patient outcomes

How Pharmacists Are Helping Hep C Patients
How Pharmacists Are Helping Hep C PatientsA Walgreens study found that pharmacist collaboration helps Hep C patients with better outcomes and cheaper co-pays.
Five Reasons to Become a Diabetes Educator
Five Reasons to Become a Diabetes EducatorWhy it's a good time to become more involved in diabetes education.
Are we relying too heavily on HCAHPS?How to really understand patient experience and improve outcomes. Here are five tips to help you create a culture of excellence.
IRIS Registry may do more than improve patient outcomesThe IRIS Registry can improve patient outcomes by giving physicians access to information that could identify potential areas of quality improvement based on their patient population.
PCORI helps guide use of new treatments in real-world settingTo help clinicians, patients, and other stakeholders make informed health care decisions and improve healthcare delivery and outcomes, comparative research on newly approved therapeutics is needed to understand how these agents work in the real-world setting and how they fit into the treatment armamentarium.
The transformation of pharmacy in a rapidly changing retail environmentKey trends point to a collaboration between pharmacies and healthcare stakeholders that will shape better delivery of patient education, adherence support, and financial assistance.
Disgruntled patients require access, attentionIn dealing with complications, experts advise being responsive and accessible to affected patients – and remembering to take care of oneself in the event of a lawsuit.
Staffing mandate improves nurse safety, but benefit to patients still unclearAs more states eye establishing nurse-to-patient ratios, a new study shows the success of one mandate in California.
High deductible plans: Balancing out-of-pocket costs and outcomesPassage of the ACA and trends in the insurance industry are putting more of the cost burden on patients through high-deductible health plans, with significant implications for physicians, their income, and patient outcomes.
Nurse-led programs improve patient outcomes in IndianaNurse-led initiatives at six hospitals in Indiana measurably improved patient outcomes while demonstrating anticipated financial savings of more than $5 million to their organizations, according to the Association of Critical-Care Nurses.