Clinical Care4-Part Protocol Improves Care, Lowers Costs for Hospitalized Parkinson's Patients
Medication management is the primary focus of a new care protocol for Parkinson's disease patients in the hospital setting.
Clinical Care162 Hospitals and Physician Practices Earn Age-Friendly Health Systems Recognition
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement initiative is promoting a four-part framework of evidence-based care for Americans over age 65.
Clinical CareRWJBarnabas Develops ICU Pharmacy Team Model
A first-of-its-kind intensive training program gives non-specialist pharmacists confidence to deal with complex and critical medication issues for ICU patients.
Clinical CareA 'No-Brainer'? Calls Grow For Medicare To Cover Anti-Rejection Drugs After Kidney Transplant
Last week's announcement of a Trump administration overhaul of kidney care in the U.S. has reanimated an effort by federal...
Clinical CareEnlist Pharmacists to Help Lead Opioid Stewardship at Your Hospital
New research shows an increasing number of hospitals are relying on pharmacists to monitor drug therapy and prevent opioid abuse.
Clinical CareImprove Health of Seniors With 4-Pronged, Age-Friendly Strategy
To boost quality and reduce costs, an IHI initiative calls on clinical teams to focus on four evidence-based elements when...
Clinical CareImprove Medication Reconciliation, Postacute Handoff Using 2-Part Discharge Checklist
An effective hospital discharge process created by Cleveland Clinic is pivotal in the handoff of patients to postacute-care providers.
Clinical CareAdopt New Approach to Coaching Patients With Multiple Morbidities
Capacity coaching helps older patients with multiple health conditions who are overwhelmed by their illnesses and treatment.
Clinical CareReduce Adverse Drug Events Among High-Risk Patients in Your Community
Community consulting pharmacists work with patients' prescribers and pharmacies for as long as a year after hospital discharge.
Clinical CareChildren's Hospital Pharmacy Automation Expected to Slash Costs
Texas Children's Hospital is implementing the latest technology to dispense, store, and administer medications.
Clinical CareHow You Can Curb Postoperative Delirium
For patients at high risk of postoperative delirium, interventions include medication management and family education.
Clinical CareWhy Your Health System Needs a Chief Pharmacy Officer
CPOs impact health systems on several crucial fronts, including patient safety, cost containment, and standardization.