Navigation Links
The American Hospital Association Awards Exclusive Endorsement to Walgreens WellTransitions® Program for Medication Adherence
Date:9/19/2013

nities.”

“Through WellTransitions, Walgreens pharmacy staff works closely with the hospital team to improve the transition of patients to their homes by educating and encouraging them to take their medications as prescribed,” said Joel Wright, Walgreens group vice president, enterprise specialty. “We’re proud to be recognized by the AHA for the program’s overall success, and the impact WellTransitions is having on overall patient health. Medication non-adherence is a significant contributor to preventable readmissions, and by providing this level of personalized care, we can play an important role in helping more people get, stay and live well.”

Early results indicate that WellTransitions has been instrumental in helping to reduce patient readmissions. Within the first six months after the program’s implementation at five hospitals, WellTransitions patients had a 9.4 percent unadjusted rate of 30-day readmission, compared to a 14.3 percent 30-day readmission rate for patients eligible for but not participating in the program.* A formal research study is planned to systematically evaluate the program’s effect on hospital readmissions rates.

To date, more than 15 hospitals have implemented the WellTransitions program since its inception in 2012. It is currently being rolled out at a growing number of other facilities throughout the U.S., including a growing number of the more than 170 hospitals where Walgreens operates an outpatient pharmacy.

  • Walgreens clients’ data on file

About the AHA
The American Hospital Association (AHA) is a not-for-profit association of health care provider organizations and individuals that are committed to the improvement of health in their communities. The AHA is the national advocate for its members, who include nearly 5,000 member hospitals, health systems and other health care organizations and 43,000 individual members. Founded in 1898, the AHA pr
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. AED.com Donates Zoll AED Plus to American Legion Post 375
2. Modesto Women's Expo Sponsored by Macy's West to Commence October 20th, 2013 Benefits American Cancer Society
3. American Diabetes Wholesale Waives Standard Shipping Fees During 5-Day Promotional Event.
4. Miraca Life Sciences Announces Significant American College of Gastroenterology Tradeshow Plans
5. 20 Nursing Students Awarded 2013 APNA Board of Directors Student Scholarships by the American Psychiatric Nurses Association
6. Palo Alto Professor and Gay Activist Judy Grahn Wins 2013 American Book Award
7. National Alliance for Hispanic Health and the Pan American Health Organization Join Together to Support Healthy Communities throughout the Americas
8. Juggling act between work and home responsibilities cause problems for American doctors
9. High debt load anticipated by majority of medical students; African-Americans most affected
10. American Sentinel University’s Informatics Professor Named Reviewer for the International Journal of Health Promotion and Education
11. Domtar Corporation to Locate North American Operations Center in Pitt County, NC
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/19/2014)... December 20, 2014 These vanadium reserves ... other nations. Around 151,000 tons of vanadium were produced ... global vanadium usage increased at 6.7% AAGR during the ... and iron industry, being the largest consumer, accounted for ... followed by titanium-vanadium alloy and the chemical industry. , ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... News) -- The intestinal bacteria that cause inflammatory bowel ... be inherited, researchers report. The findings, published recently ... in efforts to prevent the disease and treat the ... authors added. "The intestinal bacteria, or ,gut microbiome, ... a big impact on your health for the rest ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... (HealthDay News) -- The cost of cancer treatment can ... study finds. Researchers examined data from 1,000 people ... colorectal or lung cancer. Of those patients, almost 900 ... than 100 had advanced cancer. Nearly half of ... medical bills, which was linked with a poorer health-related ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Kan. (PRWEB) December 19, 2014 B. ... exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead ... Estes Park Medical Center in Estes Park, Colo. The ... E. Smith has recently placed more than 900 healthcare ... (EPMC) is a 25-bed, not-for-profit critical access hospital and ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... (PRWEB) December 19, 2014 Pain Free ... is excited to announce a new Superior magnetic ... magnets. These are the strongest neodymium magnets for the ... Free Living developed the Superior Magnetics brand for the ... Free Living performs magnetic therapy using Superior Magnetic Jewelry ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Marketresearchreports.biz: Global Vanadium Usage Increased at AAGR of 6.7% between 2001 and 2013 2Health News:Marketresearchreports.biz: Global Vanadium Usage Increased at AAGR of 6.7% between 2001 and 2013 3Health News:Crohn's, Colitis May Have Genetic Underpinnings, Study Finds 2Health News:Cancer Treatment Costs Weigh Heavily on Patients, Study Finds 2Health News:Estes Park Medical Center Retains B. E. Smith to Recruit New Chief Financial Officer 2Health News:Estes Park Medical Center Retains B. E. Smith to Recruit New Chief Financial Officer 3Health News:New Superior Magnetic Necklace Relieves Migraine Headache 2
... -- If you are one of the many people who ... steps can help reduce your stress on Thanksgiving. Mary ... at Binghamton University, State University of New York, offers the ... of time and have a list ready for what you ...
... HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, Nov. 23 (HealthDay News) -- ... has spread to the lymph nodes could prevent many unnecessary ... is usually done via a major operation called a thoracotomy. ... operation can remove the cancer. However, if the cancer has ...
... HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, Nov. 23 (HealthDay News) -- ... almost 44 percent in those at highest risk for contracting the ... study finds. The reduction in risk climbed to nearly 73 ... percent of the time, the researchers added. Truvada is already ...
... Reinberg HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, Nov. 23 (HealthDay ... of the year, many Americans will soon be subjected to ... rising tide of concerns and complaints in recent weeks over ... machines is too low to pose any serious health threat. ...
... (Nov. 23, 2010) Breast cancer stem cells (CSCs), the aggressive ... which promote metastasis, are stimulated by estrogen via a pathway ... were able to halt the expansion of breast CSCs, a ... done in mice, is published in the Proceedings of ...
... -- Ferrography, a practice used by the American and ... extracts tiny iron particles from lubricants such as oil ... a system requires preventative maintenance can be the key ... University scientists are exploring a modification of this technique ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Less Invasive Lung Cancer Staging Looks Promising 2Health News:Less Invasive Lung Cancer Staging Looks Promising 3Health News:Daily Pill Lowers Odds for Infection With HIV 2Health News:Daily Pill Lowers Odds for Infection With HIV 3Health News:Daily Pill Lowers Odds for Infection With HIV 4Health News:Airport Body Scanners Safe, Experts Say 2Health News:Airport Body Scanners Safe, Experts Say 3Health News:Discovery halts breast cancer stem cells 2Health News:Monitoring wear in helicopters -- and hips, knees and ankles, too 2Health News:Monitoring wear in helicopters -- and hips, knees and ankles, too 3
(Date:12/19/2014)... 2014 Capnia, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... diagnostics based on its proprietary Sensalyze™ Technology Platform ... financial results for the third quarter and nine ... the completion of our initial public offering (IPO), ... recently initiated CoSense® commercial launch," said Anish Bhatnagar, ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... 18, 2014 Baptist Health Lexington is the first ... receive full Atrial Fibrillation with Electrophysiology Services (EPS) Accreditation status ... Atrial fibrillation is the most common cardiac arrhythmia and has ... can lead to stroke and possible death. More than 5 ... have atrial fibrillation and the numbers are rapidly increasing as ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Dec. 18, 2014   Aratana Therapeutics, Inc ... company focused on the licensing, development and commercialization ... positive results from its pivotal field study of ... pain in dogs with osteoarthritis.  In the study, ... scores that were statistically significant compared to placebo ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 3Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 4Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 5Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 6Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 7Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 8Baptist Health Lexington First in the Nation to Receive Atrial Fibrillation with EPS Accreditation 2Baptist Health Lexington First in the Nation to Receive Atrial Fibrillation with EPS Accreditation 3Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Top-Line Results from AT-001 Pivotal Field Study in Client-Owned Dogs with Osteoarthritis 2Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Top-Line Results from AT-001 Pivotal Field Study in Client-Owned Dogs with Osteoarthritis 3Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Top-Line Results from AT-001 Pivotal Field Study in Client-Owned Dogs with Osteoarthritis 4Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Top-Line Results from AT-001 Pivotal Field Study in Client-Owned Dogs with Osteoarthritis 5
... Nov. 5, 2011 Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... providing further clarity and context surrounding the risk ... occur with KRYSTEXXA® (pegloticase) in the treatment of ... at the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Annual ...
... Volcano Corporation (NASDAQ: VOLC ), a ... designed to enhance the treatment of coronary and peripheral ... ( AD enosine V asodilator I ndependent ... by Volcano, will be presented in a Late-Breaking Session ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Savient Pharmaceuticals Announces New Data Surrounding KRYSTEXXA® and the Impact of Refractory Chronic Gout at the American College of Rheumatology Meeting 2Savient Pharmaceuticals Announces New Data Surrounding KRYSTEXXA® and the Impact of Refractory Chronic Gout at the American College of Rheumatology Meeting 3Savient Pharmaceuticals Announces New Data Surrounding KRYSTEXXA® and the Impact of Refractory Chronic Gout at the American College of Rheumatology Meeting 4Savient Pharmaceuticals Announces New Data Surrounding KRYSTEXXA® and the Impact of Refractory Chronic Gout at the American College of Rheumatology Meeting 5Savient Pharmaceuticals Announces New Data Surrounding KRYSTEXXA® and the Impact of Refractory Chronic Gout at the American College of Rheumatology Meeting 6Savient Pharmaceuticals Announces New Data Surrounding KRYSTEXXA® and the Impact of Refractory Chronic Gout at the American College of Rheumatology Meeting 7Savient Pharmaceuticals Announces New Data Surrounding KRYSTEXXA® and the Impact of Refractory Chronic Gout at the American College of Rheumatology Meeting 8Volcano Corporation Announces Upcoming Presentation of Late-Breaking Clinical Trial Results and FFR Product Launch at TCT 2011 2Volcano Corporation Announces Upcoming Presentation of Late-Breaking Clinical Trial Results and FFR Product Launch at TCT 2011 3Volcano Corporation Announces Upcoming Presentation of Late-Breaking Clinical Trial Results and FFR Product Launch at TCT 2011 4
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
Medicine Products: