are instituted uniformly throughout the hospital...
- Prescription errors in UK critical care unitsS A Ridley
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Colney Lane, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7UY, UK
Anaesthesia 59:1193-200. 2004..9% of all errors. Although prescription rates (and error rates) in critical care appear higher than elsewhere in hospital, the number of potentially serious errors is similar to other areas of high-risk practice...
- Dispensing error rate after implementation of an automated pharmacy carousel systemScott Oswald
Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Stanford, CA, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:1427-31. 2007..A study was conducted to determine filling and dispensing error rates before and after the implementation of an automated pharmacy carousel system (APCS)...
- Evaluation of the performance of pharmacists in terms of providing health assistance at a university hospitalThais Rodrigues Penaforte
University of Sao Paulo, College of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto, Department of Social Medicine Ribeirão Preto, Brazil
Clinics (Sao Paulo) 62:567-72. 2007....
- Medication dispensing errors and potential adverse drug events before and after implementing bar code technology in the pharmacyEric G Poon
Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and Partners Information Systems, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
Ann Intern Med 145:426-34. 2006..Many dispensing errors made in hospital pharmacies can harm patients. Some hospitals are investing in bar code technology to reduce these errors, but data about its efficacy are limited...
- Exposure to antineoplastic drugs in two UK hospital pharmacy unitsH J Mason
Health and Safety Laboratory, Buxton UK
Ann Occup Hyg 49:603-10. 2005..To carry out an environmental and biological monitoring study in two UK hospital pharmacy units involved in the preparation of antineoplastic drugs...
- [Evaluation of platinum contamination of a hazardous drug preparation area in a hospital pharmacy]Gilles Leboucher
Service Pharmaceutique, Hopital de la Croix Rousse, 69317 Lyon Cedex 04, France
Bull Cancer 89:949-55. 2002..In this way, a centralized unit provides total protection from exposure to hazardous drugs...
- Monitoring surface contamination by antineoplastic drugs using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry and voltammetryGudrun Schmaus
Institute for Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Munich University, Munich, Germany
Am J Health Syst Pharm 59:956-61. 2002
- Drug use inefficiency: a hidden source of wasted health care dollarsR G Gillerman
Department of Anesthesia, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
Anesth Analg 91:921-4. 2000..Drug wastage represents a significant portion of the entire anesthesia drug budget. Waste reduction strategies should allow a portion of the "avoidable" waste to be reduced...
- Hospital Use of Ethanol Survey (HUES): preliminary resultsSteven H Smoger
Department of Veteran Affairs, Louisville, KY, USA
J Addict Dis 21:65-73. 2002..Alcohol is widely dispensed with few guidelines in this sample of acute-care hospitals. Additional research on therapeutic efficacy, consequences, and institutional oversight of alcohol in hospitals is needed...
- Prescribing errors resulting in adverse drug events: how can they be prevented?Petra A Thürmann
Expert Opin Drug Saf 5:489-93. 2006..However, these systems still have some shortcomings and it has not yet convincingly been shown that the use of this technology really improves patient safety...
- Assessing and monitoring override medications in automated dispensing devicesJoanne G Kowiatek
Medication Safety, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:309-17. 2006..The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics assessed the safety of the automated dispensing device (ADD) override process to reduce the number of override medications stored in the ADD...
- The Institute of Medicine report, preventing medication errors: another good dayMichael R Cohen
Institute for Safe Medication Practices, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:S1-2. 2007
- U.S. emergency care in jeopardy, experts sayDonna Young
Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:1384, 1386, 1388. 2006
- Effect of a remote order scanning system on processing medication ordersSamir Sikri
Professional Services, MarketRx, Gurgaon, India
Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:1438-41. 2006
- Improving the bar-coded medication administration system at the Department of Veterans AffairsPeter D Mills
National Center for Patient Safety, Department of Veterans Affairs, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:1442-7. 2006
- Cost implications of and potential adverse events prevented by interventions of a critical care pharmacistBrian J Kopp
Adult Critical Care, University Medical Center, Tucson, AZ, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:2483-7. 2007..The cost implications of and potential adverse events prevented by the interventions of a critical care pharmacist were studied...
- Evaluation of pharmacist clinical interventions in a Dutch hospital settingLiesbeth Bosma
Hospital Pharmacy, Isala Klinieken, Zwolle, The Netherlands
Pharm World Sci 30:31-8. 2008..Assessing the relevance of a clinically active pharmacist method compared to the traditional working method...
- Meds on the move: from cupboard to machineDeborah S Wagner
Department of Pharmacy, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0211, USA
J Perianesth Nurs 20:444-6. 2005
- Feedback to doctors about prescribing errors in the hospital settingClaire Keith
Pharm World Sci 30:145. 2008
- Towards the reduction of medication errors in orthopedics and spinal surgery: outcomes using a pharmacist-led approachBradley K Weiner
Division of Spinal Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:104-7. 2008..OBJECTIVE.: In this study the authors aimed to assess the frequency of medication ordering errors and to examine the impact of local measures set forth to reduce their occurrence...
- [Physicians' expectations towards pharmacy services on ward]S Bourget
Département pharmacie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Grenoble, Grenoble, France
J Pharm Belg 62:130-4. 2007..25% of the respondents cite the pharmacist as an active player in managing different key-points of the prescription. After being confronted with clinical examples, 73% of the prescribers consider pharmacists' interventions as useful...
- The contribution of a pharmacy admissions service to patient careGemma Bracey
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Clin Med 8:53-7. 2008..Only 24% (n=29) of items needed on discharge had to be dispensed in pharmacy and 33% (n=41) were available as patients' own drugs...
- ASHP national survey of pharmacy practice in hospital settings: prescribing and transcribing--2007Craig A Pedersen
Latiolais Leadership Program, College of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 1291, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 65:827-43. 2008..Results of the 2007 ASHP national survey of pharmacy practice in hospital settings that pertain to prescribing and transcribing are presented...
- Pharmacist recognition of and adherence to medication-use policies and safety practicesAline H Saad
Department of Pharmacy Services, University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers UMHHC, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0008, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:2050-4. 2007..Pharmacist recognition of and adherence to medication-use policies and safety practices were assessed...
- The impact of a closed-loop electronic prescribing and administration system on prescribing errors, administration errors and staff time: a before-and-after studyBryony Dean Franklin
Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK
Qual Saf Health Care 16:279-84. 2007....
- Case study: an interdisciplinary approach to medication error reductionNatasha Nicol
McLeod Regional Medical Center, Cardinal Health, Florence, SC 29501, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:S17-20; quiz S24-6. 2007
- Case study: novel ways automation enhances medication safetyPaul Witkowski
Alliance Community Hospital, Alliance, OH 44601, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:S21-3; quiz S24-6. 2007
- Contributions of pharmacists through the promotion of proper drug useYuya Ise
Department of Pharmaceutical Service, Nippon Medical School Hospital, Japan
Yakugaku Zasshi 127:1021-5. 2007....
- Pharmacist travels medication safety pathDonna Young
Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:912, 916. 2007
- Impact of a pharmacy resident on hospital length of stay and drug-related costsYvonne Terceros
Saint Michael s Medical Center, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
Ann Pharmacother 41:742-8. 2007..The impact of pharmacy residents' interventions on medical rounds has not been well evaluated...
- Persuasive length-of-stay argument made by emergency physicians, nursesCheryl A Thompson
Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:576, 578. 2007
- Preventing medication errors: a summaryDavid W Bates
Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:S3-9; quiz S24-6. 2007..To summarize key recommendations and supporting evidence from the most recent Institute of Medicine (IOM) report, Preventing Medication Errors...
- [Clinical and economic impact of the pharmacy resident incorporation into the healthcare team]C Arroyo Conde
Servicio de Farmacia, Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona
Farm Hosp 30:284-90. 2006..To quantify the impact of the incorporation of a hospital pharmacy resident into a healthcare team. To describe the work schedule followed...
- Effect of computerisation on the quality and safety of chemotherapy prescriptionMarc Voeffray
Pharmacy Service, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
Qual Saf Health Care 15:418-21. 2006..Multiple errors can occur during the prescription, the transmission of documents and the drug delivery processes, and lead to potentially serious consequences...
- Medication report reduces number of medication errors when elderly patients are discharged from hospitalPatrik Midlöv
Tåbelund Primary Health Care Centre, Solv 33, Eslov 24131, Sweden
Pharm World Sci 30:92-8. 2008..To investigate whether a Medication Report can reduce the number of medication errors when elderly patients are discharged from hospital...
- Outcomes of recommendations by hospice pharmacistsJerome Lee
Walgreens Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:2235-9. 2006..The value of pharmaceutical care recommendations made by consultant pharmacists and the outcomes of these recommendations were studied...
- Lessons learned from a medication errorVictoria Tamis
Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:2186, 2188. 2006
- Interventions of hospital pharmacists in improving drug therapy in children: a systematic literature reviewNavneet Sanghera
The School of Pharmacy, Centre for Paediatric Pharmacy Research, Institute of Child Health, University of London, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, England
Drug Saf 29:1031-47. 2006..On the basis of this review, we can conclude that pharmacist reviewing of medication charts is very important in identifying medication errors; hence, it is likely to be the most effective method of improving drug therapy in children...
- The effects of electronic prescribing on the quality of prescribingParastou Donyai
Department of Pharmacy, Kingston University, Surrey, UK
Br J Clin Pharmacol 65:230-7. 2008..Hospital pharmacists already review prescriptions to both detect errors and improve prescription quality...
- Introduction and evaluation of a newly established holiday work system in the pharmacy ward at Municipal Ikeda HospitalMichiaki Myotoku
Department of Pharmacy, Municipal Ikeda Hospital, Ikeda City, Japan
Yakugaku Zasshi 126:1003-10. 2006..The results of this survey indicate that keeping the ward pharmacy open on holidays contributes to the promotion of the proper use of medicines, reduction of risks related to injections and improvement in the quality of medical care...
- Frequency, type and clinical importance of medication history errors at admission to hospital: a systematic reviewVincent C Tam
Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ont
CMAJ 173:510-5. 2005..We undertook a systematic review of studies describing the frequency, type and clinical importance of medication history errors at hospital admission...
- Assessment of clinical pharmacists' interventions in French hospitals: results of a multicenter studyPierrick Bedouch
Pôle pharmacie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Grenoble and Laboratoire ThEMAS TIMC UMR CNRS 5525, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
Ann Pharmacother 42:1095-103. 2008..Multicenter studies are necessary to standardize and demonstrate the value of clinical pharmacy activities in these countries...
- Improving medication management for patients: the effect of a pharmacist on post-admission ward roundsM Fertleman
Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow HA1 3UJ, UK
Qual Saf Health Care 14:207-11. 2005..We sought to demonstrate the problem in our hospital by collecting data on prescribing practice from three consecutive general medical post-take ward rounds...
- [Clinical pharmacist improves the use of drugs in hospital]Piia Pretsch
Sykehusapotekene ANS, Sykehusapoteket Aker, Trondheimsveien 235, 0514 Oslo
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:1923-5. 2004..We investigated how a clinical pharmacist can contribute to quality assurance of the use of drugs for inpatients in a respiratory ward...
- Interventions in seamless careAnneke D Booij
Quality Institute for Pharmaceutical Care, Kampen, The Netherlands
Pharm World Sci 25:41-2. 2003..These errors might occur when a patient is discharged from hospital. Both disciplines can complement each other in medication management for the patient...
- Medical errors and their prevention (Mar'03 Vol 96 No 3)Mark McCullagh
Ir Med J 96:186. 2003
- A pilot program comparing physician- and pharmacist-ordered discharge medications at a Veterans Affairs medical centerEric P Chantelois
Pharmacy Service, Puget Sound Health Care System Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1660 South Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 60:1652-6. 2003
- Drug errors: what role do nurses and pharmacists have in minimizing the risk?J Guy
J Child Health Care 7:277-90. 2003..It also identifies the need for adequate training for nursing and medical staff, along with system changes, in order to minimize the risk of medication errors...
- Role of the pharmacist in reducing medication errorsPaul D Mangino
University of Louisville Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
J Surg Oncol 88:189-94. 2004
- An integrated drug prescription and distribution system: challenges and opportunitiesR Lanssiers
Academisch Ziekenhuis Vrije Universiteit Brussel AZ VUB, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
Stud Health Technol Inform 93:69-74. 2002....
- "Mercy meds" boosts safety. An initiative at a St. Louis-based system reduces the danger of medication errorsKelly Turner
Sisters of Mercy Health System, St Louis, USA
Health Prog 85:37-9, 62. 2004
- Computer-based drug management in a bone marrow transplant unit: a suitable tool for multiple prescriptions even in critical conditionsMauro Krampera
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Haematology and Bone Marrow Transplant Unit Pharmacy Service, Policlinico Hospital Service of Informatics, Hospital Public System of Verona, Verona, Italy
Br J Haematol 125:50-7. 2004..In addition, it contributed to medical updating through warnings on potential problems in case of multiple drug prescriptions, and gave the pharmacy a valuable tool to monitor drug use...
- Pharmacist interventions in electronic drug orders entered by prescribersMatthew A Fair
Pharmacy Services, Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network, Allentown, PA 18103, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 61:1286-8. 2004
- Prescription errors occur despite computerized prescriber order entryAmanda J Ballentine
Am J Health Syst Pharm 60:708-9. 2003
- Perceived accuracy of drug orders transmitted orally by telephoneTemitayo T Allinson
Ohio State University, Columbus, 43210 1291, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 62:78-83. 2005
- Medication errors observed in 36 health care facilitiesKenneth N Barker
Center for Research on Pharmacy Operations and Designs, School of Pharmacy, Auburn University, 128 Miller Hall, Auburn, AL 36849 5506, USA
Arch Intern Med 162:1897-903. 2002..Medication errors are a national concern...
- Pharmacists: over-the-counter and at the bedsideAbby Christopher
Hosp Health Netw 78:53-6, 2. 2004..While turf battles with clinicians are seemingly inevitable, bringing pharmacists onto patient floors can enhance medication safety and lower liability for hospitals...
- The effect of computer-assisted prescription writing on emergency department prescription errorsKenneth E Bizovi
Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97201, USA
Acad Emerg Med 9:1168-75. 2002..To determine whether computer-assisted prescription writing reduces the frequency of prescription errors in the emergency department (ED)...
- Low-technology, cost-efficient strategies for reducing medication errorsStanley Z Trooskin
Department of Surgery, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903, USA
Am J Infect Control 30:351-4. 2002..Coordinating hospital efforts with regional organizations may also be beneficial in reducing the occurrence of medication-related errors...
- Turf wars are rareFred J Pane
Hosp Health Netw 79:12. 2005
- [Pharmaceutical revision of hospital drug administration]Ellen Smith-Meyer
Rikshospitalets apotek, Rikshospitalet 0027 Oslo
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 122:187-90. 2002..Quality audits of the implementation of drug administration procedures are carried out in order to determine objectively to what extent implementation conforms to procedures...
- ASHP national survey of pharmacy practice in hospital settings: prescribing and transcribing--2004Craig A Pedersen
Division of Pharmacy Practice and Administration, College of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University, 500 West 12th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210 1291, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 62:378-90. 2005..Results of the 2004 ASHP national survey of pharmacy practice in hospital settings that pertain to prescribing and transcribing are presented...
- Adherence to international antimicrobial prophylaxis guidelines in cardiac surgery: a Jordanian study demonstrates need for quality improvementNairooz H Al-Momany
King Hussein Medical Center, Amman, Jordan
J Manag Care Pharm 15:262-71. 2009....
- Clinical impact of a pharmacist-managed diabetes mellitus drug therapy management serviceAmie D McCord
From the Department of Pharmacy Practice, Chicago College of Pharmacy, Midwestern University, Downers Grove, Illinois 60515, USA
Pharmacotherapy 26:248-53. 2006..To evaluate the impact of clinical pharmacist interventions, including drug therapy management, on outcomes relevant to diabetes mellitus...
- Kaiser Permanente Colorado Region Pharmacy Department: innovative leader in pharmacy practiceDennis K Helling
Department of Pharmacy, Kaiser Permanente Colorado Region, Aurora 80011 9045, USA
J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 46:67-76. 2006..To describe innovative programs within the Kaiser Permanente Pharmacy Department in the Colorado Region...
- Pharmacy services at admission and discharge in adult, acute, public hospitals in IrelandTamasine Grimes
Pharmacy Department, Adelaide and Meath Hospital, incorporating the National Children s Hospital AMNCH, Tallaght, Dublin, Ireland
Int J Pharm Pract 18:346-52. 2010..to describe hospital pharmacy involvement in medication management in Ireland, both generally and at points of transfer of care, and to gain a broad perspective of the hospital pharmacy workforce...
- An update on evidence of clinical pharmacy services' impact on health-related quality of lifeA Simon Pickard
Department of Pharmacy Practice, Center for Pharmacoeconomics Research, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612 7230, USA
Ann Pharmacother 40:1623-34. 2006....
- A survey of the provision of clinical pharmacy services in relation to existing published standardsRay W Fitzpatrick
Department of Medicines Management, Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire, Keele, ST5 5BG, UK
Pharm World Sci 27:191-6. 2005..To investigate the provision of clinical pharmacy services in hospitals in one NHS region in UK, and to measure the delivery of these services against published standards...
- Using risk models to identify and prioritize outpatient 'high-alert' medicationsMichael Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- SLEEPINESS AND THE REINFORCING EFFECT OF METHYLPHENIDATETimothy Roehrs; Fiscal Year: 2002..And finally during year five the interaction of behavioral demand placed on subjects and different levels of sleepiness-alertness will be the focus. ..
- Allergy Alerts in Computerized Physician EntryDavid Bates; Fiscal Year: 2001..We believe the results of our work will improve patient safety and the overall quality of pharmacotherapy. We also believe that the results of our study will be applicabe to other healthcare systems ..
- Telemedicine-Based Collaborative Care to Reduce Rural Health DisparitiesJohn C Fortney; Fiscal Year: 2010..This population is at high risk for experiencing health disparities and thus, interventions targeting this population have the potential to have a major impact. ..
- Abuse Liability Associated with Chronic Hypnotic UseTimothy Roehrs; Fiscal Year: 2008....
- Light Treatment for Sleep/Wake Disturbances ADJerome Yesavage; Fiscal Year: 2008..Outcome will be documented by objective circadian activity rhythm parameters and standard sleep/wake measures both assessed by actigraphy. ..
- Statewide Implementation of Electronic Health RecordsDavid Bates; Fiscal Year: 2006..Dissemination of the results of this work should speed efforts toward the establishment of a national health information infrastructure. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Insomnia as a Path to Alcohol AbuseTimothy Roehrs; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Proxy Perspective on Quality of Life in Prostate CancerALAN PICKARD; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- TREATMENTS FOR INSOMNIAJerome Yesavage; Fiscal Year: 2003..This five-year application will ultimately include 90 treatment subjects aged >60 years (three groups of 30 each). ..
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