Navigation Links
Medco, State of Illinois and Community Retail Pharmacies Launch 'Wired' Collaborative Solution to Close Critical Medication-Related Gaps in Healthcare, Improving Outcomes and Lowering Costs
Date:12/9/2009

roscience.

The UIC College of Pharmacy will provide specialized clinical training and guidance to as many as 100 community pharmacists on the most effective means to identify and address underlying patient barriers to close these clinical gaps. Medco-developed alerts, delivered through MirixaPro(SM), will be transmitted in real-time to community pharmacies in a secured, wired system. The 26-week study will track the success of these pharmacists to close gaps by counseling patients and coordinating care with physicians.

"Medco research revealed more than 25,000 of our state employees and their dependents with chronic or complex conditions may not be taking all the medicines they need to stay healthy or following their doctor's instructions. Medicines that aren't taken can't be effective -- placing our employees' health at risk, and unnecessarily burdening Illinois taxpayers with higher medical costs," said Gov. Pat Quinn. "I am proud that we are leading the country in an organized effort to prove that innovation, collaboration and clinical excellence drives true healthcare reform by delivering better health outcomes at lower costs."

Added Michael Minesinger, RPh., J.D., Chairman, Illinois Pharmacists Association: "This initiative recognizes the value provided by community pharmacists across Illinois and creates an opportunity to set a new standard for high-quality, personalized patient care. It will also allow pharmacists to be compensated appropriately, for providing these value-added clinical services, and we encourage all community pharmacies to participate."

Medco will analyze prescription drug records daily to identify patients with potential adherence and omission gaps. The company will transmit electronic alerts via MirixaPro to trained community pharmacists when potential adherence gaps or omissions are identified -- for example, when a patient at a high risk for a heart attack isn't taking their cholester
'/>"/>

SOURCE Medco Health Solutions, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine technology :

1. Mach 7 Technologies Contracted by Singapore General Hospital to Provide State-of-the-Art Patient Image Management Technology
2. Roche Diagnostics Opens State-of-the-Art Training Center in California
3. Degarelix (FIRMAGON(R)) vs Leuprolide (Lupron Depot(R)) in Patients With Advanced Prostate Cancer: Further Analysis From a Phase III Pivotal Trial
4. Governor Rendell: New State Investments Bear Fruit in Adams County; Help Pharmaceutical Company Expand in Philadelphia
5. Risk of Vision Loss in Aging Adults is Greater Than Risk of Breast or Prostate Cancer
6. Fighting Prostate Cancer With Speed and Accuracy: RapidArc(R) Radiotherapy Available at the Delaware Valley Urology Cancer Treatment Center
7. AMPAC Fine Chemicals Receives Prestigious Award at Californias Annual Statewide Environmental Summit
8. Reportlinker Adds United States Dental Devices Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2015
9. Colombian National Pleads Guilty to Role in Defrauding the Export-Import Bank of the United States of More Than $1 Million
10. Pennsylvania Department of Health Begins Statewide H1N1 Vaccination Clinics Targeting Priority Populations; Some Appointments Still Available
11. ECRI Institute Releases Roadmap to the Evidence on Finasteride for Prevention of Prostate Cancer: New Hotline Report to Aid Healthcare Decision Makers and Journalists
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/25/2014)... July 25, 2014  CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: ... on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. (EDT) ... 2014 financial results. An audio webcast of ... Investor Relations portion of the CVS Caremark website for ... http://info.cvscaremark.com/investors . This webcast will be archived and available ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... N.J. , July 25, 2014  Acsis ... brand protection and serialization solutions, has recently posted ... that addresses current and future needs for ... for the old supply chain model no longer ... in technology, including the growth of mobile technology, ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... , July 25, 2014 Research ... "Global Ophthalmic Diagnostic Devices Market 2014-2018" report ... About Ophthalmic Diagnostic Device ... used to identify a defect or deficiency in the ... with ophthalmic disorders such as presbyopia, cataracts, glaucoma, retinal ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Acsis Addresses Questions on the Modern Supply Chain 2Global Ophthalmic Diagnostic Devices Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Alcon, Carl Zeiss, Haag-Streit and Topcon 2
... Filtrona Porous Technologies, a developer and manufacturer of ... world, will introduce a new range of hydrophilic, polyurethane ... / COMPAMED trade fair in Dusseldorf, Germany from 16 ... ) New innovations to be featured ...
... Nordisk, a world leader in diabetes care, announced today that ... (DHF), a non-profit organization that raises diabetes awareness ... the success of the Drive the Switch program, which has ... loved ones and their doctor about options for insulin delivery, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Filtrona Porous Technologies to Introduce New Hydrophilic Foam Products for Advanced Wound Care at the MEDICA / COMPAMED Trade Fair 2Novo Nordisk Donates $50,000 to Diabetes Hands Foundation in Recognition of the Drive the Switch Program's Inaugural Year 2Novo Nordisk Donates $50,000 to Diabetes Hands Foundation in Recognition of the Drive the Switch Program's Inaugural Year 3Novo Nordisk Donates $50,000 to Diabetes Hands Foundation in Recognition of the Drive the Switch Program's Inaugural Year 4Novo Nordisk Donates $50,000 to Diabetes Hands Foundation in Recognition of the Drive the Switch Program's Inaugural Year 5Novo Nordisk Donates $50,000 to Diabetes Hands Foundation in Recognition of the Drive the Switch Program's Inaugural Year 6Novo Nordisk Donates $50,000 to Diabetes Hands Foundation in Recognition of the Drive the Switch Program's Inaugural Year 7
(Date:7/25/2014)... 2014 As reported by the Statesman Journal ... Heroin (7/20), police in Salem, MA as well as ... the recent heroin epidemic that has taken many lives during ... heroin-related overdose case in which police were able to make ... phone. By pretending to be the victim and claiming to ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... 25, 2014 Ticket Down ... board for the Guinness International Champions Cup match between ... at Soldier Field on Sunday, July 27th. ... appreciation promo/coupon/offer code SOCCER-2014 for added savings. , 2014 ... diehard soccer fans in North America. Countless international soccer ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... (HealthDay News) -- Seniors are more easily distracted during ... study finds. "Almost any type of memory test ... of 25 on," study co-author Randi Martin, professor of ... release. However, Martin said, this study shows that ... older adults compared with younger adults. The study ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... 2014 Sport Court® provided ... Nike National Invitational Tournament (NIT) in Chicago ... Junior National Tournament (USJN) in Washington D.C. at ... for these prestigious national tournaments included 44 Sport Court ... of playing surface at McCormick Place for the NIT, ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... Island (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Reproductive ... to announce that Dr. Kerri Luzzo, Lead Physician at ... Award" for her professional accomplishments in fertility care and ... , At the 10th Annual PBN Awards ceremony held ... Island, 40 of the most highly regarded, emerging leaders ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Multiple States Crack Down on Heroin Epidemic 2Health News:Liverpool FC vs. Olympiacos FC Tickets Soldier Field: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for Guinness International Champions Cup in Chicago on Sunday, July 27th 2Health News:Distractions Seem More Troublesome With Age 2Health News:Sport Court Provides All Sports Flooring for Basketball Events in Chicago and Washington D.C. 2Health News:Dr. Kerri Luzzo of the Reproductive Science Center of Providence Receives “40 Under Forty Award" for Outstanding Professional Accomplishments and Community Outreach 2
... Oct. 9 A diverse coalition of,clergy and ... conference,today to urge U.S. Senators John Warner (R-VA) ... Delegation to support legislation that gives,the U.S. Food ... legislation would protect kids from tobacco and save ...
... Oct. 9 The Oregon Rehabilitation,Association (ORA), ... disabled workers this October with National,Disability Employment Awareness ... each October to help increase the public,s awareness ... to the,entire month of October in 1988. ...
... Mental Retardation -, PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 9 ... a ring before birth, they may,disrupt normal development ... The Children,s Hospital of Philadelphia will be investigating,one ... the Ring Chromosome,20 Foundation., Ring chromosome 20 ...
... October marks National,Domestic Violence Awareness Month and ... States are affected by domestic violence each year. ... Cosmetic Dentistry,Charitable Foundation,s (AACDCF) Give Back A Smile ... life by restoring a smile" by providing,free cosmetic ...
... a University of Iowa Research Foundation licensee and ... age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and other chronic diseases, ... startup financing. , The company, which has offices ... into new facilities at the UI,s Oakdale Research ...
... 9, 2007People who experience chronic job strain after a ... a second one, reports a research team from Universit ... of the Journal of the American Medical Association. , ... risks associated with job strain for workers who have ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Virginia Faith Leaders Call on Senators Webb & Warner to Cosponsor Legislation to Protect Kids from Tobacco 2Health News:Virginia Faith Leaders Call on Senators Webb & Warner to Cosponsor Legislation to Protect Kids from Tobacco 3Health News:October Is National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2Health News:Grant Supports Study of Abnormal Ring-Shaped Chromosomes 2Health News:600 Smiles Restored Thanks to the AACDCF's Give Back A Smile Program - October Marks National Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2Health News:UI licensee Optherion secures $37 million in financing 2Health News:UI licensee Optherion secures $37 million in financing 3Health News:UI licensee Optherion secures $37 million in financing 4Health News:Chronic job strain doubles the risk of a second heart attack 2
The ThermaViewer™ is constructed and engineered for use in laboratories, hospitals, and commercial kitchens to monitor and document freezer and refrigerator temperatures where inventory is store...
... This requiring no water ... long-lasting hand hygiene to physically ... washing is either not an ... Hibistat allows you to return ...
Amino+Derm moisturizers and soaps are specifically engineered to aid in the prevention of skin irritations and to help maintain healthy, intact skin....
... Scrub Care povidone-iodine (PVP-I) antimicrobial solutions ... control in all hospital and health-care settings. ... gel have a broad spectrum of activity, ... bacteria that may cause infection. The new ...
Medicine Products: