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medication therapy management

Benzer Pharmacy rolls out MTM services

Benzer Pharmacy rolls out MTM services

TAMPA, Fla. — Benzer Pharmacy is adding medication therapy management (MTM) to the list of clinical services it provides. The MTM services being offered include pharmacotherapy consultation, progress check-ins, anticoagulation management, health and wellness programs, immunizations and medication therapy reviews. “Medication therapy management is a patient-centric approach to bridge the gap between pharmacists and patients,”

Acquisition equips Genoa for MTM

Acquisition equips Genoa for MTM

TUKWILA, Wash. — Genoa aims to take its behavioral health pharmacy care to a higher level with the launch of Genoa Medication Management Solutions. The company said that the new offering stems from its acquisition of Medication Management Systems Inc., a Minneapolis-based provider of medication therapy management (MTM) services and technology for complex, high-risk patients.

Genoa MTM acquisition leads to new pharmacy service

Genoa MTM acquisition leads to new pharmacy service

TUKWILA, Wash. — Genoa aims to take its behavioral health pharmacy care to a higher level with the launch of Genoa Medication Management Solutions. Genoa said Thursday that the new offering stems from its acquisition of Medication Management Systems Inc., a Minneapolis-based provider of medication therapy management (MTM) services and technology for complex, high-risk patients.

Mirixa, PQS partner on EQuIPP integration

Mirixa, PQS partner on EQuIPP integration

RESTON, Va. and DURHAM, N.C. — Mirixa Corp. and Pharmacy Quality Solutions (PQS) have formed a partnership to integrate medication therapy management (MTM) and other patient care information in PQS’ EQuIPP platform. Under the collaboration, the MirixaPro MTM solution will be integrated with EQuIPP (Electronic Quality Improvement Platform for Plans and Pharmacies), a platform for medication-related quality

Medicine Shoppe keeps franchisees competitive

Medicine Shoppe keeps franchisees competitive

COLUMBUS, Ohio — One of the key features that distinguish Medicine Shoppe International Inc. (MSI) from other chains is the company’s dedication to providing “high-quality, results-driven” business ownership opportunities in professional retail pharmacy, according to vice president John Fiacco. “Our pharmacies receive individualized business support and patient care solutions support. We’ll provide the tools and

Albertsons earns kudos for MTM services

Albertsons earns kudos for MTM services

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. continues to exhibit excellence in medication therapy management (MTM). The food and drug retailer said Wednesday that OutcomesMTM has named it the “Top Large Pharmacy Chain” in MTM for the first quarter of 2017. This comes after OutcomesMTM, a Cardinal Health subsidiary, recognized Albertsons as a “2016 Top Large Pharmacy

Pharmacy retailers win Rx adherence challenge

Pharmacy retailers win Rx adherence challenge

MINNETONKA, Minn. — Publix Super Markets, Albertsons/Safeway, Meijer, Giant Eagle, Discount Drug Mart and Wegmans Food Market were named the winners of UnitedHealthcare’s 2016 Targeted Intervention Program (TIP) Challenge to boost patients’ medication adherence. Through the UnitedHealthcare TIP Challenge, the pharmacies work with Medicare Advantage Part D plan members to help them take their prescription

Genoa finds niche with focus on behavioral health

Genoa finds niche with focus on behavioral health

TUKWILA, Wash. — John Figueroa knows a good health care model when he sees one. Having held leadership roles at McKesson Corp., Omnicare Inc., Coram and Apria Healthcare Group (where he remains chairman), Figueroa immediately recognized the potential in Genoa, a QoL Healthcare Company. Genoa came to Figueroa’s attention in early 2014, when Nautic Partners,

Mirixa names Harvey as CEO

Mirixa names Harvey as CEO

RESTON, Va. — Former Liberty Medical chairman and chief executive officer Frank Harvey has joined medication therapy management (MTM) service provider Mirixa Corp. as CEO. Mirixa, which announced the appointment Tuesday, said Harvey also will serve on the company’s board of directors. “I am pleased to join Mirixa at this exciting point in the evolution

MTM helps set Aurora Pharmacy apart

MTM helps set Aurora Pharmacy apart

ELM GROVE, Wis. — Pharmacists for Aurora Pharmacy are actively involved in providing medication therapy management services to a diverse group of patients. “Aurora Pharmacy set another record in 2015 in terms of number of services provided across the different MTM programs,” says John Gates, vice president of Aurora retail pharmacies. “This includes the day-to-day

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

Walgreens: Multiple interventions best for adherence

Walgreens: Multiple interventions best for adherence

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

Good Day wins recognition for MTM

LOVELAND, Colo. — Good Day Pharmacy said it had been named best in class by OutcomesMTM, a Cardinal Health company that designs, delivers and administers medication therapy management ­programs. Good Day Pharmacy is an independently owned pharmacy chain under the Health Mart umbrella. It operates nine pharmacies in northern Colorado and employs 133 people. “The

Lawmakers see pharmacists as pillar of MTM

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of congressional representatives is urging that retail pharmacists play a part in a new initiative designed to improve the use of medication therapy management in ­Medicare. Forty-four members of the House of Representatives — 24 Republicans and 20 Democrats — signed a letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services