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Table 1 Summary of MTM alert screenshots evaluated

From: Alerts for community pharmacist-provided medication therapy management: recommendations from a heuristic evaluation

Alert Category Na MTPs Targeted by Alert (number of alerts evaluated)
Indication 5 Need for ACE/ARBb therapy (2)
Need for statin therapy (1)
Duplicate/unnecessary beta blocker drug therapy (2)
Effectiveness 5 Drug-drug interaction to reduce plasma concentration of immunosuppressant drug (1)
Sub-optimal statin dosage (1)
Sub-optimal choice of cholesterol-lowering drug (2)
Sub-optimal asthma drug (1)
Safety 6 Unsafe drug (anti-hypertensives; benzodiazepine; hypnotic; antidepressant) for patient due to patient age (5)
Drug-drug (anti-hypertensives) interaction (1)
Adherence 6 Medication (sleep agent; antidepressants, cholesterol-lowering drug, anti-hypertensive, anti-diabetic) non-adherence (6)
Cost 2 Cost-savings opportunity through switch to alternative drug (statin; anti-hypertensive) (2)
  1. a n = number of alerts evaluated for each category. (Total N = 24)
  2. bACE angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor, ARB angiotensin II receptor blocker