TITLE

New research shows the value of Rx interventions

PUB. DATE
April 2016
SOURCE
Chain Drug Review;4/18/2016, Vol. 38 Issue 7, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study from American holding company Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. which reveals the key role of pharmacy interventions in leading to greater medication adherence and lower health care costs.
ACCESSION #
114814873

 

Related Articles

  • The Impact of an Online Disease Management Program on Medical Costs Among Health Plan Members. Schwartz, Steven M.; Day, Brian; Wildenhaus, Kevin; Silberman, Anna; Chun Wang; Silberman, Jordan // American Journal of Health Promotion;Nov/Dec2010, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p126 

    Purpose. This study evaluated the economic impact of an online disease management program within a broader population health management strategy. Design. A retrospective, quasi-experimental, cohort design evaluated program participants and a matched cohort of nonparticipants on 2003-2007 claims...

  • Economic effects of clinical pharmacy interventions: A literature review. de Rijdt, Thomas; Willems, Ludo; Simoens, Steven // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;6/15/2008, Vol. 65 Issue 12, p1161 

    Purpose. Economic evaluations of clinical pharmacy interventions are reviewed. Summary. A variety of clinical pharmacy interventions have been assessed, but the body of evidence relating to any particular type of intervention is small. Cost-saving interventions comprise a small percentage of...

  • Information on Cost-Effectiveness: An Essential Product of a National Comparative Effectiveness Program. Kirschner, Neil; Pauker, Stephen G.; Stubbs, Joseph W.; Newman, Mary M.; Basch, Peter; Ejnes, Yul D.; Engel, Jeannine Z.; Fihn, Stephen D.; Gunn, Susan H.; Hersh, William R.; Lahey, Michael D.; Lichtenfeld, J. Leonard; Mazur, Eric M.; Sha, Michael C. // Annals of Internal Medicine;6/17/2008, Vol. 148 Issue 12, p956 

    The American College of Physicians recently highlighted the need to provide increased information comparing the effectiveness of health care interventions to ensure the rational and effective practice of medicine. Comparative effectiveness refers to the evaluation of the relative clinical...

  • Innovation in primary care for cost effective health services. Jiwa, Moyez // Quality in Primary Care;2010, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p1 

    The author reflects on the primary care innovation for cost effective health services. The author explores the factors that contribute to the distressing physical, social or psychological problems in the Australian health system. The author suggests that a complex intervention should be...

  • The elimination of healthcare user fees for children under five substantially alleviates the burden on household expenses in Burkina Faso. Abdou Illou, Mahaman Mourtala; Haddad, Slim; Agier, Isabelle; Ridde, Valéry // BMC Health Services Research;Aug2015, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p1 

    Background: Since September 2008, an intervention has made it possible to provide free care to children under five in public health facilities in two districts of Burkina Faso. This study evaluated the intervention's impact on household expenses incurred for services (consultations and...

  • Newest Treatments for Hepatitis C: How Can We Manage Sustainability? Messori, Andrea; Wójtowicz, Agnieszka; Lecompte, Thanh Doco; Bibert, Stéphanie; Manuel, Oriol; Rüeger, Sina; Berger, Christoph; Boggian, Katia; Cusini, Alexia; Garzoni, Christian; Khanna, Nina; Mueller, Nicolas J.; Meylan, Pascal R.; Pascual, Manuel; van Delden, Christian; Bochud, Pierre-Yves // Clinical Infectious Diseases;12/15/2015, Vol. 61 Issue 12, p1891 

    The article focuses on treatment of Hepatitis C disease. Topics discussed include usage of values of incremental cost-effectiveness ratio (ICER), calculation of budget impact (BI) of a health care intervention, reduction of cost by application of price-volume agreement, lack of transparency in...

  • "Value for Money": Use With Care. Gusmano, Michael K.; Callahan, Daniel // Annals of Internal Medicine;2/1/2011, Vol. 154 Issue 3, p207 

    The author reflects on the efforts for the high-value health care in the U.S. It tackles several topics including the evidence on the effectiveness of health interventions, the economic value of health benefits and the issues with cost-utility analysis in health care. It also notes that a health...

  • Pay-for-Performance in the United Kingdom: Impact of the Quality and Outcomes Framework--A Systematic Review. Gillam, Stephen J.; Siriwardena, A. Niroshan; Steel, Nicholas // Annals of Family Medicine;Sep/Oct2012, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p461 

    The article presents a systematic review of the growing evidence for Great Britain's Quality and Outcomes Framework, the world's most comprehensive primary care pay-for-performance (P4P) scheme, on the quality of primary medical care. The study reveals the improvement of the quality of care...

  • The Therapeutic Relationship in E-Therapy for Mental Health: A Systematic Review. Sucala, Madalina; Schnur, Julie B.; Constantino, Michael J.; Miller, Sarah J.; Brackman, Emily H.; Montgomery, Guy H. // Journal of Medical Internet Research;Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p14 

    Background: E-therapy is defined as a licensed mental health care professional providing mental health services via e-mail, video conferencing, virtual reality technology, chat technology, or any combination of these. The use of e-therapy has been rapidly expanding in the last two decades, with...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics