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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Medication History Test

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  • Medication history (November test)
    • Existing (RxHub) rx history transfers not being looked at by users
      • Typical month: available 13,000 times but viewed only 130 (1%); jumped to 4% in October
    • October '06: SureScripts (filled prescriptions from pharmacies) added to RxHub (claims paid by prescription benefit managers)
    • Training intervention at nine UHMP practices
      • Print prescription history and place on paper chart at time of encounter during November
    • Only one practice (Euclid IM) complied, and was eager to stop
    • Mixed response from physicians, but continue to support importance of transferred prescription history (at least conceptually)
    • Early problems with SureScripts patient matching; unable to fully evaluate

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