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Latest Medication therapy management Stories

2014-04-10 09:52:07

Low-risk Medicare patients entering home health care who received medication therapy management by phone were three times less likely to be hospitalized within the next two months, while those at greater risk saw no benefit, according to a study led by Purdue University. The study helped determine which patients benefit most from medication therapy management by phone and a way to identify them through a standardized risk score, said Alan Zillich, associate professor of pharmacy practice...

2014-04-08 23:27:39

OutcomesMTM network providers applauded for 2013 achievements. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 OutcomesMTM™, the nation’s leading Medication Therapy Management (MTM) program, has recognized its top chain and independent pharmacies for 2013. New winners took home the Top Chain categories with The Kroger Co. named Top Large Pharmacy Chain and Discount Drug Mart designated as Top Regional Pharmacy Chain. In addition, 42 chain and independent pharmacies were awarded Top MTM Center...

2014-04-03 08:29:09

The MedVantx MedStart Connect Program Eliminates Gaps in Primary Medication Adherence SAN DIEGO, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedVantx, Inc., a leading provider of point-of-care medication adherence and direct-to-patient consumer engagement programs, today announced the Company's MedStart Connect(TM) program has reached over 4 million consumers since the program's inception. MedVantx pioneered first ever consumer access to free initial generic medication therapy in U.S....

2014-03-31 23:34:57

Greene Health Care Inc (GHC) is a partner of Consolo Service Group, a leading provider of web-based hospice software solutions including EMR software and billing services presents the top 3 reasons why all hospices need to fully automate workflow to meet demanding regulatory compliance requirements in 2014. They are also announcing updates to their vendor’s electronic medical record (EMR) system, including the new Medication Management Solution that has been designed to meet the...

2014-03-25 23:03:05

Recommendation Aims to Enhance MTM program Eligibility Criteria by Establishing a Minimum Threshold Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The National MTM Advisory Board has released its recommendations for Medicare Part D Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Program eligibility criteria. While Medicare plan-to-plan inconsistency in MTM eligibility criteria has been somewhat limited due to refinements introduced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), wide variability...

2014-03-20 23:21:28

Strong 2013 Results Show Value of Face-to-face MTM Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Health Partners Plans is expanding its Medication Therapy Management (MTM) program with OutcomesMTM in 2014. Successful results from the initial MTM offering for Health Partners Medicaid members in 2013 prompted the plan to extend MTM services to six times as many Medicaid members as were eligible in 2013 as well as members of the organization’s new Medicare program. “Through MTM services...

2014-03-19 23:02:01

OutcomesMTM™ Program to Leverage Local Pharmacist-member Relationships to Improve Health Outcomes Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Nevada-based Hometown Health has announced it will partner with OutcomesMTM to deliver face-to-face Medication Therapy Management (MTM) services for members of the plan's Senior Care Plus program in 2014. Members will be eligible for MTM services from specially-trained local pharmacists to help them achieve safe and effective results from their...

2014-03-11 08:29:07

SAN DIEGO, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research presented today at the World Congress Summit to Improve Adherence and Enhance Patient Engagement by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, finds that a unique generic medication sampling program, the MedVantx MedStart(TM) Connect program, implemented in the primary care physicians' office, led to significantly increased patient initiation of new prescriptions (primary adherence) as well as continued use...

2014-03-06 20:21:44

BenefitsRx Home Delivery Pharmacy Solution Maximizes Health Outcomes for its Members WINNIPEG, March 6, 2014 /CNW/ - New research published in the American Journal of Managed Care shows that patients using home delivery are 11-19 percent more likely to be adherent to their drug therapy than similar patients who receive their medications through a retail pharmacy. With that in mind, BenefitsRx's proactive adherence program is intended to help patients keep to their medication...

2014-02-27 23:02:17

Move Furthers Company’s Commitment to Keeping Pace in Quality-Focused, Rapidly-Evolving Healthcare Landscape Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 OutcomesMTM™ has launched a new Quality Division with the objectives of further aligning the company’s clinical programs with national standards and helping to shape the future of medication therapy management (MTM) programs. Dr. Jessica Frank, PharmD, a seven-year OutcomesMTM veteran, has been appointed Vice President over the...