Pharmacy integral to collaborative care at Mass General

Traynor, Kate
April 2012
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;4/1/2012, Vol. 69 Issue 7, p544
Academic Journal
The article reports the success of Care Management Program (CMP), one of 6 projects selected by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to take part in the Care Management for High Cost Beneficiaries demonstration program. As per the January 2012 report, CMP cut hospital admissions by 19-24 percent and reduced Medicare expenditures by 12-16 percent. Eric Weil, of Massachusetts General Hospital's (MGH's) CMP, attributes the success of CMP to care managers and Petrongolo's service.


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