Navigation Links
Medication Compliance Is a Key Concern for Employers, According to New Survey
Date:11/20/2009

address compliance, and the trend is toward more sophisticated interventions that focus education and support resources on individuals who are not adhering to their prescribed treatments. Employers are often using their vendors to play a key role in analysis and intervention, with pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) and employee benefit consultants (EBCs) most often cited.

Employers believe that focused and more sophisticated interventions from vendors are the most effective, with the highest ratings coming from those focused on individuals with compliance issues and Value-Based Insurance Design, which enhances compliance by lowering out-of-pocket costs for prescriptions and may provide other means of support, such as disease management programs.

"Results of the survey are very consistent with broader trends we're seeing among large, self-insured employers," said Chuck Reynolds, Principal of The Benfield Group, the firm NPC engaged to complete the research. "Employers believe they've just about reached the limit on what they can do with tactical benefit controls to manage costs, and are focusing more and more on wellness, prevention and effective management of diseases and conditions."

The research included a web-based survey of 75 employers, supplemented by 13 in-depth interviews. The survey targeted employee benefit directors, medical directors and other health management professionals with health management and pharmacy benefit decision-making authority or influence in large, self-insured corporations.

The report is available on NPC's website at www.npcnow.org.

About the National Pharmaceutical Council

NPC's overarching mission is to sponsor and conduct scientific analyses of the appropriate use of biopharmaceuticals and the clinical and economic value of innovation. The organization's strategic focus is on evidence-based medicine (EBM)
'/>"/>

SOURCE National Pharmaceutical Council
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Common pain relief medication may encourage cancer growth
2. Greater certainty in monitoring 3 therapeutic medications is facilitated by new CRMs
3. Recovering with 4-legged friends requires less pain medication
4. Pelosi Applauds Provisions in Health Bill to Improve Access to Care, Medications for People Living With HIV/AIDS
5. Cardinal Health Foundation, The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy Join Forces to Prevent Prescription Medication Abuse
6. Antipsychotic Medications Cause Substantial Weight Gain in Children and Adolescents, According to Scientists at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and Zucker Hillside Hospital
7. Experts offer policy recommendations for improving medication adherence
8. WarrantyElephant Launches "MediElephant" a New Medication Reminder Service Inspired by WarrantyElephant User Rhonda Lewis, Founder of AllergySense
9. Vivacare Delivers Medication Information to Patients through Doctor Websites
10. Medication effective for acute liver failure in early stages of disease
11. Many Kids Suffer Medication Side Effects: Study
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/29/2015)... York (PRWEB) May 29, 2015 World ... patented products, announces that it has signed a 10 ... technology patent that aims to let people learn about ... in real time. , "This is an exciting day ... " said Scott J. Cooper, CEO and Creative Director ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... New York, NY (PRWEB) May 29, 2015 ... readers on the “beauty of protection”. Skin Health ... through USA Today within the markets of New York, ... reach an estimated 750,000 readers. Its digital counterpart will ... online content hubs. To read more the Skin Health ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... (PRWEB) May 29, 2015 The ... provides comprehensive information on the therapeutic development for ... of muscles in the body, leading to many ... pipelines by identifying new targets and MOAs to ... H1 2015 pipeline review of Axillary Hyperhidrosis with ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... Hollywood, Florida (PRWEB) May 29, 2015 ... and Bodybuilding.com teamed up to create an all new, ... supplements are a formulated with the latest and greatest, ... researched and proven to be effective. The 24/7 Series ... runners, to cross-fitters and even the casual fitness enthusiasts. ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... The annual aesthetic meeting, put on by the American ... from May 14-19th. This global event sets a gold ... world; dedicating itself exclusively to cosmetic medicine. Dr. Paul ... to attend this year’s meeting. , Among the classes ... given the honor of sitting at the presenter’s table during ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Licensing Alert! World Patent Marketing's Latest Blockbuster Licensing Deal Gets A New Twist on Technology With The Live Expert Chat Room 2Health News:Licensing Alert! World Patent Marketing's Latest Blockbuster Licensing Deal Gets A New Twist on Technology With The Live Expert Chat Room 3Health News:Licensing Alert! World Patent Marketing's Latest Blockbuster Licensing Deal Gets A New Twist on Technology With The Live Expert Chat Room 4Health News:Licensing Alert! World Patent Marketing's Latest Blockbuster Licensing Deal Gets A New Twist on Technology With The Live Expert Chat Room 5Health News:Mediaplanet Launches “Skin Health” Campaign Featuring Colorescience 2Health News:Muscle Spasm Therapeutic Development Pipeline Review H1 2015 Market Research Report Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 2Health News:Muscle Spasm Therapeutic Development Pipeline Review H1 2015 Market Research Report Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 3Health News:Muscle Spasm Therapeutic Development Pipeline Review H1 2015 Market Research Report Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 4Health News:BPI Sports and Bodybuilding.com Partner Up to Bring an Innovative New Line of Supplements 2Health News:BPI Sports and Bodybuilding.com Partner Up to Bring an Innovative New Line of Supplements 3Health News:Dr. Paul Vitenas Presents at 2015 Aesthetic Meeting 2Health News:Dr. Paul Vitenas Presents at 2015 Aesthetic Meeting 3
... choose to decorate the,Christmas tree, light the menorah, or ... can be an extremely stressful time for,couples in inter-faith ... to celebrate can strain your relationship and,lead to conflict ... on your religious backgrounds and level of dedication to ...
... The American Academy,of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) has approved and ... Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.", "Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, otherwise known ... upper extremity. It affects up to ten percent of,the ... thought to be caused,by increased pressure on the median ...
... of its commitment to providing the industry,s most aggressive defense, The ... liability in the U.S., is rolling out litigation education retreats for ... , ... Napa, Calif. (Vocus) October 27, 2008 -- As ...
... systems for HH-60M Black Hawk ... helicopter, ... largest air medical transportation company in the,world, today announced its Products Division ... Company for production of 48,HH-60M Black Hawk Multi-Mission Medevac Interior Systems. Production ...
... October 27, 2008 Is schizophrenia a disorder of ... for many years was that schizophrenia was a glutamate ... as well. The study by Karlsson et al., ... Psychiatry , reinforces this point with new data about ...
... Digital ID for Travelers Makes Doctor Visits Abroad Even ... a global health and,safety services company, today announced the ... card. My Digital ID enables HTH,members to access all ... mobile phone. Global travelers can rely on direct access ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:He's Jewish, I'm Catholic, It's December. Now What? 2Health News:AAOS Issues New Treatment Guidelines for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 2Health News:The Doctors Company Launches Litigation Education Retreats to Assist Physicians Involved in Medical Litigation 2Health News:Air Methods Receives $17 Million Contract from Sikorsky Aircraft Company 2Health News:Glutamate: Too much of a good thing in schizophrenia? 2Health News:HTH Worldwide Unveils First Digital Healthcare Card 2
(Date:5/29/2015)... 2015 Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN ) ... 3, global, randomized, placebo-controlled trials evaluating AMG 416, ... hyperparathyroidism (SHPT) in patients with chronic kidney disease ... endpoint, demonstrating that a greater proportion of patients ... than 30 percent reduction in parathyroid hormone (PTH) ...
(Date:5/28/2015)... and HOUSTON , May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... today reported financial results for the second quarter and three ... otherwise, are expressed in Canadian dollars and in accordance with ... ESSA recorded a net loss of $5.9 ... March 31, 2015 (Q2-2015), compared to a net loss of ...
(Date:5/28/2015)... , May 28, 2015  IRIDEX Corporation (NASDAQ: IRIX ... Officer James H. Mackaness is scheduled to present ... at 9:00 am PT in Los Angeles ... may be accessed on the Event Calendar of the Investors ... of the webcast will be available shortly after the conclusion ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Amgen Presents Pooled Phase 3 AMG 416 Data For The Treatment Of Secondary Hyperparathyroidism In Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease 2Amgen Presents Pooled Phase 3 AMG 416 Data For The Treatment Of Secondary Hyperparathyroidism In Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease 3Amgen Presents Pooled Phase 3 AMG 416 Data For The Treatment Of Secondary Hyperparathyroidism In Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease 4Amgen Presents Pooled Phase 3 AMG 416 Data For The Treatment Of Secondary Hyperparathyroidism In Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease 5Amgen Presents Pooled Phase 3 AMG 416 Data For The Treatment Of Secondary Hyperparathyroidism In Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease 6Amgen Presents Pooled Phase 3 AMG 416 Data For The Treatment Of Secondary Hyperparathyroidism In Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease 7Essa Pharma Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 2Essa Pharma Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 3Essa Pharma Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 4Essa Pharma Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 5
... Oct. 5 Osseon Therapeutics, Inc. announced its ... North American Spine Society,s (NASS) annual meeting in ... facilitate treatment of vertebral compression fractures (VCFs) that ... fibrotic metastases.  The Osseoflex DR Steerable Bone Drill ...
... SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 5 Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ... of radiosurgery, announced today that the company was awarded a ... U.S. Government to be used toward further development of a ... grant will fund the development of a next generation, compact ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Osseon® Therapeutics Introduces New Osseoflex® DR Steerable Bone Drill 2Accuray Awarded $1 Million Grant by U.S. Government 2Accuray Awarded $1 Million Grant by U.S. Government 3
... self-adjusting adaptability to fit almost every operating ... angling at the sit of fixation to ... it to be titled to any position ... a simple adjustment of the 3/D Swinger ...
Inquire...
Stainless steel construction to withstand sterilization modalities (EtO, Steris, and Sterrad)...
Stainless steel construction to withstand sterilization modalities (EtO, Steris, and Sterrad) Wide angle of view...
Medicine Products: