Navigation Links
PharmMD Becomes an ASCP MTM Provider Partner
Date:11/16/2007

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) announces that PharmMD Solutions has become one of ASCP's Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Provider Partners. The announcement was made this week at Senior Care Pharmacy '07 - ASCP's 38th Annual Meeting and Exhibition taking place in Philadelphia.

The need for skilled clinicians to deliver MTM services has increased dramatically since the coverage of MTM services under Medicare Part D, especially for patients residing outside of nursing facilities. Our MTM Provider Partners, recognizing the excellence of ASCP members, turned to the Society to help them enlist consultant and senior care pharmacists to deliver MTM services to their contracted enrollees.

Consultant and senior care pharmacists are clinicians specially trained in geriatric pharmacotherapy who review patients' medication regimens to ensure they are receiving the most appropriate, safe, and most effective medications, and that they are used appropriately. Further, consultant and senior care pharmacists identify individuals at high risk for medication-related problems, and identify and resolve health problems that are not otherwise recognized as medication-related.

"This new partnership will expand the reach of ASCP member consultant and senior care pharmacists into community-based settings, bringing much needed clinical expertise to medically complex patients wherever they reside," said ASCP Executive Director & CEO John Feather.

PharmMD Solutions specializes in delivering MTM services to patients covered under groups such as employer sponsored health benefits, government entities, health plans, union funds, pharmacy benefits managers, disease management firms, case management companies, and managed care organizations.

"In line with our mission of making health care personal, we are passionate about positively impacting individual lives through improved medication use," said Brad Tice, Pharm.D., Chief Clinical Officer of PharmMD Solutions. "We are excited to partner with ASCP and its highly qualified clinician members to provide quality, personal MTM services and help maximize the number of MTM opportunities delivered across the country by pharmacists - the medication experts."

"ASCP's MTM Provider Partners offer our members a unique path for providing clinical services in the community setting," said ASCP's Feather. "This has been a membership desire for some time, and we are pleased to add ASCP's MTM Provider Partners to our roster of member benefits."

The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, the recognized expert in geriatric pharmacotherapy, is the international professional association that provides leadership, education, advocacy, and resources to advance the practice of consultant and senior care pharmacy. ASCP's 8,000 members manage and improve drug therapy and improve the quality of life of geriatric patients and other individuals residing in a variety of environments, including nursing facilities, subacute care and assisted living facilities, psychiatric hospitals, hospice programs, and in-home and community-based care. Visit ASCP's Web site at http://www.ascp.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE PharmMD
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. MRI finds breast cancer before it becomes dangerous
2. MinuteClinic Becomes Participating Provider with Assurant Health
3. Neusoft Becomes First Global Growth Company Partner of World Economic Forum
4. Michael Moores SiCKO Becomes the Third Highest Grossing Documentary of All Time Surpassing An Inconvenient Truth
5. SMART Association Becomes Healthcare Council Member of Smart Card Alliance
6. Smurfit-Stones Hodge, LA, Mill Becomes First to Achieve Safety Milestone
7. Dr. Dan L. Fortenbacher, O.D., FCOVD, Becomes 29th President of College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD); Unveils 7-Part Development Plan for Ongoing Growth
8. Over 500,000 Health Care Providers Now Cutting Costs, Saving Time Through CAQH Administrative Simplification Initiative
9. Area Health Care Providers Announce Plans to Integrate Services
10. Bridgetech Announces Addition of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality as Content Provider in its Development of a Healthcare Web Portal in China
11. TriWest and Montana VA Launch PTSD Video Conference to Reach Rural Health Care Providers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Experts from the ... AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting June 26-28, 2016, at the Hynes Convention Center in ... topics including advance care planning, healthcare costs and patient and family engagement. , ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... The temporary closing of Bruton Memorial Library ... City Observer , brings up a new, often overlooked aspect of head lice: the parasite’s ... for fumigation is not a common occurrence, but a necessary one in the event that ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... First Choice Emergency Room ... Dr. Sesan Ogunleye, as the Medical Director of its new Mesquite-Samuell Farm facility. ... of our new Mesquite location,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Dr. ... from injury. Recently, he has implemented orthobiologic procedures as a method for treating ... one of the first doctors to perform the treatment. Orthobiologics are substances that ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Conventional wisdom preaches the ... In terms of the latter, setting the bar too high can result in disappointment, ... just slow progress toward their goal. , Research from PsychTests.com reveals ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... HILLS, Calif. , June 23, 2016 Any ... the many challenges of the current process. Many of them ... because of the technical difficulties and high laboratory costs involved. ... have to offer it at such a high cost that ... afford it. Dr. Parsa Zadeh , founder ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced that ... PCT (procalcitonin) assay as a dedicated testing solution for ... clearance, Roche is the first IVD company in the ... risk assessment and management. PCT is a ... in blood can aid clinicians in assessing the risk ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... June 23, 2016 Research and Markets ... Issue 52" report to their offering. ... treatment creates a favourable commercial environment for MedImmune to enter. ... base that will serve to drive considerable growth for effective ... serve to cap sales considerably, but development is still in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: