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Pharmacist Staffing and the Use of Technology in Small Rural Hospitals: Implications for Medication Safety.
Casey MM, Moscovice I, Davidson G. Upper Midwest Rural Health Research Center; December 2005.
The authors report the findings of a national study of small, rural hospitals in the United States. Results indicate a relationship between accreditation by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, financial status, pharmacy staffing, and technology use with the implementation of medication safety practices.
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Rivich J, McCauliff J, Schroeder A. Addict Behav. 2018;86:40-43.
This study describes a quality improvement program that included chart review of patients taking high-dose opioids for noncancer pain and targeted feedback to clinicians with management recommendations. The program resulted in a decrease in overall opioid use as well as a reduction in coprescribing of benzodiazepines and opioids. Patient adherence to visits with their primary physician remained stable during the study period.
Chun D. Gainsville Sun. August 21, 2006.
This article describes a computerized drug ordering and dispensing system at a Florida hospital.