Tag Archives: MTM

Medication Therapy Management as a tool for reduced cost of care and fewer readmissions

A colleague asked me if I had any information on the use of Medication Therapy Management (MTM) as a way to reduce healthcare cost and prevent, or decrease, readmissions. I’m kind of a digital packrat and I knew that I … Continue reading

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Saturday morning coffee [May 18 2013]

So much happens each and every week that it’s hard to keep up sometimes. Here are some of the tabs that are open in my browser this morning along with some random thoughts…. The coffee mug below was a gift … Continue reading

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Medication therapy management at TEDxUniversity [video]

Thanks to Megan Hartranft (@MeganPharmD) and John Poikonen (@poikonen) for tweeting this. It’s nothing earth shattering, but it sums up why pharmacists should be more involved. Tim Ulbrich does a really nice job. Pharmacy schools should show this short video … Continue reading

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Pharmacy student adherence to a simulated medication regimen

A Tweet from Anthony Cox (@drarcox) led me to this article in the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. In this study, 72 second-year pharmacy students were given “medications” (Starburst JellyBeans) to take with varying administration schedules. The table below shows the results … Continue reading

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Eliminating Barriers To Care Using Technology [Video]

Interesting video that talks about the use of telepharmacy for Medication Therapy Management (MTM).

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