At the NATE/HIE Conference:
Community Medication Management
Chronic Disease is a growing National Crisis. By 2030 Half of the population will have one or more chronic conditions.
Drug-related problems are real problems. We spend more on the problems with taking medicines than we spend on the meds themselves.
The Average is 13 prescriptions.
Increasing use of expensive specialty medications
- Medication List Discrepancy (80% of Drug Therapy Problems – DTP)
Drug Therapy Problems:
– Cardio Vascular
These are the top two categories with DTPs.
Coordinated Medication Management can significantly reduce hospitalizations by performing a risk scoring of patients to identify the high risk patients.
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