TABLE 1

QI Intervention Timeline

Implementation DateQI Interventions
January 23, 2015Provider education via lecture/e-mail notificationa
January 23, 2015Tips sheet, 24-h pharmacy list, compounding pharmacies, and Medicaid medication link posted in 2 main resident workstations/online
April 1, 2015Authorizing provider becomes required component for resident prescriptions
April 8, 2015Change in EC registration workflow to input preferred pharmacy in EHR
April 22, 2015E-prescribing made default for all prescribers
  • a Weekly e-mail reminders were sent to PHM residents and attending physicians regarding e-prescribing resources and troubleshooting suggestions from initial implementation date (January 23, 2015) through the date that e-prescribing became the default method (April 22, 2015).