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How Medication Adherence Impacts Medicare Part D Star Ratings

Medication adherence is a critical area of focus for health plans that evaluate quality performance. Payers are incentivized to increase medication adherence among Medicare Advantage Part D (MAPD) patients in order to boost Star Ratings, bring down ...
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4 Ways Medicare Plans Can Improve Star Ratings

Efforts to improve clinical quality measures have become the norm for Medicare plans in the modern era of performance-based contracts. Payers are now incentivized to elevate their Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Star Ratings in ...
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7 Ways to Prevent Medication Non-Adherence in Teens

Medication non-adherence is a long-standing problem in the healthcare industry, significantly impacting patient outcomes and contributing to the rising costs of care.  For patients in their teenage years, taking medications as prescribed presents ...
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How Artificial Intelligence Can Promote Patient Engagement

Artificial intelligence (AI) has the power to dramatically transform healthcare—and in many ways, it already has. The use of  AI in patient engagement programs is just one example of how it can encourage healthy behaviors, adherence to treatment, ...
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How AI Can Influence Anti-Diabetic Medication Adherence

According to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), 463 million people around the world are currently living with diabetes. IDF estimates that the number will jump to 578 million by 2030, and 700 million by 2045. Although these numbers are ...
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4 Benefits of Medication Management

Medication management is the process of evaluating drugs prescribed to a patient to ensure they’re taken properly.  The ultimate goal of comprehensive medication management—which plays a vital role in modern healthcare—is to get the right drugs to ...
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Utilizing Healthcare AI in Patient Engagement Programs

Artificial intelligence (AI) has transformed industries around the world, and healthcare is no exception. More and more, we’re learning that AI can be used to enhance the effectiveness of various pharmacy patient engagement programs. In many cases, ...
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3 Ways Patient Support Programs Can Improve Medication Adherence

Poor medication adherence can have significant consequences, ranging from worsening health conditions and comorbidities, to an increased risk of hospitalization and even mortality. However, well-designed patient support programs supplemented by ...
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4 Consequences of Medication Non-Adherence

Adhering to prescribed medications and treatment plans is essential to achieving positive health outcomes. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), improvements to medication adherence can have a more direct impact on patient outcomes than ...
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How Omnichannel Technologies Can Improve Patient Care

Emerging technologies have transformed many aspects of the healthcare industry, from how care is delivered to when and where patient interactions take place. Gone are the days of strictly in-office visits and phone-only support using legacy ...
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