Jeanine K. Mount

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OBJECTIVE The study examined the relationship between treatment cultures of nursing homes and their responses to regulations to reduce use of psychotropic drugs mandated by the 1987 Omnibus Budget Reconciliation ACT: The authors hypothesized that reduction in use of antipsychotic drugs was more likely to occur in homes with a resident-centered culture(More)
BACKGROUND The importance of organizational culture in shaping everyday organizational life is well accepted, but little work has focused on organizational culture in pharmacy. Examining new pharmacists' experiences at various practice sites may help us to understand how these shape their professional ethos and practice habits. OBJECTIVES (1) Present(More)
OBJECTIVE Evaluate the distribution and quality of patient medication leaflets provided in U.S. pharmacies. DESIGN Observational. SETTING United States. PARTICIPANTS 384 randomly selected community pharmacies in 44 states. INTERVENTIONS Professional shoppers (acting as patients) presented four new prescriptions to study pharmacies. MAIN OUTCOME(More)
OBJECTIVES To develop three tools for assessing the quality of written information provided with new prescriptions in community pharmacies and to identify pharmacy, pharmacist, and patient characteristics associated with the dissemination and quality of that information. DESIGN Observational study. Regression techniques were used to analyze the influence(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the nature and extent of patient counseling in community pharmacies and determine whether current counseling practices are influenced by pharmacist and pharmacy characteristics and variations in state regulation of patient counseling. DESIGN Observational, cross-sectional study. SETTING 306 community pharmacies in eight states. (More)
BACKGROUND Mail and telephone are commonly used modes of survey with pharmacists. Research conducted using general population surveys consistently describes mail surveys as being less expensive but yielding lower response rates than telephone surveys. However, findings obtained from the general population may not be generalizable to pharmacist surveys. (More)
OBJECTIVES To describe pharmacy stages of involvement in outsourced and inhouse immunization services and to explore the variability of stages of involvement across the sampled states. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING Community pharmacies in 17 states, between July 2005 and February 2006. PARTICIPANTS Key informants of 2,558 community pharmacies.(More)