Accordingly, APRE believes it can serve an integral function for ACOs in achieving their primary goal, which most notably includes creating a patient-centered transition of care process that will result in decreased hospital readmissions and improved patient quality of life through establishment of a chronic disease state management program
to focus on containing some of the largest drivers of healthcare costs.
According to Sue Skledar, RPh, MPH, FASHP, director of the Drug Use and Disease State Management Program
at UPMC, the TheraDoc alerts play a key role in the medical center's anticoagulation management program developed to meet the new patient safety goal.
Kelsey-Seybold Clinic will be taking part in MedAssets' Clinical Pharmacy Consulting Program which includes the Pharmacy Audit tool, a disease state management program
which supports Kelsey-Seybold's own physician-driven programs via clinical information; a comprehensive professional educational program; and other decision support tools.
Implementing a disease state management program
in collaboration with IDF;
JHHS will be taking part in MedAssets' Clinical Pharmacy Consulting Program which includes the Pharmacy Audit tool to uncover pricing errors; a disease state management program
that provides access to a library of clinical pathways, protocols, and extensive clinical information; a comprehensive professional educational program; and other decision support tools.
Rogers is co-medical director of the Congestive Heart Failure Disease State Management Program
at BJC Health System, a VHA Shareholder organization based in St.
The AmeriNet Clinical Service Program for Cardiovascular Services is a disease state management program
focusing on the care of cardiovascular patients.
The goal of this disease state management program
is to provide workers and their families with better access to chronic disease care, enabling people to have happier, healthier and more productive lives.
The primary objectives of a disease state management program
are to improve drug compliance and improve patient education so that patients may have an opportunity to improve their outcomes.
By creating a baseline from which to measure effectiveness, PPS is able to evaluate the impact of the disease state management program
on the patient population.
Under its disease state management program
, Caremark is building innovative and comprehensive health care networks to treat serious, chronic illnesses such as hemophilia, end stage renal disease, HIV/AIDS and asthma.
47% of participants have increased or plan to increase resource allocation to Disease State Management programs
-- 40% of participants are currently using invoice discounts in the LTC pharmacy segment