Phar­ma­cists boost ad­her­ence rates

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VANDERBILT Spe­cialty Pharmacy (VSP) at Vanderbilt Univer­sity Med­i­cal Cen­ter in Nashville has de­vel­oped a model that in­te­grates phar­ma­cists in its spe­cialty clin­ics and the re­sult has been in­creased pa­tient ad­her­ence rates.

An out­comes study of VSP’s find­ings was pub­lished in the Aug 2017 is­sue of the Jour­nal of man­aged Care and Spe­cialty Pharmacy.

Un­der the in­te­grated model, VSP had an av­er­age med­i­ca­tion pos­ses­sion ra­tio of 95% in 20 clin­ics while the in­dus­try av­er­age was 80%, au­thors wrote - CLICK HERE .

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