Improving Medication Adherence Through the Medical Home Model

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As the command post for chronic care management, the patient-centered
medical home (PCMH) is custom-built to break down barriers to medication
adherence and reduce associated costs and clinical consequences especially
those linked to coronary artery disease (CAD), hypertension and diabetes.

Feedback from PCMH adopters reflects the potential of this care model.
In a March 2010 e-survey on the PCMH conducted by the Healthcare Intelligence
Network, more than two-thirds of healthcare respondents utilizing the PCMH
model reported an increase in medication adherence in its population, and
more than 35 percent now include a pharmacist on their medical home care

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With approximately half of the population using at
least one prescription medication and nearly three-
quarters of all physician office visits involving
medication therapy, how can the medical home raise
medication adherence and compliance levels, and
what are the potential financial gains to be realized?
Improving Medication Adherence Through the
Medical Home Model
answers these questions
by prescribing effective tactics and disease-specific
success stories for in-house management of medication
therapy from the use of technology to drafting a
pharmacist virtual or co-located to the medical
home team.

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This 40-page special report delivers collaborative, team-based approaches
from Kaiser Permanente and others on the benefits of managing medication
therapy from inside the PCMH. Beth Chester, PharmD, MPH, BCPS, senior
director of clinical pharmacy services and quality for Kaiser Permanente
Colorado, sketches out the roles of the physician practice staff and
pharmacist in medication management, the use of technology and key financial
incentives and reimbursement strategies that can improve payoffs from
medication compliance.

Additionally, Jan Berger, MD, chief medical officer for Silverlink Communications,
Inc., offers two team-based models for medication adherence improvement one
that includes the pharmacist on the care team and another that incorporates

This report provides details on the following:

and much more. A comprehensive Q&A section rounds out the roles of the provider,
nurse, employer and patient in improving medication adherence and explores the
impact of technology, medication packaging and more in adherence and compliance.

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