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4 ways to improve pharmacy inventory management

About 3% of the 3.6 billion prescriptions written annually are abandoned at the pharmacy, according to Power-Pak C.E. And US Pharmacist reports that inventory represents the single largest investment and ongoing expense for most pharmacies, so ...
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Election 2020: The impact on medication adherence

This year’s election could have a major effect on adherence rates. Here are some possible changes in healthcare policy that could be enacted under Trump or Biden, and the impact on adherence. Revocation of the ACA
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Solving polypharmacy non-adherence

Polypharmacy, the simultaneous use of multiple drugs, is becoming more common as the population ages. More than 30% of older adults in the United States take five or more drugs, typically for multiple chronic conditions.
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Trending: COVID-19 accelerates healthcare tech

Chronic disease patients benefit from telehealth pilot With COVID-19 closing physicians’ offices and preventing patients from in-person appointments, healthcare organizations have substantially increased use of telehealth. One group of patients that ...
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How a.i. is optimizing medication synchronization

When patients have multiple prescriptions, especially for long-term conditions, refill dates often are not aligned and create barriers to adherence. So, pharmacies have been integrating medication synchronization programs into their workflow. ...
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Case study: How a leading pharmacy improved both cost efficiency and effectiveness of patient interventions

Find out how a national retail pharmacy used artificial intelligence (AI) to generate a 2.3 times uplift in medication adherence. At the same time they improved targeting of dual patient interventions to make them more cost-effective. Making dual ...
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How pharmacies can make adherence cost-effective

Incentives drive pharmacy focus on adherence As pharmacies are increasingly held to quality incentives, they are getting proactive about adherence. For example, in March 2019, Walgreen Co. started hiring pharmacists specifically tasked with helping ...
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AllazoHealth names pharmacy benefits management leader Greg Watanabe to advisory board

AllazoHealth, a company that uses artificial intelligence to help pharmaceuticals, payers, and pharmacies improve medication adherence and quality outcomes, announced that pharmacy benefits management executive Greg Watanabe will be joining the ...
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