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Design and Implementation of a Guideline-Based Workflow Software System for Improving the Chemotherapy Process

Mohammad Reza Afrash, Azamossadat Hosseini, Reza Rabiei, Sina Salari, Mohammad Mehdi Sepehri, Shirin Kianersi
2021 Shiraz E Medical Journal  
While chemotherapy is an effective modality for the treatment of patients with cancer, it is a complex, multidisciplinary, and error-prone process.  ...  Therefore, a new guideline-based workflow software (GWS) system is needed to improve the workflow and quality of chemotherapy process.  ...  of developed system in this study can be explained by: support of the chemotherapy workflow process; potential positive impacts on the safety of chemotherapy process and also on communication and coordination  ... 
doi:10.5812/semj.119010 fatcat:nerpbpneavef3ebkb3k6jas2ee

Advanced Medical Devices for Preparation and Administration of Chemotherapeutic Agents: Results from a Multi-Dimensional Evaluation

Lucrezia Ferrario, Fabrizio Schettini, Elisabetta Garagiola, Adriana Cecchi, Lucia Lugoboni, Paolo Serra, Emanuele Porazzi, Emanuela Foglia
2020 ClinicoEconomics and Outcomes Research  
To evaluate the incremental benefits concerning the implementation of closed-system medical devices for the preparation and administration of chemotherapy agents (integrated or not with traceable workflow  ...  A literature review was conducted, in order to retrieve efficacy and safety measures.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank all the professionals involved, for their valuable support to complete the qualitative and quantitative questionnaires, leading to the success of the present  ... 
doi:10.2147/ceor.s267283 pmid:33293839 pmcid:PMC7718866 fatcat:75igsfsgv5bj3in4vrgzwi5zdy

Guidelines for the Safe Preparation of Sterile Compounds: Results of the ISMP Sterile Preparation Compounding Safety Summit of October 2011

Darryl Rich, Matthew Fricker Jr, Michael Cohen, Stuart Levine
2013 Hospital Pharmacy  
The consensus of the group was that adherence to these guidelines will improve the safety of sterile product compounding and reduce harmful errors in patients receiving these products.  ...  Significant patient safety incidents related to sterile drug compounding have occurred for many years.  ...  The authors wish to acknowledge the help and support of the summit participants in the development and review of the guidelines.  ... 
doi:10.1310/hpj4804-282 pmid:24421477 pmcid:PMC3839457 fatcat:qcuz2oqlgbgcni2hjby6qvejye

Good practice initiatives

Cees Neef
2014 European journal of hospital pharmacy. Science and practice  
The information from two computer systems (the chemotherapy prescription system and the pharmacy prescription system) are combined to create a complete picture of the patient's medication profile.  ...  the optimisation procedure of an oncology workflow, aiming at better patient safety, higher operator safety and an increased workflow efficiency.  ... 
doi:10.1136/ejhpharm-2014-000523 fatcat:ligulw627be23cv264zroj4kiy

Pharmacy Requirements for a Comprehensive Cancer Center [chapter]

Lita Chew, Miko Chui Mei Thum
2021 The Comprehensive Cancer Center  
AbstractA pharmacy in a comprehensive cancer center needs to be cognizant of new and emerging models of care that are integrated and patient-centered, attentive to cutting edge research, cancer treatment  ...  and different approaches to managing the entire spectrum of oncological care.  ...  Process improvements can range from small changes in workflow to improve efficiency, to impacting patients' experience in the cancer care journey. Embracing the concept of Kaizen is a good start.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-82052-7_9 fatcat:qf72xirl7veczfcsh6ucrsfwsy

Clinical, economic and organizational impact of pharmacist interventions on injectable antineoplastic prescriptions: a prospective observational study

Céline Zecchini, Thi-Ha Vo, Sébastien Chanoine, Marion Lepelley, Mathieu Laramas, Aude Lemoigne, Benoît Allenet, Isabelle Federspiel, Pierrick Bedouch
2020 BMC Health Services Research  
This study confirms the benefit of pharmacist analysis of injectable antineoplastic prescriptions for patient safety with an overall benefit to the healthcare system.  ...  Regarding organizational impact, 67.5% PIs had a positive impact on patient management from the healthcare providers' perspective.  ...  The authors wish to thank Marjorie DURAND, Marion PAYEN and Marion ALLOUCHERY for collecting the data.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12913-020-4963-7 pmid:32050957 fatcat:7c3jas5k5jdrtn74jjotjagzdu

CSHP Summer Educational Sessions (SES) 2010: Poster Abstracts / Séances éducatives d'été (SÉÉ) 2010 de la SCPH : Résumés des affiches

Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists
2010 The Canadian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy  
Medication management of frail seniors by a pharmacist does not have a significant impact on the number of medications used but can have a significant impact on the appropriateness of medications used.  ...  It is therefore imperative to evaluate current chemotherapy practices and derive system-based safeguards to optimize patient safety.  ... 
doi:10.4212/cjhp.v63i4.942 fatcat:vszmhn3lmbgitac52odgnwyy6y

ACMQ_2018_Poster_Abstracts – Supplemental material for The Proceedings of Medical Quality 2018: Improving Population Health Through Health Equity and Patient Advocacy

Janice L. Clarke
2019 Figshare  
Supplemental material, ACMQ_2018_Poster_Abstracts for The Proceedings of Medical Quality 2018: Improving Population Health Through Health Equity and Patient Advocacy by Janice L.  ...  Clarke in American Journal of Medical Quality  ...  to hospitals and feared impact on patient safety in the early weeks/months of commencement of the residency training.  ... 
doi:10.25384/sage.7617920 fatcat:3lncwohbzbbqtlnks3jpf5pwc4

2015 CSHP National Awards Program Winners / Programme national des prix 2015 de la SCPH : lauréats et lauréates

The Canadian Journal Of Hospital Pharmacy
2015 The Canadian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy  
The objective was to evaluate the impact of a multifaceted behavior change strategy on pharmacist knowledge and practice for UTI and pneumonia patients.  ...  Methods: A one group, pre/post study was conducted to evaluate the impact of an eight-week knowledge and behavior change strategy on pharmacists at Interior Health.  ... 
doi:10.4212/cjhp.v68i2.1446 fatcat:t46s6qk77jdadovh5ctdbtmolm

Radiation therapy considerations during the COVID‐19 Pandemic: Literature review and expert opinions

Pranshu Mohindra, Courtney R Buckey, Shifeng Chen, Terence Nath Sio, Yi Rong
2020 Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics  
The overall crude mortality rate now stands at 6.6% (may possibly be lower due to under-testing and under-reporting of total confirmed cases), and is highly dependent on age group, comorbidities, and the  ...  Based on a data summary report provided by New York City Health, as of April 14, 2020, the shares of a total of 6839 deaths reached 0.04%, 4.5%, 23.1%, 24.6%, and 47.7% for the age groups of 0-17, 18-44  ...  daily on selected days) in our country. 49 As a result, a significantly conservative approach should be strongly employed and evaluated by each medical institution, in evaluating every cancer patient  ... 
doi:10.1002/acm2.12898 pmid:32324950 fatcat:fvqwytipmvcvrnaoldb2hgbnhi

A.S.P.E.N. Parenteral Nutrition Safety Consensus Recommendations

Phil Ayers, Stephen Adams, Joseph Boullata, Jane Gervasio, Beverly Holcombe, Michael D. Kraft, Neil Marshall, Antoinette Neal, Gordon Sacks, David S. Seres, Patricia Worthington, Peggi Guenter
2014 Nutrition in clinical practice  
Acknowledgments This unfunded project was completed by authors and reviewers using their time as volunteers. The A.S.P.E.N. Board of Directors provided final approval.  ...  one system to another will decrease the risk of data entry errors.  ...  To have a meaningful impact on patient safety, smart pumps must be integrated with BCMA and CPOE systems as well as hospital and pharmacy information systems. 21 A comprehensive organizational commitment  ... 
doi:10.1177/0884533614531294 pmid:24759761 fatcat:vt32bt4y2vhbtduzruqazamp2i

Abstracts From the 24th Annual Health Care Systems Research Network Conference, April 11–13, 2018, Minneapolis, Minnesota

2018 Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews  
is a peerreviewed scientific journal whose mission is to communicate clinical and bench research findings, with the goal of improving the quality of human health, the care of the individual patient, and  ...  the care of populations.  ...  Keywords: patient-provider communication, hospital, patient safety, patient experience/satisfaction HEALTH SYSTEM IMPROVEMENT OA6.01 Sustained Impact of Lean Redesigns on Primary Care Workflow Efficiency  ... 
doi:10.17294/2330-0698.1630 fatcat:ucdf7vazvjdwnd3zrkpob46fp4

Genetic Therapy and Molecular Targeted Therapy in Oncology: Safety, Pharmacovigilance, and Perspectives for Research and Clinical Practice

Sabrina Orzetti, Federica Tommasi, Antonella Bertola, Giorgia Bortolin, Elisabetta Caccin, Sara Cecco, Emanuela Ferrarin, Elisa Giacomin, Paolo Baldo
2022 International Journal of Molecular Sciences  
This review focuses on the pharmacological profiles of these therapeutic classes and intends, on the one hand, to provide a systematic definition and, on the other, to highlight some aspects related to  ...  pharmacovigilance, namely the monitoring of safety and the identification of potential toxicities and adverse drug reactions.  ...  Acknowledgments: We thank Riccardo Bianchet and Valli De Re for the graphic contribution. This work was supported by the Italian Ministry of Health ("Ricerca Corrente") [no grant number provided].  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijms23063012 pmid:35328435 pmcid:PMC8951339 fatcat:dij5dbtqxfdudaa2kmhdunxbvm

Abstracts from the American College of Clinical Pharmacy 2015 Global Conference on Clinical Pharmacy - Scientific

2015 Pharmacotherapy  
The primary objective is to evaluate the efficacy of the CF dosing nomogram in attaining therapeutic peaks based on the initial regimen.  ...  Descriptive statistics and the chi-square test were used for analysis.  ...  Each array consisted of the unbound C max resulting from the highest clinical dose according to the respective patient package insert.  ... 
doi:10.1002/phar.1659 fatcat:sbyxfr37ijdbrkklp7te7jg7ya

16th ISoP Annual Meeting ''Pharmacovigilance for Safer Tomorrow'' Agra, India 16–19 October, 2016

2016 Drug Safety  
Conclusions: A wide spectrum of ADRs affecting the CNS, gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, metabolic and hematopoietic system were reported.  ...  Majority (74 %) of the ADRs were probably preventable. 44 % of the ADRs required additional medical treatment, while causative drug was withdrawn in 36 %. 96.3 % of the patients recovered completely.  ...  A statistical analysis of data collected to evaluate the impact of phase 2 in reducing ADRs from medication errors was performed.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40264-016-0445-6 pmid:27612845 fatcat:6tev4gmnyfcjpc5pfsa6ljt434
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