The URAC Drug Therapy
Management Accreditation standards cover the essential parts of a drug therapy
management business and address everything from safe and cost effective drug therapy
management via evidence-based medicine to outcomes measurement and quality improvement.
Psychological interventions enhanced drug therapy
, enabling participants to take a more active role in their treatment by using behavioral skills to manage migraines.
There are usually some exclusions, such as IV drug therapy
and biotech drugs.
Consumer awareness programs should be developed to reinforce the roles of the patient/caregiver, pharmacist and physician in the drug therapy
During the study, Walker and her research team recruited 50 patients tested the use of acupuncture to combat vasomotor symptoms in breast cancer patients as an alternative to drug therapy
Intell-rx will supply data and software to Prudential Pharmacy management that will better identify those drug therapy
patterns that present the greatest opportunities for reducing costs and improving medical outcomes, provide detailed information to support direct physician education, and document the cost savings impact of these education programs.
Totally stopping drug therapy
is also not uncommon in these patients.
In addition, new material explores biologic therapies; management of non-steroidal drugs; nurse prescribing; management of chronic pain; and case studies to inform clinical decision-making regarding drug therapy
Whether or not drug holidays can boost immune response, there's some evidence that interrupting treatment can boost the chances that later drug therapy
will control HIV.
Scott Hammer of the Deaconess Hospital in Boston told participants that the decision on changing therapy should depend on the patient's response to anti-viral drug therapy
and the results of tests used to monitor HIV infection.
Further, the new tablet form of Questran offers physicians an added option to consider when prescribing lipid-lowering drug therapy
to a patient with high cholesterol.
The idea of using drug therapy
to cure deafness has been at the back of Heller's mind since he began researching the inner ear 12 years ago, and it has become more plausible as a result of his lab's successes in the field of stem cell research during the past seven years.