academic detailing


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Academic Detailing

The provision of information about a drug or therapy by a knowledgeable person who visits clinicians, discusses drug recommendations and/or local barriers to change and potential innovation methods to overcome these, answers questions and leaves behind relevant learning materials.

academic detailing

Therapeutics The use of educational 'props' by pharmaceutical companies and representatives–drug 'reps' to improve drug prescribing practices. Cf Detailing.
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Solicitation: Academic detailing basic skills training workshop and training services.
Founded in 1995, Total Therapeutic Management (TTM) provides solutions to several large healthcare organizations including the Federal Government in the areas of Academic Detailing, HEDIS/STAR Improvement, Outcomes Research, and Medical Record Retrieval/Review.
state legislators should refrain from enacting prescription confidentiality laws and instead implement policies supporting academic detailing, a form of continuing medical education in which trained health professionals such as physicians, registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, and pharmacists provide evidence-based information about prescription drugs to prescribers.
The research team randomly assigned seven practices to receive age-specific prescribing alerts plus an academic detailing intervention (interactive educational program on medications that can potentially harm the elderly).
22) Other institutional initiatives, such as academic detailing and the use of local opinion leaders, have been met with marginally better success rates.
Associate Professor of Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, PCHI is using clinical pharmacists to work with physicians to help control drug costs using an educational program known as academic detailing (also referred to as counterdetailing), an educational technique adopted from the pharmaceutical industry's practice of "detailing" physicians about new drugs.
Academic detailing should locus not only on interpretation of test results but also on acting on the implications.
This form of education was borrowed directly from a pharmaceutical marketing practice called academic detailing.
Ninety-four practices then received the academic detailing intervention, and the 74 that did not served as a comparison group.
These tools include formularies, pharmaceutical care, clinical guidelines and step therapy, disease-state management, drug use evaluation, use of generic drugs, copayment or coinsurance and academic detailing.
Known as academic detailing, this peer-to-peer consultation, helps doctors provide more personalized and more effective treatments for their patients.
ACS has also provided MO HealthNet with Retrospective Drug Utilization review and academic detailing programs that have enabled the state to save more than $10 million.
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