Stimulating Innovation Management of Polypharmacy and Adherence in THe elderlY
Pan european project examining prescribing-practice for healthcare organisations and increasing the accessibility and safety of medicines particularly to targeted populations.
The whole project (€1.02 million) has shaped polypharmacy management strategies globally.
A resultant health economic tool shows polypharmacy management prevents the prescribing of over 120,000 inappropriate medications each year in Scotland alone, with significant costs savings and reduction in adverse effects. This research has driven changes to policy and NHS contracted services leading to education of 1000s of Pharmacist Independent Prescribers, who make significant impact in the delivery of high-quality patient care.
|Type of Project||Project|
|Funder(s)||European Innovation Partnerships|
|Project Dates||Jun 1, 2015 - Jun 1, 2017|
|Partner Organisations||Federico II University Hospital
Fundacio Clinic per a la Recerca Biomedica
Medizinische Hochschule Hannover (Hannover Medical School)
Uniwersytet Medyczny w Łodzi (Medical University of Lodz)
Northern Health & Social Care Trust, NI
Akademiska Sjikhuset (University Hospital Uppsala)
Universidad de Coimbra, Portugal
University of Peloponnese
1st Ygeionomiki Perefereia Dype Attikis (1st Health Authority of Attica)
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