Ensuring a patient’s medication adherence delivers better outcomes, lowers overall healthcare costs and offers strong benefits for payers and pharmaceutical companies.
Dublin, Ohio (PRWEB)
June 29, 2017
Updox, the industry leader for care coordination and healthcare connectivity solutions, and ScriptDrop, a prescription delivery service that encourages care intended to make the delivery process easier for both the pharmacist and patient, are partnering to offer the most comprehensive care coordination solution for medication adherence. This partnership combines advanced adherence technologies with a complete care coordination solution to provide ongoing engagement with patients and the ability to collaborate with physicians to ensure adherence. The partnership leverages both Updox Pharmacy Connect, a web-based care coordination suite that supports pharmacists communicating with providers and engaging patients to encourage better care, new revenue opportunities and lower costs, and Mary the Medication Reminder, an artificial intelligence-powered prescription assistant that reminds patients to take their medication and can answer questions about their therapy.
According to the American Heart Association, poor medication adherence takes the lives of 125,000 Americans annually, and costs the healthcare system nearly $300 billion a year in additional doctor visits, emergency department visits and hospitalizations.
Ensuring a patient’s medication adherence delivers better outcomes, lowers overall healthcare costs and offers strong benefits for payers and pharmaceutical companies. This partnership combines medication adherence technologies with care coordination to connect patients, physicians, pharmacies and payers to ensure medications are received and taken correctly and…