Effectiveness of a Pharmacist-Physician Team-Based Collaboration to Improve Long-Term Blood Pressure Control at an Inner-City Safety-Net Clinic.

@article{Sisson2016EffectivenessOA,
  title={Effectiveness of a Pharmacist-Physician Team-Based Collaboration to Improve Long-Term Blood Pressure Control at an Inner-City Safety-Net Clinic.},
  author={Evan M Sisson and Dave L Dixon and D Cole Kildow and Benjamin W Van Tassell and Daniel E. Carl and Della Varghese and Batul Electricwala and Norman V V Carroll},
  journal={Pharmacotherapy},
  year={2016},
  volume={36 3},
  pages={342-7}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the effectiveness of a pharmacist-physician collaborative practice model (PPCPM) to improve long-term blood pressure (BP) control rates in a primarily African-American underserved urban population. PRACTICE INNOVATION Volunteer physicians established initial diagnoses, whereas pharmacists provided most (more than 70%) of the medication management. During each scheduled visit, the pharmacist reconciled the medication list, completed a clinical interview, conducted a focused… CONTINUE READING

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