Healthcare Performance Benchmarks
Healthcare Performance Benchmarks
June 5, 2013Vol. III Issue 23

Opportunities to Improve MA

Opportunities to Improve MA This Week's Challenge: According to the more than 100 healthcare companies who responded to HIN's latest medication adherence (MA) e-survey, nearly 58 percent say that telephonic follow-up provides an opportunity to improve MA. We wanted to see which other care points offer a chance to improve MA.

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What We Learned: HIN's third annual Improving Medication Adherence e-survey conducted in January 2013 captured how many healthcare organizations are working to improve MA and compliance in the populations they serve. According to survey respondents, the top five opportunities to improve MA are:

  • Telephonic follow-up: 57.6 percent

  • Home visit: 47.5 percent

  • Health coaching: 42.4 percent

  • Hospital discharge: 39 percent

  • Care transitions: 37.3 percent

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2013 Healthcare Benchmarks: Improving Medication Adherence

Excerpted from 2013 Healthcare Benchmarks: Improving Medication Adherence, which is now in its third year, and documents the impact of MA programs on adherence and compliance levels, medication costs, ER visits, hospital and skilled nursing facility admissions, risk of death, and other areas of concern.

© 2013 Healthcare Performance Benchmarks by Healthcare Intelligence Network.
Editor: Jessica Fornarotto,;
Publisher: Melanie Matthews,

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