Citations with the tag: MEDICATION therapy management
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- Seniors benefit from ChecKmeds.
// Chain Drug Review; 11/8/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 19, p30
The article reports that the healthcare officials of North Carolina have organized a ChecKmeds NC program that makes the senior citizens understand their drug regimens, and they enroll themselves in the Medicare prescription drug plan, get free medication therapy management (MTM) services from a...
- Refinements made with the reader in mind.
Posey, L. Michael // Pharmacy Today; Oct2012, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p6
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including one related to the medication therapy management, the other on pharmacy education and the third on graphic designer, Richard Muringer.
- The value of MTM.
Posey, L. Michael // Pharmacy Today; Oct2012, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p15
The article offers information on the medication therapy management (MTM) services offered by pharmacists for medication related problems in the U.S.
Posey, L. Michael // Journal of the American Pharmacists Association: JAPhA; Jan/Feb2013, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p12
A correction to the article "Outcomes of a Medicare Part D Telephone Medication Therapy Management Program," by L. R. Moczygemba and colleagues, published in the previous issue, is presented.
- Medication discrepancies still a challenge for Canadian health organizations.
Kondro, Wayne // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal; 12/14/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 18, pE832
The article reports on the challenges faced by health organizations in Canada concerning medication divergences.
- Journal stresses pharmacist role in adherence.
DeArment, Alaric // Drug Store News; 6/7/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p104
The article reviews the article "Why Pharmacists Belong in the Medical Home," by Marie Smith, David Bates and Thomas Bodenheimer, which appeared in the periodical "Health Affairs" in the May 2010 issue.
- MTM is a Medicine Shoppe priority.
DeArment, Alaric // Chain Drug Review; 10/24/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 18, p69
The article reports that medication therapy management is an important service for "Medicine Shoppe" drugstores across the U.S.
- MTM: Elusive Opportunity.
Coopman, Robert // Chain Drug Review; 4/26/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p189
The article offers information on the medication therapy management (MTM) and its opportunities cited by several pharmacies in the U.S.
- learning zone. assessment.
Coopman, Robert // Nursing Standard; 8/4/2010, Vol. 24 Issue 48, p58
A quiz concerning the administration of medications under a patient group directive (PGD) is presented.
- Letters: GPs already review the use of antipsychotics.
Nevill, Christopher // GP: General Practitioner; 6/24/2011, p21
A letter to the editor discussing an article published on June 10, 2011 issue of the journal on medication review is presented.
- The polypharmcy dilemma.
Harieg, Sherwit // Drug Topics; Dec2011, Vol. 155 Issue 12, p12
The article offers information on a project related to medication therapy management (MTM) in Marin County, California and MTM. It states that in it profile of patients are scanned to identify those who are likely to benefit from MTM program. It mentions that MTM is important to educate patients...
- Medication counselling and dispensing practices at community pharmacies: a comparative cross sectional study from Pakistan.
Hussain, Azhar; Ibrahim, Mohamed // International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy; Sep2011, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p859
Objectives The study aimed to assess and compare medication counselling and dispensing practices at community pharmacies in three major cities of Pakistan. Methods A total of 1113 patient dispenser interactions were observed from a randomly selected sample of 371 pharmacies by using convenient...
- Board Sets CMR Definition.
Hussain, Azhar; Ibrahim, Mohamed // Chain Drug Review; 9/26/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 16, p46
The article reports on the release of the definition of a comprehensive medication review (CMR) by the National Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Advisory Board which is a key pharmacist professional service in the U.S.
- State paves the way in MTM.
Hussain, Azhar; Ibrahim, Mohamed // Chain Drug Review; 10/25/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 18, p66
The article reports on the goal of the Medication Therapy Management (MTM) program which is to identify and educate participants enrolled in the program who are at risk for adverse health events in Raleigh, North Carolina.
- Nat'l Prescription Drug Take Back takes place.
Hussain, Azhar; Ibrahim, Mohamed // Ellis County Press; 10/24/2013, Vol. 22 Issue 29, p1
The article offers information on the National Prescription Drug Take Back to be held in Waxahachie and in Ennis, Texas on October 26, 2013.
- America's other drug problem: When prescriptions are not taken.
Hussain, Azhar; Ibrahim, Mohamed // Charlotte Post; 10/31/2013, Vol. 39 Issue 8, p3B
The article focuses on the impact, costs, and reasons behind non-adherence to medication in the U.S.
- MTM pivotal for patients with chronic diseases.
Hussain, Azhar; Ibrahim, Mohamed // Chain Drug Review; 4/25/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p40
The article reports on the impact of the medication therapy management practice provided by pharmacists on patients with chronic conditions in the U.S.
- Senator goes to bat for more MTM coverage.
Hussain, Azhar; Ibrahim, Mohamed // Chain Drug Review; 1/7/2013, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p9
The article focuses on the efforts of North Carolina Senator Kay Hagan, for the expansion of medication therapy management (MTM) services under the Medicare prescription drug program in the U.S.
Hussain, Azhar; Ibrahim, Mohamed // Pharmacy Today; Oct2011, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p16
The article reports that 98% of the 295 respondents of a medication therapy management (MTM) survey agreed with the statement "My pharmacist explained my medications clearly."
- Study analyzes potential benefits of MTM integration.
Hussain, Azhar; Ibrahim, Mohamed // Drug Store News; 1/9/2012, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p18
The article reports on the results of a study by pharmacy schools in the U.S. which found that medication therapy management (MTM) must be integrated between organizations and patients serviced, partnering organizations and collaborating healthcare providers.
- Find your own path.
Posey, L. Michael // Pharmacy Today; Jul2013, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p4
An introduction is presented in which the author discusses various reports within the issue on topics including medication therapy management (MTM), specialty pharmacy and the IMS Institute for Health Informatics report on the responsible use of drugs.
- Better drug adherence after transplant in children sent texts.
Posey, L. Michael // Nursing Standard; 1/13/2010, Vol. 24 Issue 19, p17
The article discusses research showing that the use of a text messaging reminder system can improve medication adherence among children who have had liver transplants.
- Making the team: Professional outreach.
Jill, M. // Drug Topics; Nov2011, Vol. 155 Issue 11, p12
No abstract available.
- If Hubert could see us now.
Plagakis, Jim // Drug Topics; Nov2011, Vol. 155 Issue 11, p16
No abstract available.
- CVS to hasten Rx process with real-time ePA pilot.
Plagakis, Jim // Drug Store News; 6/27/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p106
The article reports that the firm CVS Caremark Corp. is seeking to launch ePA Pilot, that which encourage patients to use medication as prescribe.
Plagakis, Jim // Australian Journal of Pharmacy; Jul2009, Vol. 90 Issue 1070, p68
The article presents a scenario regarding the health condition of a patient named Lucrecia Borgia, who is complaining at a pharmacy for several symptoms including fatigue, nausea, hair loss, and loss of appetite.
- Thrifty White aims to raise Rx compliance.
Plagakis, Jim // Chain Drug Review; 8/13/2012, Vol. 34 Issue 13, p1
The article evaluates the HealthyPackRx, a medication maintenance system, from Thrifty White Pharmacy, a drugstore.
- Keeping dispensing, clinical functions in equilibrium.
McDonough, Randy // Pharmacy Today; Mar2011, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p46
A personal narrative is presented which explore the author's experience of integrating medication therapy management (MTM) that has contributed a dynamic equilibrium as co-owner of Towncrest pharmacy.
- Compliance Issue Analyzed.
McDonough, Randy // Chain Drug Review; 8/29/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 14, p54
The article offers views from pharmacy experts concerning the need for pharmacists to be at the forefront of dealing with the stubborn problem of medication noncompliance.
- Promote PMRs during American Pharmacists Month.
Richard, Carli // Pharmacy Today; Sep2010, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p37
The article focuses on the support of medication therapy management's (MTM) personal medication record (PMR) by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) at the American Pharmacists Month in the U.S.
- Kerr Drug and the future of pharmacy in America.
Richard, Carli // Chain Drug Review; 11/8/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 19, p27
The article reports that Kerr Drug Inc. has put a premium on the ability of the pharmacists of the U.S., to maximize the benefits of pharmaceutical therapy, for a better role in health care delivery, and to expand certain services, which includes medication therapy management (MTM).
- SLI builds leaders.
Richard, Carli // Pharmacy Today; Sep2012, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p20
The article offers information on the annual American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Summer Leadership Institute (SLI) Capitol Hill visits in Washington, DC on July 13-15, 2012.
- Establishing a referral system for MTM services.
McDoriough, Randy // Pharmacy Today; Oct2012, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p31
The article focuses on the development of a referral system related to medication therapy management (MTM) in medical care system in the U.S. It mentions that MTM service led by pharmacy is offered through the internal medicine department in Minnesota. It offers information on the patient-care...
- Connecticut MTM pilot wins Pinnacle.
Yap, Diana // Pharmacy Today; Nov2012, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p42
The article announces that the Connecticut medication therapy management of (MTM) has received the 2012 Pinnacle Award from the APhA Foundation.
- Medication services & delivery.
Yap, Diana // McKnight's Long-Term Care News; Nov2011, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p34
The article presents information on a web based worksite by a company Omnicare Inc. for delivering key medication management capabilities.
- COMMENTARY--Variations on a Theme: Detoxifying Patients With Medication Overuse Headache.
Rapoprt, Alan // Neurology Reviews; Jan2013, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p20
The author discusses the positive aspects of using a standard protocol for management of medication overuse headache (MOH) and also suggests that patient education and abrupt detoxification is the important factor considered for the treatment of MOH.
- Telepharmacy Gets a Boost.
Rapoprt, Alan // Chain Drug Review; 2/28/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p48
The article reports on the announcement of health care technology provider PharmaTrust that the Federal Industry Minister Tony Clement has supplied 300,000 U.S. dollar funds for the development of its MedHome device designed to help patients manage their prescription drugs in Canada.
- Adverse drug reaction reporting.
Kondro, Wayne // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal; 3/5/2013, Vol. 185 Issue 4, pE192
The article informs that hospitals and health facilities in Canada will have to comply with the Medication Management Standards set by the Canada's Ministry of Health for reporting adverse drug reactions in patients.
- APhA Assesses State of Medication Therapy Management.
Kondro, Wayne // Chain Drug Review; 1/16/2012, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p58
The article offers information on the white paper "Positioning and integrating medication therapy management," published by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), wherein the authors assess the condition of the medication therapy management (MTM).
- BROADENING THE USE OF PATIENT GROUP DIRECTIONS.
Jordan, Sue // Nursing Standard; 8/11/2010, Vol. 24 Issue 49, p33
A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article by Gerri Kaufman about expanding the use of patient group directives (PGDs) in Great Britain in the August 4, 2010 issue.
- Medicare Part D lowers nondrug spending among elderly.
Jordan, Sue // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News; 9/3/2011, Issue 636, p9
The article discusses a research study on the association between enactment of Medicare Part D and nondrug medical spending for elderly beneficiaries with limited prior drug coverage, published in the July 27, 2011 issue of the "Journal of the American Medical Association."
- Capitalizing on opportunity.
Jordan, Sue // Chain Drug Review; 10/25/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 18, p63
The article presents a company profile of Medicine Shoppe store, owned by Dan Koski, which offers a broad array of special services that includes medication therapy management (MTM), immunizations, and diabetic shoe fittings in Mendota Heights, Minnesota.
- Five or ten years from now.
Posey, Michael // Pharmacy Today; Sep2011, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p8
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses the significant role played by pharmacists in lessening health care costs through medication therapy management (MTM) services.
- "I couldn't live without ...".
Posey, Michael // McKnight's Long-Term Care News; Apr2013, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p17
The article focuses on director of nursing at the Falling Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Alma Cullers who cannot live without the G4 medication management system installed by Omnicell Inc. at its Chambersburg, Pennsylvania facility because it prevents drug diversion.
- Quality assessment tools and Management for medication prescription in elderly.
Leila, Vali; Abolghasem, Pourreza; Batoul, Ahmadi; Ali, Akbari Sari // Hospital Journal; 2013, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p25
Background:aging is a very sensitive period of life and paying attention to the problems and requirements of this period seems to be a social necessity. Improving medication for old patients is challenging and sometimes medication's benefits are less than its disadvantages for the patient....
- Comparison of the efficacy of chlorhexidine varnish and chip in the treatment of chronic periodontitis.
JAGADISH PAI, B. S.; RAJAN, SMITH ANITHA; SRINIVAS, M.; PADMA, R.; SURAGIMATH, GIRISH; WALVEKAR, AMIT; GOEL, SAAKSHI; KAMATH, VINESH // Contemporary Clinical Dentistry; Apr-Jun2013, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p156
Background: The purpose of this study was to clinically evaluate the benefits of sub gingival chlorhexidine (CHX) varnish and biodegradable CHX chip application used as an adjunct to scaling and root planning (SRP) as combined therapy and also to compare the effect of combined therapy with SRP...
- Medication therapy management programme reduces costs.
JAGADISH PAI, B. S.; RAJAN, SMITH ANITHA; SRINIVAS, M.; PADMA, R.; SURAGIMATH, GIRISH; WALVEKAR, AMIT; GOEL, SAAKSHI; KAMATH, VINESH // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News; 4/13/2013, Issue 676, p9
The article reports on a study published in the April 2013 issue of the "Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy" which found that pharmacist-managed medication therapy management (MTM) programme increases medication adherence and reduces healthcare costs.
- HIV apps assist PWAs.
Bajko, Matthew S. // Bay Area Reporter; 2/7/2013, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p1
The article focuses on various mobile applications (apps) that can be used for managing health needs and medications including Your Heart app, My Health Matters and PozTracker.
- As evidence of MTM's effectiveness mounts, support grows.
Bajko, Matthew S. // Chain Drug Review; 4/25/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p40
The article reports on the increase in support for medication therapy management (MGM) practice provided by pharmacists as evidence of its effectiveness in the U.S.
- Medication therapy management bill receives support.
Bajko, Matthew S. // Chain Drug Review; 4/25/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p176
The article reports on the active support showed by Raleigh, North Carolina-based Kerr Drug Inc. on the medication therapy management (MTM) Empowerment Act introduced by U.S. Senator Kay Hagan in 2011.