Bailey, Fang Receive $1.6 Million Grant to Map Health Literacy Bailey, Fang Receive $1.6 Million Grant to Map Health Literacy Gang Fang, PhD, MPH, and Stacey Bailey, PharmD, PhD, plan to use the project to examine health literacy’s effect on hospital readmission rates. Hospitals are penalized by the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services if patients who come in for certain conditions return to the hospital within thirty days after discharge.
UNC Study: Patients Getting Free Meds Take Them as Well as Those Who Pay UNC Study: Patients Getting Free Meds Take Them as Well as Those Who Pay UNC researchers studied adherence among patients enrolled in the UNC Health Care Pharmacy Assistance Program from 2009 through 2011 who received medication for high blood pressure, diabetes, or high cholesterol. About half the patients in the study taking medications hit the 80 percent adherent mark.
Sleath Gets $1.9 Million to Involve Teens More in Managing Asthma Sleath Gets $1.9 Million to Involve Teens More in Managing Asthma Sleath's research team will use a set of question prompts and a video to get teens to play a more active role in managing their asthma during visits to the doctor.
Dusetzina Returns as Assistant Professor in DPOP Dusetzina Returns as Assistant Professor in DPOP After attending UNC as an undergrad and then earning her PhD at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, Stacie Dusetzina returns to the School as an assistant professor in the Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy.
Farley Receives $400,000 AHRQ Grant to Study Medication Management in Medicaid Farley Receives $400,000 AHRQ Grant to Study Medication Management in Medicaid Farley's team will examine continuity in the prescribing of medications to patients with multiple chronic conditions including serious mental illnesses such as schizophrenia and its effect on health outcomes.
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