By Lee Horner – Medication Therapy Management is a range of services provided to a patient in order to optimize therapeutic outcomes. MTM helps a patient get the most benefit from his/her medications while detecting and preventing costly medication problems.
By Lee Horner – The C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health conducted a study with adults to identify health topics that are a “big problem” for children and teens. Key topics include parents’ concerns over their kids’ future, safety and long-term health.
By Lee Horner – The adoption and usage of virtual care platforms is continuing to grow as providers and patients experience satisfaction with using virtual consults and virtual visits vs. in-patient appointments:
By Lee Horner – The goals of a discharge program should be to reduce errors in the discharge process, educate the patient to understand the treatment plan and set expectations for follow-up with providers, upon returning home.
By Lee Horner – Increasing costs of healthcare and prevalence of chronic diseases are motivating payers to improve the health of member populations while managing the resources involved.
By Lee Horner – Many providers are still wary of telehealth, as they are of any tool or technology that will require them to practice differently. However, emerging technology which does not require providers to alter their workflows are revealing a totally new value proposition.
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