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Medco Launches Online Safety Net to Increase Adherence and Prevent Avoidable Medication Risks
Date:10/26/2010

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS) has launched a suite of online tools that empower members to help protect themselves against certain unnecessary health risks.  The new online safety net that alerts members taking maintenance medications of gaps in care that could harm their health and enables them to take action to help close those gaps, was announced today at Medco's Best Practices Workshop, an annual client conference, in New York City.  These online safety features are available now for any of Medco's more than 65 million members.

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"Health plan payors are well aware of the serious and often costly health consequences from drug interactions and gaps in care that can result in hospitalizations for their members.  Medco's advanced online tools are real-time intervention safety nets that put the power to prevent avoidable medication risks into the hands of the member," said Tom Feitel, Medco's chief web officer.  "By encouraging their members to register online, our clients are taking an important step in improving medication safety and reducing both plan and member costs."

The online safety net is in effect whether prescriptions are being filled at Medco's mail service pharmacy or through a retail pharmacy.  It provides members who register at www.medco.com with tools that alert and educate them about medication safety and adherence risks and offers 24/7 access to Medco Specialist Pharmacists who can answer questions or discuss any medication issues.

The new online closing gaps in care tool identifies specific adherence-related problems, as well as cases where essential medications may be missing for members dealing w
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