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Catherine MacPherson

Surescripts’ new service helps manage population health

Surescripts’ new service helps manage population health

ARLINGTON, Va. — Surescripts is expanding to support population health management with its Medication History for Panel Management service. The health information network said Wednesday that the service — for health systems, accountable care organizations (ACOs) and analytics vendors — provides one connection robust population health management data from 14 pharmacies, with 28,000 store locations

New research shows value of Rx interventions

New research shows value of Rx interventions

DEERFIELD, Ill. — A new study from Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. indicates that pharmacy interventions can lead to greater medication adherence and lower health care costs. The study, titled “Improving Medication Adherence and Health Care Outcomes in a Commercial Population Through a Community Pharmacy,” was published in a recent issue of Population Health ­Management. The