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Selecting a Clinical Intervention Documentation System for an Academic Setting

By Brent I. Fox, Miranda Andrus, E. Kelly Hester and Debbie C. Byrd

Abstract

Pharmacists' clinical interventions have been the subject of a substantial body of literature that focuses on the process and outcomes of establishing an intervention documentation program within the acute care setting. Few reports describe intervention documentation as a component of doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) programs; none describe the process of selecting an intervention documentation application to support the complete array of pharmacy practice and experiential sites. The process that a school of pharmacy followed to select and implement a school-wide intervention system to document the clinical and financial impact of an experiential program is described. Goals included finding a tool that allowed documentation from all experiential sites and the ability to assign dollar savings (hard and soft) to all documented interventions. The paper provides guidance for other colleges and schools of pharmacy in selecting a clinical intervention documentation system for program-wide use

Topics: Special Articles
Publisher: American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:3073112
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