Clinical Outcomes

Impacting Outcomes in an Uncontrolled Diabetic Patient Managed by a Specialty Pharmacy Service in a Rural Setting

In Scioto County, Ohio, 13.5% of adults are living with diabetes, surpassing the national rate of 8.5% and the Ohio rate of approximately 9.9%1. Studies show that consistent medication utilization improves diabetes management, yet adherence rates nationally vary significantly.

The purpose of this investigation was to determine the impact that offering integrated chronic disease management (CDM) pharmacy services had on improving patient outcomes at Southern Ohio Medical Center.

Download this case report poster to learn the results and conclusions of this study.

 

 

1. Division of Diabetes Translation, CDC. (n.d.). Diagnosed Diabetes. Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved September 30, 2021, from https://gis.cdc.gov/grasp/diabetes/DiabetesAtlas.html#