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Patient Intervention: Effective Tactics for Pharmacies, Payers, and Pharma

Medication adherence rates for most chronic disease medications hover around 50-60 percent. This results in sky-high healthcare costs and preventable morbidity or mortality. Patient intervention programs can promote adherence, but choosing the right ...
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The Importance of Diabetes Medication Adherence

Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. Despite this grim statistic, diabetes medication adherence rates are surprisingly low, especially given that diabetes responds well to treatment. A 2016 study found that at least ...
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The Coming Revolution of AI Analytics in Healthcare

As our Medicaid health plan clients tell us, reimbursement is a numbers game. State evaluations using the National Care Quality Alliance’s HEDIS and other endorsed measurements play a major role in reimbursement. But making measurable improvements ...
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How to Improve SUPD Quality Performance

Healthcare payers are tasked with reducing costs, increasing efficiencies, and improving quality performance and individual health outcomes. By proactively identifying and addressing gaps in care, payers can elevate Centers for Medicare and Medicaid ...
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Success with Enhanced Medication Therapy Management

In 2021, 48 million Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in Part D plans. Medication therapy management (MTM) for Medicare Part D endeavors to prevent dangerous drug mixes, overmedication, and drug misuse among people with certain qualifying chronic ...
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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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5 Ways to Improve Medication Adherence in Children

Boosting medication adherence is consistently a top priority in healthcare. Emerging technologies have introduced several new ways for pharmacists, physicians, and care teams to proactively identify and intervene when patients are non-adherent, and ...
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6 Reasons Why Non-Adherence Occurs

Medication non-adherence is a common and unfortunate reality in healthcare. Research has proven time and time again that despite intervention efforts, up to 50% of patients fail to take their medications as prescribed. 
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