Navigation Links
Universal American Announces New Patient Care Program
Date:12/4/2008

CLEVELAND, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal American announces the company's new collaborative patient care program for members enrolled in one of Universal American's Medicare Advantage plans that carry the Community CCRx(SM) Prescription Drug Plan. Through the collaboration of pharmacists and primary care doctors with the patient, the program focuses on creating a continuum of health care to improve overall patient safety.

Unique to conventional healthcare approaches, this new Universal American program utilizes the expertise and commitment of community pharmacists to build a more formal process of collaborative patient care with the patient's primary care physician. With the increased involvement of the pharmacist, the program aims to enhance patient safety by boosting medication adherence, streamlining medication reconciliation upon a patient's discharge from the hospital and improving health outcomes around chronic conditions such as diabetes and hypertension.

"On average, our members see their community pharmacists at least 12 times each year. That's more frequent than they see their physicians," says Richard Barasch, CEO of Universal American. "As a result, pharmacists are in a unique position to significantly enhance the overall health of their patients. This new program helps achieve that goal by providing them with the tools and infrastructure needed to do that."

This new Universal American program is yet another healthcare innovation designed to reinforce and ensure complete patient care and safety throughout a patient's treatment and recovery. It is a new approach that from an affordability standpoint, seeks to reduce healthcare costs and ultimately lower premiums. More important, it promotes and prioritizes the professional oversight necessary to safeguard and protect the health and well being of Universal American members when they need it most.

The Universal American pro
'/>"/>

SOURCE Universal American
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Universal Testing, Prompt Treatment Could Slash HIV
2. Lt. Col. Weinstein, New Book: Universal Health Care Will Not Work Unless
3. Radiologist Salary Survey Shows Fear of Universal Healthcare
4. Important Message for 2008 Universal Childrens Day
5. LocumTenens.com Finds Psychiatrists are Neutral on Universal Healthcare
6. SafePath(TM) Products Provides Universal Access for Ohio Voters
7. A Universal Gift of Peace of Mind
8. Universal Health Services, Inc. Reports 2008 Third Quarter Results
9. Turner Universal Awarded Contracts Totaling $227 Million to Manage Construction of Two Tennessee Healthcare Facilities
10. Release of Universal Film The Express Draws Attention to Tragedy of Lives Cut Short by Blood Cancer
11. LocumTenens.com Reaps Mixed Reviews on Universal Healthcare
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/1/2014)... 01, 2014 Join the more than 80 ... Treatment Center’s first ever charity golf tournament to benefit Project ... eating disorders who cannot afford treatment. The tournament will be ... Eureka, Mo. , The day-long event starts with 10:30 ... and award dinner will begin at 5 p.m. and will ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Beverly Hills, California (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 ... relationship expert, Dr. Kathleen Mojas is celebrating 20 years ... she has assisted hundreds of people to achieve greater ... released an important list of warning signs and suggestions ... relationship. , Dr. Mojas explains: “Believe it or ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 ... Begley, Jr., scheduled to broadcast on Monday, October 20, ... In this episode, Innovations will go behind the scenes ... prevention programs. This segment will explore the practical help ... young adults, which teaches the warning signs of abuse, ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Inc., announced today their new NoteSwift™ 2.0 for Allscripts ... the bridge between the EHR and Dragon Medical interpreting ... at the point of care. NoteSwift reduces the time ... than half – and virtually eliminates mouse clicks – ... EHR use according to the June 12, 2014 HIMSS ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Scientists at the University of Western ... immune system proteins has the power to knock out ... of the new study on their website. Click ... in the UWA School of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine ... with mesothelioma with promising results. , “A timed ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Project HEAL Benefit Golf Tournament Gaining Momentum 2Health News:Project HEAL Benefit Golf Tournament Gaining Momentum 3Health News:Prominent Beverly Hills Psychologist Dr. Kathleen Mojas Celebrating 20 Years in Private Practice Identifies Common Warning Signs That You May Be In a Toxic Relationship. 2Health News:Prominent Beverly Hills Psychologist Dr. Kathleen Mojas Celebrating 20 Years in Private Practice Identifies Common Warning Signs That You May Be In a Toxic Relationship. 3Health News:Innovations to Explore Breakthroughs in Health and Wellness in Upcoming Episode Airing Monday, October 20, 2014 via Discovery Channel 2Health News:NoteSwift Joins Allscripts Developer Program 2Health News:NoteSwift Joins Allscripts Developer Program 3Health News:New Mesothelioma Study Says Mice Cured by Immuntherapy “Cocktail”, Reports Surviving Mesothelioma 2
... a biotech lab in Korea. He was told that he was ... pet dog, his beloved family mutt, Missy. Now one year old, ... the good life in Mill Valley, California. “Not only does she ... same, and she has some of the same quirks that made ...
... become standard, researchers say , , FRIDAY, Dec. 5 (HealthDay ... better determine whether a breast lesion detected by MRI ... unnecessary biopsies, say U.S. researchers. , They reviewed almost ... the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and identified three important ...
... Sense, Will Stimulate Economy, Save Lives , ... Administration,s proposed truck clean-up rule, which the California Air Resources ... much-needed boost to the economy and cut billions of dollars ... Californians. , , "The ...
... 6 months appears most effective, Australian study finds , , ... possible to control the progression of cystic fibrosis through ... infants, according to Australian researchers. , They found that ... early as infancy, even though lung function shortly after ...
... December 5, 2008 REGiMMUNE Corporation, a ... and products for immune disorders, will present preclinical ... Graft versus Host Disease (GvHD) at the American ... 6 through 9 in San Francisco, California. REGiMMUNE ...
... Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISTA ), today announced Lauren ... in a panel discussion on "Adapting Specialty Pharma Strategy to ... panel will begin at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, ... , To access the live ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Cloned Canine Celebrates Her 1st Birthday 2Health News:New Statistical Model Could Cut Needless Breast Biopsies 2Health News:Proposed Truck Clean-Up Rule Will Save Billions in Health-Related Costs for Truckers and Other Californians 2Health News:Aggressive Therapy May Stem CF Progression in Infants 2
(Date:9/30/2014)... 2014  According to their CEO, Rob ... trials is going through a complete transformation with ... of the current clinical trial management process isn,t ... clinical trials, which will ultimately drive the prescription ... company has been recognized by the National Cancer ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... 30, 2014   Easy Breathe , the fastest ... announced that it now offers the revolutionary AirSense ... the first sleep apnea therapy devices with internal cellular ... to track and share real-time data on each user,s ... CPAP therapy.  In addition, the internal modem allows the ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... Quebec , Sept. 30, 2014 Valeant ... TSX: VRX) today announced that the company,s ... Letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ... Company,s records with regards to Sculptra Aesthetic injectable, which ... Warning Letter pertains to the management of Valeant,s contract manufacturers ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Small Denver Company Pharmatech driving a large revolution in how cancer clinical trials are managed 2Easy Breathe Now Offers World's First "Smart" CPAP Device to Treat Sleep Apnea 2Easy Breathe Now Offers World's First "Smart" CPAP Device to Treat Sleep Apnea 3Easy Breathe Now Offers World's First "Smart" CPAP Device to Treat Sleep Apnea 4Valeant Pharmaceuticals' Bridgewater Location Receives Warning Letter From FDA 2
... National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) and the ... to evaluate Kinetic,s Objective Parkinson,s Disease Measurement (OPDM) system ... of Parkinson,s disease (PD).  The evaluation will take place ... groundbreaking Quality Improvement Initiative (QII). "It ...
... AT&T * and Zephyr Technology today announced ... to the next generation of the Zephyr BioHarness™ designed ... breathing rate, skin temperature, then contextualize the information with ... is then viewed through the Zephyr portal or pushed ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Kinetics Foundation and National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) Announce their Partnership to Evaluate Objective Parkinson's Disease Measurement System 2Kinetics Foundation and National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) Announce their Partnership to Evaluate Objective Parkinson's Disease Measurement System 3AT&T to Wirelessly Connect Zephyr BioHarness 2AT&T to Wirelessly Connect Zephyr BioHarness 3AT&T to Wirelessly Connect Zephyr BioHarness 4
... IS2s DCC camera is optimized for cardiac imaging ... dual-view planar studies. Resolution and image quality are ... to the front of the gantry is clear ... bicycles or treadmills for dual view gated cardiac ...
... optimum head hyperextension, open airway, and a firm ... at strategic locations throughout the hospital, the Thumper ... immediately, and easy conversion to Thumper CPR ... done in less than 30 seconds. ,Slide the ...
... The Paradigm Pachymetric Analyzer is designed ... employing unique digital signal processing algorithms. During ... a reading if the probe is +1.5 ... assured of highly accurate results, every time. ...
NIDEK's US-1800 is an industry leader offering both combination pachymeter and ultrasound functionalities. The unit features and includes the latest IOL power calculation software, a touch screen pan...
Medicine Products: