This study, implemented on 2 medical-surgical units, evaluated the impact of a standardized, evidencebased new medication education program. Outcomes evaluated included patient postdischarge knowledge of new medication purpose and side effects, patient satisfaction with new medication, and Medicare reimbursement earn-back potential. As a result, knowledge scores for new medication purpose and side effects were high post intervention. Patient satisfaction with new medication education increased. Value-based purchasing reimbursement earn-back potential improved.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Leadership and Management