Pharmacist

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.

Grant Number
U18 HS016970
Principal Investigator(s)

Arkansas Delta Inpatient-Outpatient Quality Improvement

Description

Implemented a computer decision-support system in a 23-county service area in both inpatient and outpatient settings, including several rural clinics; included a training component for physicians and other health care providers, as well as a hospital pharmacy component for adverse drug event management and prevention strategies.

Grant Number
UC1 HS015059
Principal Investigator(s)

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.

Grant Number
U18 HS016391
Principal Investigator(s)