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DUR

Drug utilization review, see there.
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These data were aggregated to produce annual DUR failure rates at: both the claim and the person level by year and State.
Claims-based failure rates provide important information to DUR systems designers.
DUR screening at the person level gets to the heart of why on-line prospective DUR systems were developed--to alert pharmacists so that they can intervene and correct potential drug-related problems before they occur.
The DUR screening results are provided in their entirety in the Abt report as 64 four-page tables, 16 for each State (Abt Associates, Inc.
A DUR program can be effective when the prescribing system fails to provide safe and appropriate drug therapy.
In 1992 HCFA selected two DUR experiments managed by State Medicaid agencies: Washington for CS and Iowa for OPDUR.
Iowa linked all participating pharmacies in the OPDUR demonstration to an on-line DUR screener that reviewed each Medicaid prescription drug claim as it was submitted for payment electronically.
The second tool was the DUR Outcomes Bibliographic Database, a computerized bibliographic database that links PSU screener drugs and criteria to clinical outcomes.
Its also encouraging them to become members of their state DUR boards--at least one-third of whose membership must be pharmacists, and at least another third (but not over 51%) must be physicians.
NACDS also raises the question of whether, when pharmacies dispense to nursing facilities, states can require them (as appears to be the case) to comply with OBRA DUR regulations on top of the nursing facilities' DUR regimens.
The trade association also questions HCFA's contention that pharmacists will not incur additional liability as a result of performing DURs.
It recently began trading under the name DUR Hospitality , having previously been called Saudi Hotels and Resorts.