Evaluating a Prescribing Feedback System for Acute Care Providers
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Health Services R&D
October 2020 -
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No systematic, automated process for providing feedback to acute care providers exists in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), despite there being 432,000 acute care visits annually by Veterans seeking acute care via the emergency department (ED), urgent care clinics, or primary care clinics in the VHA. More than 144 million prescriptions are written in these VHA acute care settings each year, many for antibiotics or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). More than 30% of acute car...