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New Pleio Medication Adherence Service Increases Prescription Refills Up To 53%
Date:4/28/2009

Pleio GoodStart(tm) improves compliance and persistence with chronic medications. Prescription refills increase up to 53% during patients' first 100 days of therapy. New free service offers coaching, reminders and pharmacist support to alleviate stress and confusion some patients experience while adopting a newly - prescribed medication.

Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 28, 2009 -- Pleio Health Support Systems, Inc. (Pleio) announces early results of Pleio GoodStart™, the free medication adherence service. Prescription refill data revealed that Pleio's combination of customized medication reminders, phone-based coaching sessions and pharmacist counseling improves prescription refill activity by up to 53%. Data shows a 14% increase in the first prescription refilled, building to a 53% improvement by the third refill. Refill behavior data from 2,850 patients was compiled and analyzed by Pleio.

"For many people, adapting to a new prescription can be stressful and confusing. Adherence to medication is a process that takes time - and patients welcome the 100 days of free support that Pleio provides. The 53% Rx refill improvement suggests that Pleio's sustained, customized patient adherence support works. The medication adherence community will welcome these real-world results," said Jean Lalonde, Co-Chief Executive Officer of Pleio.

Pleio GoodStart connects patients with specially-trained pharmacists via the Outcomes Pharmaceutical Health Care® Personal Pharmacist Network. "Pleio GoodStart supports pharmacists in delivering greater value to their patients while improving medication outcomes," said Patty Kumbera, Chief Operating Officer of Outcomes Pharmaceutical Health Care. The service is now available to over 20,000 pharmacies in the Outcomes Personal Pharmacist Network.

About Pleio:
Pleio Health Supports Systems, founded in 2006, has offices in Montreal and Boston. Pleio GoodStart is a sponsored and free adherence service that improves prescription refills by up to 53%. Pleio GoodStart™ is a registered trademark of Pleio Health Support Systems, Inc. For more information, visit Pleio or contact Jean Lalonde, at (514) 369-9995 (info (at)pleio (dot) com).

About Outcomes Pharmaceutical Health Care:
Outcomes Pharmaceutical Health Care is the national leader in the design, delivery, and administration of Medication Therapy Management programs. The company's service line benefits health care purchasers by delivering a cost effective approach to advancing patient care and controlling utilization through the provision of patient-friendly, face-to-face personal pharmacist services. The company is headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa and may be found online at Outcomes.

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