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How Pharmacist Interventions Impact Patient Outcomes

Pharmacists are uniquely positioned to impact patient outcomes. Due to their accessibility and expertise, they play a key role in  identifying and addressing gaps in care that can lead to negative (and even deadly) consequences for patients. Trust ...
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Using AI in the Era of Value-Based Care

Enter the era of value-based care. In recent years, rising healthcare costs have prompted a shift from fee-for-service payment models to pay-for-performance, or “value-based,” reimbursement. Alternative payment models have transformed healthcare as ...
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5 Ways Pharma Can Support Patients with Rare Diseases

Rare diseases: although statistically uncommon, their burden is significant.  Between  25 and 30 million Americans live with rare diseases. These diseases include cystic fibrosis, muscular dystrophy, sickle cell disease, hemophilia, and as many as ...
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Making the Most of DIR Contracts: Where to Invest and Why

Highlights from a conversation with William Grambley, Chief Operating Officer at AllazoHealth. Got questions? William can be reached at william.grambley@allazohealth.com Direct and indirect remuneration (DIR) contracts are diverse. However, they ...
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Using Smart Data to Improve Population Health Management

Population health management (PHM) has emerged as a priority in healthcare in recent years. The shift from volume- to value-based care has prompted  payers to implement PHM strategies to control costs, boost quality performance, and improve patient ...
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Reducing DIR Fees and Maximizing Reimbursement with AI Technology

Direct and indirect remuneration (DIR) fees are a hot topic in the pharmacy industry, and efforts to  regulate DIR fees consistently hit the headlines. Recently, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed substantial changes to ...
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3 Ways to Improve the Affordability of Specialty Drugs

Specialty drugs are essential for treating complex, chronic conditions. However, they’re also relatively expensive, and prices are continually rising.  According to an AARP report, the average specialty drug price is rising  more than three times ...
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How Effective is Your Patient Support Program?

Pharmaceutical companies spend more than $5 billion on patient support programs each year, but only 3 percent of patients actually use them.  So what gives? What does an effective patient support program look like, and why do so many fall short? How ...
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How Can Predictive Analytics Prevent Non-Adherence?

In the digital age, we have access to more data than ever before. Companies of all shapes and sizes use data to make smarter business decisions, manage budgets, improve efficiency, meet customer expectations, and more. As technology advances, people ...
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Adherence Interventions and AI: An Overview

Medication adherence remains one of healthcare's biggest challenges. It accounts for up to 50% of treatment failures, 25% of hospitalizations, and 125,000 deaths annually. Adherence interventions can change this, but only when you target the right ...
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