Term: Manitoba IMPRxOVE Program

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2015-01-29

Definition:

The Improving Medication Prescribing and Outcomes Via Medical Education (IMPRxOVE) Program was launched in June 2011. The program is a joint initiative by Manitoba Health, Healthy Living and Seniors (MHHLS) Provincial Drug Programs unit and Comprehensive Neurosciences™ of Canada (CNSC). CNSC conducts monthly reviews of the Drug Program Information Network (DPIN) pharmacy claims data to evaluate the quality and appropriateness of the prescriptions and to identify patients at risk due to potentially inappropriate use. Prescribers flagged by algorithms called quality indicators receive an audit-and-feedback-based intervention in the form of an educational mailing. The mailing provides details about the program, the quality indicator that was triggered, the patient that may be at risk, and includes a feedback form.

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References 

  • Chateau D, Enns M, Ekuma O, Koseva I, McDougall C, Kulbaba C, Allegro E. Evaluation of the Manitoba IMPRxOVE Program. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2015. [Report] [Summary] (View)


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