Navigation Links
Tabula Rasa Strategies(TM), LLC, Announces Their Company Launch - A 'Clean Slate' Approach to the Practice of Pharmaceutical Care
Date:3/27/2008

"Patient compliance or adherence, often looked to as medication-related outcome measure, is not the primary issue related to the inappropriate use of medication. With better selection and monitoring, adherence would be very much a secondary issue, mostly related to the cost of medications, not their side-effects. Pharmacist-driven medication management helps patients avoid medication problems by assuring the appropriate use of medication, prior to taking them, and through ongoing patient monitoring in partnership with the patient, prescriber and other care providers."

"Automating the dispensing functions of pharmacy is a key strategy that enables clinically trained pharmacists to work with other healthcare providers to focus on patients, and not pills," said Jim Goers, RPh, also a member of the TR-Strategies team. "Pharmacy automation reduces the risk of human error in the dispensing process and increases resources available for clinical functions, but does not assure that the medication itself is appropriate for the patient. This is the role of the pharmaceutical care practicing pharmacist -- assuring appropriate medication selection."

The most recent study of the cost of medication-related morbidity and mortality found that $177 billion was spent in the year 2000 to treat the problems associated with medication, which is more than was spent on the cost of medications themselves, according to the Cost of Illness Model, published in the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, 2001, by Ernst and Grizzle. Numerous studies have been published that underscore the benefits of clinical pharmacist-driven pharmaceutical care including reduced overall costs of healthcare, fewer emergency room and physician visits, and initial or extended hospitalizations. American Pharmacist Foundation Projects such as Project ImPACT, the Asheville Project, the Patient Self-Management Program for Diabetes and the Diabetes 10 City Challenge have found improved patient
'/>"/>

SOURCE Tabula Rasa Strategies, LLC
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Smith & Nephew Launches R3(TM) Acetabular System a Revolution in Hip Motion
2. HHS Announces $75 Million in Supplemental Funding to States for Pandemic Flu Preparedness
3. CRC Health Group Announces Acquisition of Bayside Marin Recovery Center, San Rafael
4. UHW Announces: Antelope Valley Hospital Caregivers and Board Vote to Ratify First Union Contract With SEIU UHW-West
5. HEI, Inc. Announces Sale of RFID Division Assets
6. Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. Announces FDA Approval to Market Generic Version of Zyloprim(R)
7. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Announces Webcast of Presentation at Thomas Weisel Partners 2007 Healthcare Conference
8. Z Trim Announces Revocation of Gregory Halpern Severence Agreement
9. Brooke Franchise Corporation Announces Selected July Results
10. Manor Care, Inc. Announces Record Date for Special Stockholder Meeting
11. Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. Announces FDA Approval to Market Generic Version of Adipex-P(R)
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/18/2015)... “ ArcAngel ” was featured on NewsWatch ... at the latest and coolest applications on the ... of AppWatch and technology expert, conducted the app review and ... , In a turbulent world, people may find themselves ... always be their first move, but some situations can be ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... Heritage Woods of McLeansboro, a Gardant ... Week Celebration on April 20 with a day full ... body and soul. , The community, which is located ... adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid, who ... Living Week is observed every April and highlights the ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... April 17, 2015 ERGO-Pedic Products, LLC, ... introducing two new products to help a broader range ... pain relief are the second most common visitors to ... product, designed specifically to help relieve sitting pain. Then, ... and thousands of happy customers later, we began getting ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... April 17, 2015 Florida Hospital Wesley ... and Florida Hospital Carrollwood were all selected as Top ... located in Pasco County, is ranked number one for ... survey, which was conducted in partnership with an independent ... all-private bed hospital that opened in October of 2012 ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... April 17, 2015 In Defense of ... following statement: “On Wednesday April 15th, the European Parliament ... a resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide, “paying tribute, on ... the one-and-a-half million innocent Armenian victims who perished in ... extols the EU for this timely and needed recognition ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:A Personal Safety Application was Featured on NewsWatch Television 2Health News:Heritage Woods of McLeansboro Affordable Assisted Living to Celebrate Supportive Living Week 2Health News:Heritage Woods of McLeansboro Affordable Assisted Living to Celebrate Supportive Living Week 3Health News:Seat Cushion Company Credits Customer Driven Design For Two New Products 2Health News:Tampa Bay Times Selects Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel, Florida Hospital at Connerton Long Term Acute Care and Florida Hospital Carrollwood As Top Workplaces in Tampa Bay 2Health News:Tampa Bay Times Selects Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel, Florida Hospital at Connerton Long Term Acute Care and Florida Hospital Carrollwood As Top Workplaces in Tampa Bay 3Health News:Tampa Bay Times Selects Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel, Florida Hospital at Connerton Long Term Acute Care and Florida Hospital Carrollwood As Top Workplaces in Tampa Bay 4Health News:In Defense of Christians Condemns Armenian Genocide 2Health News:In Defense of Christians Condemns Armenian Genocide 3
... , , , ... David Letterman joined Ronald O. Perelman, chairman of MacAndrews & ... Herbert Pardes at a ceremony today officially opening the new ... Center, an innovative center offering comprehensive, world-class cardiovascular care and ...
... , OAK BROOK, Ill., Sept. 14 While a majority ... gaps in understanding of basic oral health procedures and actual behavior. , ... survey(1) of American children,s oral health, conducted on behalf of Delta Dental ... One example: Only 36 percent of the respondents completely agree ...
... DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Sept. 14 With health insurance rates ... Health Insurance to be offering their opinion on the Washington legislation ... falling on the side of the status quo Republicans, who see ... It seems the only thing that everyone agrees upon is ...
... , , , ... As Americans in many parts of the country gear up for ... means more families will begin using fuel-burning space heaters and portable ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that each year, carbon ...
... , , Vancouver Organizing ... Acknowledge NSF International,s Certified for Sport(TM) Certification as Important Milestone ... Alberta, Sept. 14 Afexa Life Sciences Inc. ("Afexa") (TSX:FXA) today ... America from the leading product safety and banned substances testing body ...
... Advocates to Meet with 40 Key Congressional Committee ... WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 This week, the Coalition for Pulmonary ... Week. The official dates are September 14-21. In the more ... staffers, the CPF will be advocating for passage of the Pulmonary Fibrosis ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Ronald O. Perelman Heart Institute of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center Opens as a Center for Innovative, World-Class Cardiac Care and Patient Education 2Health News:Ronald O. Perelman Heart Institute of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center Opens as a Center for Innovative, World-Class Cardiac Care and Patient Education 3Health News:Ronald O. Perelman Heart Institute of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center Opens as a Center for Innovative, World-Class Cardiac Care and Patient Education 4Health News:Ronald O. Perelman Heart Institute of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center Opens as a Center for Innovative, World-Class Cardiac Care and Patient Education 5Health News:Oral Health Knowledge Gap Contributes to Children's Issues 2Health News:Oral Health Knowledge Gap Contributes to Children's Issues 3Health News:Health Reform and A Health Insurance Broker 2Health News:ADT Safety Tips: Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention 2Health News:ADT Safety Tips: Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention 3Health News:COLD-FX(R) Receives Highest Sports Certification in North America 2Health News:COLD-FX(R) Receives Highest Sports Certification in North America 3Health News:COLD-FX(R) Receives Highest Sports Certification in North America 4Health News:CPF Holds Seventh Annual National Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Week 2Health News:CPF Holds Seventh Annual National Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Week 3Health News:CPF Holds Seventh Annual National Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Week 4
(Date:4/17/2015)... April 17, 2015 ASSESS shows ...   is a viable alternative to tumour biopsy   ... all patients with advanced NSCLC   AstraZeneca today ... plasma circulating tumour DNA (ctDNA) testing for epidermal growth factor ... non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in clinical practice. [ ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... and DETROIT , April 17, ... children live in poverty, the infant mortality rate is two ... 15 per 1,000 live births. Nearly 6 of 10 infants ... receive adequate prenatal care.  These are sobering statistics that Covenant ... the people of Metro Detroit, is poised to change thanks ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... , Apr. 17, 2015 Research and Markets ... of the "Medical Oxygen Systems - Global Strategic ... This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Medical Oxygen ... Concentrators, Liquid Oxygen Systems, Oxygen Cylinders & Regulators, and ... for the US, Canada , ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:"Real World" Data Support Use of Blood Test for EGFR Mutation in Advanced NSCLC 2"Real World" Data Support Use of Blood Test for EGFR Mutation in Advanced NSCLC 3"Real World" Data Support Use of Blood Test for EGFR Mutation in Advanced NSCLC 4Covenant Community Care to Receive Donated SONIMAGE P3 Handheld Ultrasound from Konica Minolta Medical Imaging 2Covenant Community Care to Receive Donated SONIMAGE P3 Handheld Ultrasound from Konica Minolta Medical Imaging 3Covenant Community Care to Receive Donated SONIMAGE P3 Handheld Ultrasound from Konica Minolta Medical Imaging 4Medical Oxygen Systems - 2015 Global Strategic Business Report Featuring Leading Players, Caire, Invacare & Philips Respironics 2
... 2011 Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN ) will webcast ... Conference on Tuesday, May 17 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time. ... investigator will participate at the meeting to discuss data being ... conference call will be simultaneously broadcast over the Internet and ...
... 13, 2011 An organization,s internal and external communications ... for a company. Internal communications groups relay critical benefit ... serve as the public face and voice of an ... the face of new technologies and marketplace demands - ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Amgen to Webcast Investor Meeting at Upcoming American Urological Association Conference 2Maximizing the Potential of Internal and External Communications Groups 2
... Use the Ascensia ... results from the Ascensia ... or the Ascensia ELITE ... system. The software helps ...
... Managing diabetes requires making decisions about ... about exercise. These decisions are guided by ... relevant information, and by the patterns that ... Health Care Providers when the data is ...
... The Worlds First Solid-State Three-Color Photocoagulator.,Retinal ... to purchase over 3,000 Lumenis multi-color ... busy practice, the Novus Varia integrates ... into a single, compact system that ...
... The Worlds First Solid-State Three-Color ... chosen to purchase over 3,000 Lumenis ... a busy practice, the Novus Varia ... lasers into a single, compact system ...
Medicine Products: