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ER visits, hospitalizations decline in elderly patients evaluated by DNA testing and predictive medication analytics systemNovember 12, 2015
YouScript predictive medication analytics, a clinical decision support tool used by doctors to guide genetic testing and improve drug treatments, has been shown to cut ER visits by almost three-quarters and reduce hospitalizations by more than one-third in elderly patients taking multiple medications. Researchers from the University of Utah compared those who received YouScript-guided genetic testing and analysis in a prospective group to those who did not in a matched retrospective cohort. YouScript was shown to reduce ER visits by 71 percent and hospitalizations by 39 percent in the tested population compared to the statistically matched group.... Read more
Longtime College of Pharmacy faculty member and researcher Karen Wilcox, Ph.D., has accepted the position of chair of the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, effective Jan. 15, 2015. ... Read more
Lethal injection: It’s a hot-button issue with strong opinions on both sides. University of Utah College of Pharmacy professor Jim Ruble, PharmD, J.D., provided a pharmacist’s perspective Wednesday in a presentation at the Hinckley Institute of Politics.... Read more