Pharmacists Support Employees and Physicians in Managing Chronic Conditions, Leading to Better Care and Disease Control, Lower Costs, and Higher Productivity
Pharmacists provide ongoing chronic care management support to employees and their physicians, leading to greater adherence to recommended care processes and self-management behaviors, lower costs, higher productivity, and a significant return on investment.
Culturally Tailored Cessation Program Significantly Reduces Tobacco Use Among Members of American Indian Tribe
A culturally tailored smoking cessation program significantly reduces tobacco use among members of an American Indian tribe.
Hospital–Retail Pharmacy Partnership Provides Inhospital and Postdischarge Support to At-Risk Patients, Leading to Fewer Readmissions and High Patient Satisfaction
A partnership between a hospital and retail pharmacy company provides inhospital and postdischarge support to patients at high risk of readmission, leading to fewer readmissions and high levels of patient satisfaction.
With Support From Web-Based Tools, Pharmacists Help Individuals Adopt Healthier Behaviors, Reduce Cardiovascular Risk
With support from a Web-based program, pharmacists provide weekly feedback and host monthly group sessions to help individuals adopt healthier behaviors that reduce cardiovascular risk, leading to increased levels of physical activity, weight loss, and lower systolic blood pressure.
Retail Walk-In Clinics Provide Easy Access to Low-Cost Primary Care Services
MinuteClinic operates walk-in, low-cost primary care clinics located within retail stores.
Medication Safety Tools
These three online resources funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and developed by the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) can help community pharmacies and outpatient settings improve medication safety and protect patients from the adverse effects of medication errors.
Automated Telephone Reminders: A Tool to Help Refill Medicines on Time
This easy to understand telephone script is provided for use by pharmacies wishing to provide automated refill reminder calls to patients.
Quick Tips—When Getting a Prescription
This Web site presents questions for you to ask your doctor, nurse, and/or pharmacist when you are prescribed medication.
Strategies to Improve Communication Between Pharmacy Staff and Patients: A Training Program for Pharmacy Staff
This training program is designed to introduce pharmacists to the problem of low health literacy in patient populations and to identify the implications of this problem for the delivery of health care services.
Implementation Toolsets for E-Prescribing
These two toolsets offer step-by-step guides for implementing an electronic prescribing (e-prescribing) system in different settings.