Richfield, OH (PRWEB) June 29, 2012
IQware Solutions is pleased to announce that IQware MTM has been selected by the Tennessee Pharmacists Research and Education Foundation (TPREF) as its documentation system for a new and innovative pharmacist-provided patient care program focusing on patients with diabetes in Tennessee. This program was developed by TPREF and is supported by a generous grant from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Tennessee Health Foundation. The Blue Cross Blue Shield Tennessee Health Foundation provided this grant to TPREF to explore innovative new methods of delivering diabetes care to patients and to curb the financial impact this disease has on the health care system.
"TPREF is extremely pleased to form this new partnership with IQWare," Dr. Baeteena Black, Executive Director of the Tennessee Pharmacists Association, states, "as we work together to improve the way in which patient care services are delivered by pharmacists and to ultimately improve patient health outcomes and quality and reduce the burden of unnecessary diabetes-related costs to our health care system."
The Documentation System:
IQware MTM was selected by TPREF because of its security, flexibility and interoperability, audit ability and ease of use. Additionally, IQWare MTM helps to facilitate the pharmacist becoming the primary point of contact for patients and other health care providers regarding management of their chronic diabetes care. This system allows pharmacists to document patient care interventions, formulate treatment plans and recommendations, and communicate goals of therapy and treatment plans with patients and/or caregivers, other health care providers, and the patient's health plan.
"Effective development, utilization, and management of a secure, user-friendly documentation system," Dr. Black continues, "is esssential to the successful delivery of patient care services by pharmacists. IQWare MTM,
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