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What is your alternative solution to your Opioid epidemic?

Opioid abuse affects thousands of American daily. Although analyzing pharmacy and medical claims can quickly identify prescription drug therapy problems, isolating users of illegal opioids are a bigger challenge. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “Overdoes from both prescription and illegal opioids

Webinar: 3 Immediate Tactics for Ultimate MTM Success

Learn how to solidify your MTM program today, and be prepared for the future of MTM tomorrow. Tuesday, April 11, 2017 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM CST Three key tactics: Identification:  Member qualification & Audit Preparedness Intervention:  Maximizing Member Engagement Impact:  Transparent ROI & Claims-based

Pill Organizers Do Not Result in Better Medication Adherence

Using a pill bottle strip with toggles, a digital timer cap, or a standard pillbox does not result in better medication adherence for patients with chronic disease over one year, according to Niteesh K. Choudhry, MD, Ph.D., of Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.  Of

Reports of Medication Side Effects Increases by 500%

Over 1 million accounts of medication side effects were filed with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2015, a 500 percent increase in 12 years according to a report by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and MedPage Today. Calculations for 2016 are not completed but

Nearly 20% of Economy Linked to Healthcare Spending by 2025

According to a report by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), overall healthcare spending will outpace the total values of goods and services produced in the U.S. over the next ten years. An estimated $3.4 trillion was spent in 2016 on health

Consider Risk vs Benefit for Each Medication

The use of brain-affecting drugs such as opioids, antidepressants, tranquilizers and antipsychotics in seniors has almost doubled in a decade and the trend will likely continue upward according to data from U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A new study from the University of

Upcoming Webinar: Guaranteed Star Ratings Success with One Phone Call

With up to 40% of your Star Ratings attributed to medication-related quality measures, join us for an information-packed 30-minute webinar. Thursday, March 2, 2017 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM CST Discover how to incorporate smart analytics, member acuity and member outreach prioritization techniques to guarantee a

4 Keys to Success for Value-based Care Models

One fact we can safely predict in 2017, is that value-based care models are not going anywhere. For insurers and practitioners to successfully navigate these new models is to focus on these four key areas: population health and disease management, clinical decision support technology, care