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Slide Presentation of the 2007 Annual Meeting of AHRQ

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Measuring the Results: Patient Use of Medication Lists

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P < .001

  • AMG Overall
    • 2005: 45%
    • 2007: 42%
  • Walworth Co. AMG (Grant Project Sites)
    • 2005: 42%
    • 2007: 51% (31% used Partners in Safety list

Notes:

Intervention sites had increase in personal med list use over time and compared to other clinics (P<.001 for both). There was no difference in the post-intervention measures of who brought in neither a medication list nor their actual medications (23% vs. 24%).


  Intervention Clinics (n = 586) Comparison Clinics (n = 2,040)
Pre Post Pre Post
Medication list 51% 61% 49% 49%
Meds/bag 41% 25% 28% 35%
Brought Neither 18% 24% 28% 23%
Brought Both* 10% 10%   4%   7%

INTERVENTION CLINICS ONLY:
Partners in Safety Medication List 31%
Partners in Safety Medication Bag 13%
Used Both* 7%
Used Neither of the Project Materials 64%
 
 *Percentages also included in entries above for use of lists and bringing
medications.


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