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  • Statin
  • The objective of this review is to describe dosing trends for the six statin brands and to determine if and how these trends vary among managed care plans as a function of product market share. (managedcaremag.com)
  • Guidelines
  • However, international guidelines and national regulations for the diagnosis and treatment of MDR-TB seldom provide unbiased sources of information on monitoring drug use, side effects, or indicators to assess the quality of prescribing according to the regulations. (msh.org)
  • fraud
  • The second phase is a retrospective DUR and involves ongoing and periodic examinations of claims data to identify patterns of fraud, abuse, underutilization, drug-drug interaction, or medically unnecessary care, implementing corrective actions when needed. (ahdbonline.com)
  • criteria
  • From the literature, drug use monitoring criteria and indicators were selected for each anti-MDR TB drug, and then data collection forms were developed. (msh.org)
  • During each visit, health care providers reviewed DUR indicators, criteria, and data collection forms, and then provided input on how to improve them. (msh.org)
  • administration
  • For proper and impartial monitoring of rational drug use, drug utilization reviews (DUR) are used to identify common problems such as inappropriate product selection, incorrect dosing, avoidable adverse drug reactions, and errors in drug dispensing and administration (see Managing Drug Supply 3: Chapter 30 , PDF). (msh.org)
  • Projects will allow the student to participate in and learn about the administration of a prescription drug benefit for Commercial, Part D and Public Healthcare Exchanges. (amcp.org)
  • 6 by the food and drug administration. (mi.gov)
  • care
  • Health care services utilization review - Generally. (wa.gov)
  • Drug shops and pharmacies are important sources of health care, particularly in rural areas or urban slums with few public clinics. (msh.org)
  • pharmacist
  • 3 If an alert is triggered on the submission of a drug claim, the pharmacist must make the appropriate response to the alert, which is captured electronically. (ahdbonline.com)
  • medicines
  • Multi-drug resistant TB (MDR-TB) treatment requires medicines that are expensive, involve longer treatment regimens, are toxic, and can cause patients to have severe side effects. (msh.org)
  • So-called drug-resistant (DR)-TB arises when patients are unable to complete a full-course of appropriate, high quality anti-TB medicines. (msh.org)
  • As compared with the 6 month treatment regimen for drug-sensitive (DS)-TB, DR-TB requires 18-24 months of treatment with medicines that are less effective, can cause sometimes severe side effects, and can cost up to 300 times more. (msh.org)
  • provides
  • CONCLUSIONS: This review provides the largest aggregate of cases in which recombinant factor VIIa has been used to control obstetrical bleeding. (biomedsearch.com)
  • treatment
  • Successful treatment of tuberculosis (TB) is one of the key indicators of a TB Control Program's performance and essential to containing the emergence of anti-TB drug resistance. (msh.org)
  • HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors ("statins") have become the drug class of choice for the treatment of hyperlipidemia. (managedcaremag.com)
  • In recent years, global health stakeholders have begun to recognize the profound potential that drug shops have to advance public health goals, such as those related to malaria diagnosis and treatment, child health, and family planning. (msh.org)
  • Although the treatment for drug-sensitive TB is very effective, curing the disease requires that patients adhere to a strict daily regimen of multiple pills for six to nine months. (msh.org)
  • Adding to the challenge is the fact that treatment for drug-resistant TB is longer, more toxic, and less effective. (msh.org)
  • adverse
  • Recommendations included conducting audiometric testing (as some second-line drugs can cause hearing loss) and cardiac monitoring, and decreasing turn-around-times on thyroid test results (to ensure timely adjustments to patient medications to better manage the adverse reactions). (msh.org)
  • Review of adverse benefit determinations - Generally. (wa.gov)
  • Procedures for review and appeal of adverse determinations. (wa.gov)
  • Medicare
  • If you're newly-eligible or looking to switch plans, our Medicare plans include all-in-one Medicare Advantage plans, standalone Part D drug plans, and Medicare Supplement plans. (humana.com)