Hospitals with lower rates of 30-day unplanned readmissions tend to have better Facebook ratings than those with higher readmission rates.
Hemoglobin recovery time following blood donation can be shortened with iron supplementation.
Many regulatory and professional organizations monitor hospitals for compliance to treatment guidelines, equating the use of evidence-based processes to high-quality care.
Through the implementation of a bedside MTM program, we have experienced all of this, and much more. Read this article to see a real life example of a small community out-patient pharmacy working with a community hospital in the development of a quality transiton of care program.
Pharmacist provider status would open up many opportunities for pharmacists in a variety of health care settings.