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Table 1 Hospital pharmacist responses to intervention tracking form questions

From: A developmental evaluation of an intraprofessional Pharmacy Communication Partnership (PROMPT) to improve transitions in care from hospital to community: A mixed-methods study

Tracking Form ItemsYes, n (%)No, n (%)Other, n (%)
1. Discharge prescription faxed (n = 45)44 (97.8)1 (2.2)1
2. Discharge summary faxed (n = 45)10 (22.2)35 (77.8)
3. Hospital pharmacist’s contact information on faxed documents (n = 45)34 (75.6)9 (20.0)2 (4.4)1,2
4. Follow-up telephone call to the community pharmacist (n = 45)39 (86.7)36 (13.3)
 a. Confirm receipt of faxed documents (n = 39)35 (89.7)34 (10.3)
 b. Ask if community pharmacist had additional questions (n = 39)24 (61.5)15 (38.5)3
 c. Hospital pharmacist reviews medication changes (n = 39)25 (64.1)14 (35.9)3
 d. Hospital pharmacist reviews issues regarding hospital stay (n = 39)13 (33.3)26 (66.7)3
  1. 1Hospital pharmacist provided a verbal prescription because the fax was busy
  2. 2Response not documented by hospital pharmacist
  3. 3Five hospital pharmacists delivering a partial intervention called the community pharmacist only to confirm receipt of faxed documents
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