Archive: December 2015

Diabetes Patients Benefit from Pharmacist Intervention

According to a prospective interventional study in a tertiary care teaching hospital, patients with diabetes greatly benefit from intervention by a clinical pharmacist during patient care to decrease costs, improve patient outcomes and increase overall safety.

Adherence: A Key Component to Reducing Medical Costs

It’s that time of year again. With the holidays upon us, many of us in the healthcare world are running full-tilt into year-end to ensure the best possible outcomes on the key Performance Measures and creating healthier lives in the process.

Background in Data Analytics

What do we mean when we talk about “analytics?” According to the definition is, “the analysis of data, typically large sets of business data, by the use of mathematics, statistics, and computer software.” What that definition lacks is the sufficient granularity to allow us to find business value and market differentiation when analyzing the data we have at our disposal.