University of Mississippi
School of Pharmacy

Delta Pharmacy Patient Care Management Services

  • Increases accessibility to Patient Care Management services provided by pharmacists
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  • Improves medication use and health outcomes in the Medicaid population of targeted areastem
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  • Utilization of electronic health records to improve the safety and adherence to pharmaceutical therapy
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    Jane Cross

     

    This effort builds upon a successful program that utilizes rural pharmacists to assist in medication management of Medicaid beneficiaries through: (1) coordinating medication use and health outcomes for persons in the Medicaid population; (2) utilizing Electronic Health Records supported by telemedicine to improve safety and adherence to pharmaceutical therapy and (3) evaluating the efficiency of Pharmacy Patient Care Management Services on medication adherence and disease management. The community impact will be a reduction in medication errors and improved clinical and economic outcomes for Medicaid beneficiaries in Delta communities.