||The important role of pharmacists for older adults' health - EurekAlert
||... measures such as blood pressure and cholesterol, and for reducing the cost of medications for patients."To the best of our knowledge, this study was the first to evaluate the outcomes of pharmacist-led medication therapy management services in ambulatory elderly patients in mainland China," the authors wrote.Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the ...
||Navitus Health Solutions Launches Program to Help Members Overcome Challenges Along the Prescription Journey
||... through pharmacy benefit manager (PBM), today launched its Clinical Engagement Center designed to improve medication adherence and reduce both member and plan prescription costs, while easing benefit transitions. This three-pronged solution consists of Medication Therapy Management , Academic Detailing and Personalized Member Transitions to help health plans, providers and patients navigate the complex prescription journey.‚ÄúMembers face a number of crossroads along their healthcare journey,‚Äù said Dr. Julie Olson ...
||The Ridgway Record
||... avoid adverse reactions. "Dr. Pam" is responsible for operations including hiring, inventory, customer relations and consulting. She provides consultation services on all medications but specializes in asthma and other respiratory disorders. She also conducts Medication Therapy Management services for all patients. "Dr. Pam" is also the Consultant Pharmacist for the City of Berkeley. She provides community service for Alameda County regarding substance abuse and educating youth.Dr. Gumbs is affiliated ...
||"Dr. Pam" Gumbs Honored as a Woman of Distinction for January 2021 by P.O.W.E.R.
||... avoid adverse reactions. "Dr. Pam" is responsible for operations including hiring, inventory, customer relations and consulting. She provides consultation services on all medications but specializes in asthma and other respiratory disorders. She also conducts Medication Therapy Management services for all patients. "Dr. Pam" is also the Consultant Pharmacist for the City of Berkeley. She provides community service for Alameda County regarding substance abuse and educating youth.Dr. Gumbs is affiliated with ...
||Rite Aid Corp (RAD) Q2 2021 Earnings Call Transcript
||... maintenance medication fills was achieved in large part, by finding creative effective ways to connect with our customers, to help them stay on course with their chronic medications, for example, engaging them through personalized Medication Therapy Management or MTM interventions and expanding home delivery.Our strong results came, despite acute prescriptions being 4.9% down from same quarter last year. As consumers continue to postpone doctor’s office visits, delay elective procedures ...
||AssureCare adds MTM workflow solution
||AssureCare adds MTM workflow solution Press enter to search SubscribePopulation health management software company AssureCare is rolling out an enhanced solution to help pharmacies and health plans handle MTM. AssureCare’s Medication Therapy Management Module is a solution meant to allow pharmacists to assess a patient's medication regimen and ensure it is appropriate, effective and safe based on the patient’s health and care plan.The company said that the MTM ...
||Inspira Health opens retail pharmacies at Vineland, Mullica Hill medical centers
||... at its medical centers in Vineland and Mullica Hill that may help keep people out of the hospital. “Retail pharmacies are beneficial to our patients and employees — not just for convenience but for safe medication therapy management ,” Amy Mansue, Inspira Health president and CEO said during a ribbon-cutting celebration last week. “We know that one of the top reasons that patients are readmitted to the hospital is lack of ...
||Hypertension-Focused Medication Therapy Management: A Collaborative Pilot Program Uniting Pharmacists, Public Health, and Health Insurers in Wisconsin
||Summary What is already known on this topic? Pharmacy-delivered medication therapy management can improve health outcomes. However, evidence across studies varies because of the inconsistency in operationalization of service delivery and population heterogeneity. We evaluated a collaborative medication therapy management pilot program for people with hypertension in Wisconsin. We demonstrated improvements in self-reported use of blood pressure self-management tools and barriers to medication adherence. Sustainable reimbursement mechanisms ...
||Medication Therapy Management Reduces Risk of 30-Day Readmission among Dialysis Patients
||... of adults experience an adverse event following hospitalization discharge, and 21% of 30-day readmissions are medication related; 69% of those readmissions are preventable. Results of studies among the general population suggest that multidisciplinary medication therapy management (MTM) services involving pharmacists and nurses for discharge planning, medication reconciliation, and postdischarge follow-up reduce rehospitalization. There are few data on the impact of such services in the dialysis population. Harold J ...
||Speed Script to Provide Pharmacies with DrFirst's SmartSuite Technology to Fix Quality and Workflow Issues Caused by Free Text Electronic Prescriptions
||... 250 prescriptions per day could save more than 5.4 hours per month on these critical tasks alone," noted Nick Barger , PharmD, principal pharmacist at DrFirst. "That's more time for the staff to focus on medication therapy management , med sync, counseling, and other patient engagement opportunities." Like physicians, pharmacists often have to spend an excessive amount of time on administrative tasks that take away from direct patient interaction, according to Chuck ...
||IBM Watson Health and OrbitalRX to Launch Integrated Solution to Assist Hospital Pharmacy Providers in Managing Drug Shortages
||... effective alternative therapies." IBM Micromedex is one of the largest online reference databases for medication information. It is used by more than 4,500 hospitals and health systems worldwide to help support decision-making in medication therapy management , disease and condition management, toxicology, alternative medicine and patient education. OrbitalRX is the only platform designed by hospital pharmacists, for hospital pharmacists, to unify supply chain and clinical utilization to manage drug shortages ...
||Cureatr Welcomes Rose Abraham, PharmD, as Director of Clinical Pharmacy Operations
||... have filled that need.” Dr. Abraham has more than a decade of pharmacy experience, working as a clinical pharmacist in Maryland and New York where she focused on specialty pharmacy and care management via medication therapy management (MTM). Most recently, Dr. Abraham worked for Capsule , a healthcare technology business rebuilding the pharmacy from the inside out. She received her Doctorate in Pharmacy from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences ...
||Intervention elements to reduce inappropriate prescribing for older adults with multimorbidity receiving outpatient care: a scoping review
||... appropriately through monitoring and feedback of their prescribing behaviour. FA2 also served the function of environmental restructuring, as having someone to discuss strategies to improve prescribing changed the social context of the physician. 28 Medication therapy management and education Both medication therapy management and education were mapped onto the function of education, since they served to increase patients’ knowledge and understanding about their medication regimen and educate healthcare professionals about ...
||Dedicated Leader Brings Early African American Pharmacists to Light
||... provide care to the underserved. John Clark, Pharm.D., M.S., FASHP One evening a week, Dr. Clark spends time at the clinic, helping train pharmacy students to interview patients, write chart notes, provide vaccines and medication therapy management . He also trains students to offer counseling and education about inhalers, blood glucose monitors, and smoking cessation. In a peer-to-peer mentoring model, Dr. Clark supervises fourth-year students who watch over ...
||(USA-NY-Melville) Pharmacy Technician - Clinical Services
||Fight for What’s Right STILL INTERESTED? Please continue! Pharmacy Technician-Integrated Medication Management (IMM) -Part of an office based clinical pharmacy team that provides MTM (Medication Therapy Management) services to patients and engages in clinical pharmacy programs for the AIDS Healthcare Foundation- You will contribute to our team by calling patients to set up MTM reviews in an efficient manner. An IMM technician will follow up with providers regarding clinical ...
||Price Drop: DrugLyst (Medical)
||Own Wish Buy Buy Created for healthcare consumers, patients, and everyone else, let DrugLyst be your health guide and medication therapy management app designed to deliver wellness and preventative care information for a healthier you! Along with a health tracker, use DrugLyst like a health diary by logging body measurements and vitals and taking early action to prevent heart disease, stroke, and Type 2 diabetes. The digital health guide will ...
||United Health Foundation Pledges $1.7 Million to Health Care Center for the Homeless to Expand Access to Primary Care in Florida
||... program for post-graduate nurse practitioners to receive on-the-job training in complex care management for underserved populations. The program will train nurse practitioner fellows in integrated behavioral health, pediatric care, wound care, medication therapy management , substance use disorder counseling and other urgently needed services. “Our organization is committed to providing quality health care services that improve the lives of the uninsured and those experiencing homelessness in our community ...
||Progressive Care Announces Second Quarter 2020 Quarterly Call and Business Update on August 17th, 2020
||... Care Inc. Progressive Care Inc. (RXMD), through its subsidiaries, is a Florida technology and health services organization that provides prescription pharmaceuticals, compounded medications, provider of tele-pharmacy services, the sale of anti-retroviral medications, medication therapy management (MTM), the supply of prescription medications to long-term care facilities, and health practice risk management. Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements: Statements contained herein that are not based upon current or historical ...
||Indy Health Insurance Company Seeking Investor Partners
||... will have better reimbursements, no restrictions to mail and an independent Preferred Specialty Pharmacy Network. Through Indy Health Insurance Company, Medicare-D plan independent pharmacies will ultimately be able to create their own formulary, medication therapy management services and negotiate their own rebates through an independently owned, sustainable entity providing them with equitable representation within the prescription drug system. Please visit IndyHeatlhinc.com to learn more or to explore investment opportunities ...
||Natural Health Products: A potential or hidden culprit of drug interactions
||... consequences that NHPs may cause. Therefore, clear communication between healthcare providers and consumers is important to identify potential drug therapy problems and prevent harmful drug-NHP interactions. As the go-to healthcare professionals for medication therapy management , pharmacists should educate patients, as well as other healthcare providers, the proper use and selection of NHPs, advise on potential sides effects and interactions pertaining to NHPs, and be vigilant in reporting suspected ...