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Study shows giving employees access to health programs can increase productivity by over 5%.

Every company experiences absenteeism in some form or fashion, and while many wellness programs are designed to promote total well-being of employees, the existence of high levels of absenteeism are still too prevalent. Adherence to maintenance medications for chronic conditions and diseases is at the top of the list. The new study shows a 5% productivity boost when employees are

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PharmMD Achieves HITRUST CSF Certification to Further Mitigate Risk in Third Party Privacy, Security and Compliance

HITRUST Certification validates PharmMD is committed to meeting key healthcare regulations and protecting sensitive private healthcare information. BRENTWOOD, TN, UNITED STATES, August 8, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ -- PharmMD, a national leader in Star rating, HEDIS, MTM and Medication Risk Management solutions, announced today that the systems that support these solutions have

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PharmMD Launches Industry-Changing Platform that Predicts Star Measure Outcomes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Intelligent Analytics for Part C/HEDIS & Part D Measures in One Location Brentwood, TN - July 20, 2017 – PharmMD announced today a new interactive dashboard for Health Plans looking to maximize resources for Part C/HEDIS and Part D measure success in one location, called StarTracker. “StarTracker is the first platform with the ability predict in real-time STAR measure outcomes and Qi-Factor

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Medication Errors Continue

According to John Commins' article, "Patient Medication Errors Doubled Over 13 years,"  patients continue to take the incorrect dosage, wrong medications, and taking it more than prescribed.  This issue not only affects our adults but children are also at risk with dosing errors.  "One-third of medication errors resulted in hospital admissions." "The medication categories most frequently associated with serious outcomes were

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WEBINAR: Introducing StarTracker

It's HERE! Introducing PharmMD's game-changing innovation, StarTracker.  Read Press Release   Join us for a 30-minute sneak peek into PharmMD's intelligent & interactive dashboard for Health Plans looking to maximize resources for Part C/HEDIS & Part D measure success in ONE location. Reserve your seat here. Thursday, August 3rd at 12 pm CST                

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Who is Watching Over Your Patient Population?

In the article, “Medication Mistakes Have Doubled in U.S. Since 2000: Study” by Alan Mozes, many patients are taking the incorrect dosage and the wrong medication which results in contacting poison control or visiting a hospital. “Every minute of every day, three Americans call a poison control center because they’ve made a major mistake with their medication.” “Four out of 10 mistakes

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Read how PharmMD assisted in a MTM pilot audit.

Kempton Presley, our VP of Business Information Solutions and Client Performance, summarized how we assisted in SCAN's MTM pilot audit and the challenges that created our "War Room." "Year-Round Readiness Helps With CMS Pilot MTM Enforcement Audit" Reprinted from DRUG BENEFIT NEWS By Diana Manos, Senior Reporter - June 23, 2017, Volume 18, Issue 12 "Without a year-round audit readiness approach, SCAN

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Opioid Use Disorder Continues to Rise

"Blue Cross and Blue Shield analyzed medical and pharmacy claims data for more than 30 million of its plans' commercially insured members. It found that the number of members diagnosed with having opioid use disorder skyrocketed 493% from 2010 to 2016. In 2010, about 1.4 out of every 1,000 plan members was diagnosed with opioid use disorder, according to the

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YOY Star Measure Results – Diabetes/RAS/Statins

All PharmMD partnerships are performance-based and designed to deliver more value than is returned in payment. Outcomes are validated based on claims data and pricing is based on successful outcomes. Download our Year-over-year Performance Results here.

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Women are a higher risk for Opioid Abuse

According to HealthDay News in the article,  Opioid-related hospitalizations increase for men, women, "A US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality report found hospitalizations related to opioids or heroin increased 75% among women and 55% among men between 2005 and 2014." PharmMD’s holistic care creates healthier outcomes in a performance-based partnership. Our clinician-to-clinician outreach validates and provides therapeutic solutions maximizing

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