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10/25/2016 - Medical Grand Rounds:Improving Medication Use: Innovations from an IDFS





Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Faculty, residents, fellows, and community physicians in General Internal Medicine and subspecialties.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Explore how benefit design impacts adherence.
  • Describe how complexity impacts adherence.
  • Describe how medication reconciliation impacts hospitalizations.

Suggested Additional Reading:

  1. American Journal of Managed Care; New England Journal of Medicine; National Center for Biotechnology Information.
  2. Kesselheim AS, Shrank WH. JAMA, 2008.
  3. Shrank WH et al., Arch Intern Med. 2006.
  4. Gagne, Shrank. Annals of Internal Medicine, 2014.
  5. Choudhry, Shrank. Am Heart J 2008; 156: 31.
  6. Choudhry, Shrank et. al. NEJM, 2014.
  7. Choudhry NK, Shrank W. Archives of Internal Medicine, 2011.

William Shrank, MD, MSHS — Chief Medical Officer UPMC Insurance Services Division
Dr. Shrank is a consultant with Johnson & Johnson.
No other members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.