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Ensuring the “best possible” medication history

Jan. 18, 2022—About 80% of hospital admission electronic records were missing a drug prescribed to an older adult, Vanderbilt researchers found, highlighting the need for a multipronged approach to address medication discrepancies and support safe prescribing practices.

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Study finds Medicare Part D favors generic drugs over brand-name counterparts

Aug. 6, 2020—Contrary to previous media reports, a new study led by Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers finds that Medicare Part D prescription drug insurance plans largely favor generic drugs over brand-name counterparts.

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Vanderbilt enrolling children with autism in medication-related weight gain study

Aug. 15, 2014—Vanderbilt University is one of four sites in the United States and Canada to enroll children with autism in a study to examine weight gain commonly experienced while taking antipsychotic medication.

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