Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy

Population Health and Health Policy

White Paper on Medication Management Best Practices

Duration: 
1/15/2007 - 1/15/2007
Principal Investigator: 
Kimberley Fox
Abstract: 

Muskie staff will prepare a white paper summarizing the existing evidence on successful medication management strategies to help inform future grant-making by the Foundation and program implementation by current and future grantees. The summary will assess strategies that have been proven effective in improving adherence, optimizing therapeutic outcomes, reducing overuse of medications and improving appropriateness of drugs prescribed for uninsured and underinsured individuals. It will particularly focus on strategies focused on chronic care management and/or strategies employed to improve medication management during transitions in care from one setting to another.

Start Date: 
Mon, 2007-01-15
End Date: 
Mon, 2007-01-15
Legacy Muskie ID: 
4 368

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Hartley Retires as Director of the Maine Rural Health Research Center

David Hartley, PhD

David Hartley, PhD, the Director of the Maine Rural Health Research Center (MRHRC) and a Research Professor of Public Health has announced that he will be retiring from the University of Southern Maine August 31st, 2014. David came to the University in 1994 and has directed the MRHRC since 2004. Andy Coburn, PhD, Research Professor of Public Health, will take over as the new MRHRC Director. Erika Ziller, PhD continues in her role as Deputy Director. David has had a distinguished career in rural health and rural health research, and has made lasting contributions to the field with his work on rural behavioral health, rural disparities and health, and rural active living.

A celebration will be scheduled in early fall to honor David and his many contributions to the field and the University.

 

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