Effectively implementing FDA medication alerts utilizing patient centered medical home clinical pharmacists

Barbara J. Arenz, Heidi L. Diez, Jolene R. Bostwick, Helen C. Kales, Kara Zivin, Gregory W. Dalack, Tom E. Fluent, Connie J. Standiford, Claire Stano, Hae Mi Choe

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Abstract

FDA medication alerts can be successfully implemented within patient centered medical home (PCMH) clinics utilizing clinical pharmacists.Targeted selection of high-risk patients from an electronic database allows PCMH pharmacists to prioritize assessments.Trusting relationships between PCMH clinical pharmacists and primary care providers facilitates high response rates to pharmacist recommendations.This health system approach led by PCMH pharmacists provides a framework for proactive responses to FDA safety alerts and medication related quality measure improvement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)69-73
Number of pages5
JournalHealthcare
Volume4
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2016
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • FDA
  • Medication
  • Patient centered medical home

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health Policy

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    Arenz, B. J., Diez, H. L., Bostwick, J. R., Kales, H. C., Zivin, K., Dalack, G. W., Fluent, T. E., Standiford, C. J., Stano, C., & Mi Choe, H. (2016). Effectively implementing FDA medication alerts utilizing patient centered medical home clinical pharmacists. Healthcare, 4(1), 69-73. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hjdsi.2015.07.001