Inspiring Healthy Aging
One Hand at a Time
Physician-Based Clinical Pharmacist
Empowering Healthy Aging
Optimizing Medication Therapy Management
Clinical Pharmacist
Empowering Healthy Aging

THE FACTS

>$400B

is spent on medications in the U.S. each year

~$300B

is spent on the misuse, underuse & overuse of medications

THE PROBLEM

People with chronic conditions generally use more health care services, including physician visits, hospital care and prescription drugs.

>50%

of Americans have at least one chronic condition

>86%

of healthcare spending is used to treat people with chronic conditions

>33-50%

of people with chronic conditions adhere to prescribed medication therapies

~1-3

adverse events leading to hospitalizations are associated with medications

THE OPPORTUNITY

A collaborative pharmacy practice model can demonstrate clinical and economic outcomes, physician time saved and expansion of clinical pharmacy services in a primary care clinic.

EMPOWERMENT + PARTICIPATION = HEALTHY AGING

Areas of Expertise

Chronic Care Management

Chronic Care Management (CCM) is a critical component of primary care that contributes to better health and care for individuals.

HEDIS and Core Measures

HEDIS Measures relate to many significant public health issues such as cancer, heart disease, smoking, asthma, and diabetes.

Medication Optimization

Medication Optimization encompass patient-centered activities that improve health outcomes by addressing medication appropriateness, effectiveness, safety, adherence, and access.

Medication Reconciliation Post Discharge

Medication Reconciliation is a review of medications patients were prescribed at the hospital and comparing it against what they were taking prior to admission.

Transitional Care Management

Transitional Care Management is the follow-up services provided to patients after they’ve been discharged from a hospital stay to help prevent readmission.

Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

Therapeutic Drug Monitoring is an integral component of pharmaceutical care for selected patients based on their specific pharmacotherapy, disease state, related factors and treatment goals.

Pharmacogenomics

Pharmacogenetic (PGX) testing helps physicians find more personalized, effective, and safer medicine by understanding the patient’s ability to metabolize medications, reduce adverse effects, avoid drug interactions and time-consuming drug trials.

Medicare Initiatives

Medicare Initiatives to maximize STAR Ratings.

Care Coordination

Care Coordination is working as part of interdisciplinary team to maximize patient overall care.