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Grant Title: MINIMIZING RISK AND MAXIMIZING OUTCOMES IN GERIATRIC PATIENTS THROUGH INTEGRATED CLINICAL PHARMACY SERVICES IN AN INNOVATIVE MODEL OF COMMUNIT
Grants Awarded Number
105
Status
Grant Complete, 2012
Organization
Univeristy at Buffalo School of Pharmacy VascuScript Pharmacy
Location
Buffalo, New York
Grant Category
Therapeutics, Diseases & Populations
Keyword
Replication Grant - Geriatrics
Grant Docs
CPF Synopsis | Report
Objectives

1Primary Clinical Objective: To determine if a community pharmacy-based pharmacy service program in geriatric patients can maintain a medication adherence rate 80%, increase knowledge of the regimen, and reduce the number of medication-related problems.2Primary Economic Objective: To determine the number of patients required to validate a part-time or full-time pharmacist to perform the required clinical functions of the geriatric clinical pharmacy service. 3Secondary Clinical Outcomes: To determine if a community pharmacy-based pharmacy service program in geriatric patients can improve common metabolic parameters weight, blood pressure, cholesterol, and glucose, health literacy REALM-SF, and Quality of Life CDC HRQOL healthy days. 4Care Process Outcomes: To determine the number of hours of pharmacist time required to perform necessary functions of the geriatric clinical pharmacy service. To determine the number of referring practices that would recommend patients for entry into the geriatric clinical pharmacy service.

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  • Applicant:
    Scott Monte
    PharmD
    Univeristy at Buffalo School of Pharmacy VascuScript Pharmacy