Evaluating Pharmacist Impact on Guideline-Directed Medical Therapy in Patients With Reduced Ejection Fraction Heart Failure.

@article{Ingram2019EvaluatingPI,
  title={Evaluating Pharmacist Impact on Guideline-Directed Medical Therapy in Patients With Reduced Ejection Fraction Heart Failure.},
  author={Adam Ingram and Megan Valente and Mary Ann Dzurec},
  journal={Journal of pharmacy practice},
  year={2019},
  pages={
          897190019866930
        }
}
BACKGROUND Limited literature exists evaluating the ability of a pharmacist to quickly and effectively initiate and manage dose titrations of guideline-directed medication therapy (GDMT) in an outpatient setting. METHODS This pilot study aimed to investigate the impact of pharmacist-managed, outpatient heart failure management on patients' heart failure outcomes, and health-care-related costs. Retrospective chart review performed on patients referred to pharmacist practicing under… CONTINUE READING