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    • Improving the Efficiency of Distributive and Clinical Services in Hospital Pharmacy 

      Barnum, Darold T.; Shields, Karen L.; Walton, Surrey M.; Schumock, Glen T. (Springer Verlag, 2011-02)
      Three problems impede the assessment of hospital pharmacy efficiency. First, although multiple efficiency indicators are utilized to measure a large variety of activities, it has not been possible to validly measure overall ...
    • Listen carefully: The risk of error in spoken medication orders 

      Lambert, Bruce L.; Dickey, Laura Wallsh; Fisher, William M.; Gibbons, Robert D.; Lin, Swu-Jane; Luce, Paul A.; McLennan, Conor T.; Senders, John W.; Yu, Clement T. (Elsevier, 2010-05)
      Clinicians and patients often confuse drug names that sound alike (Hicks, Becker, & Cousins, 2008). We conducted auditory perception experiments to assess the impact of similarity, familiarity, background noise and other ...
    • Measuring Hospital Efficiency with Data Envelopment Analysis: Nonsubstitutable vs. Substitutable Inputs and Outputs 

      Barnum, Darold T.; Walton, Surrey M.; Shields, Karen L.; Schumock, Glen T. (Springer Verlag, 2009-12-15)
      There is a conflict between Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) theory’s requirement that inputs (outputs) be substitutable, and the ubiquitous use of nonsubstitutable inputs and outputs in DEA applications to hospitals. This ...
    • National trends in prescription drug expenditures and projections for 2017 

      Schumock, GT; Li, EC; Wiest, MD; Suda, KJ; Stubbings, J; Matusiak, LM; Hunkler, RJ; Vermeulen, LC (American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacy, 2017-08)
      Purpose. Historical trends and factors likely to influence future pharmaceutical expenditures are discussed, and projections are made for drug spending in 2017 in nonfederal hospitals, clinics, and overall (all sectors). ...
    • A Review of Potential Harmful Interactions between Anticoagulant/Antiplatelet Agents and Chinese Herbal Medicines 

      Tsai, Hsin-Hui; Lin, Hsiang-Wen; Lu, Ying-Hung; Chen, Yi-Ling; Mahady, Gail B. (Public Library of Science, 2013-05)
      Background: The risks attributed to drug-herb interactions, even when known, are often ignored or underestimated, especially for those involving anti-clotting drugs and Chinese medicines. The aim of this study was to ...
    • Using social media for actionable disease surveillance and outbreak management: A systematic literature review 

      Charles-Smith, L. E.; Reynolds, T. L.; Cameron, M. A.; Conway, M.; Lau, E. H. Y.; Olsen, J. M.; Pavlin, J. A.; Shigematsu, M.; Streichert, L. C.; Suda, K. J.; Corley, C. D. (Public Library of Science, 2015-10-05)
      Research studies show that social media may be valuable tools in the disease surveillance toolkit used for improving public health professionals' ability to detect disease outbreaks faster than traditional methods and to ...