2016 Healthcare Benchmarks:
Medication Management

Medication management is the standard of care that ensures each patientís medications (whether prescription, nonprescription, alternative, etc.) are individually assessed for appropriateness, effectiveness, safety given the individual's comorbidities, other medications and ability to be taken as intended, according to a 2012 Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative definition.

2016 Healthcare Benchmarks: Medication Management2016 Healthcare Benchmarks: Medication Management compiles actionable data on the infrastructure, challenges and outcomes of medication management initiatives, based on responses from 101 healthcare organizations to the August 2016 Medication Management survey by the Healthcare Intelligence Network.

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This 40-page report assembles hundreds of metrics on medication management from health systems, health plans, physician practices and other responding organizations, offering an inside look at medication management strategies, targeted conditions, risk factors, pharmacists' roles, challenges, and future programs.

Breaking down findings by the high-responding industry sectors of hospitals, primary care and health coaching, this report details the following data points:

  • Prevalence of medication management programs;
  • Common medication therapy problems;
  • Conditions targeted by medication management programs;
  • Common components of medication management, including medication needs assessment, pharmacist counseling, patient education, team-based care and others;
  • Risk factors that are markers for medication management;
  • Related tools and technologies;
  • Delivery modes for medication management consults;
  • Standards to measure medication management;
  • Additional data assessed for medication management;
  • Primary medication management responsibility;
  • Role of pharmacists (including retail and community) in medication management;
  • Factors driving pharmacist referrals;
  • Pharmacist reimbursement and incentive practices;
  • Barriers to medication management and medication adherence; 
  • Details on future initiatives;
  • The complete August 2016 Medication Management survey tool;

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This benchmark report is designed to meet business and planning needs of hospitals, health plans, medication management, case management, managed care organizations, physician organizations, health systems, and others by providing critical medication management benchmarks.

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A multi-user license will provide you with the right to install and use this information on your company's computer network for an unlimited number of additional workstations within your organization for a one-time fee. To have this valuable resource on your network, or to inquire about ordering bulk copies in print or Adobe PDF, please e-mail sales@hin.com or call 888-446-3530.

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