MEDecision to Present Complimentary Webinar, Medication Therapy Management: An Opportunity to Lower Costs and Improve Outc

WAYNE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MEDecision, Inc., a leading provider of collaborative health management solutions, will present a complimentary webinar, “Medication Therapy Management: An Opportunity to Lower Costs and Improve Outcomes,” on Wednesday, March 16 at 12:30 p.m. Eastern time. MEDecision’s Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Andrew Schuyler, M.D., and Product Marketing Director Nancy Bucceri will host the session.

Medication therapy management (MTM) is considered a critical component of new patient-centric care models designed to reduce waste and improve outcomes. The webinar will define MTM, explain how health plans and accountable care organizations are best positioned to facilitate improved outcomes with MTM, and will review the technologies required to successfully implement MTM tools and programs.

Attendees will receive answers to the following questions:

  • What is MTM and why is it important?
  • Who drives MTM programs today?
  • What is the financial impact of MTM programs to health plans?
  • How does the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s Interim Final Rule on Medical Loss Ratio classify MTM services?
  • What are the information technology requirements of an MTM program?
  • What is MEDecision’s approach to supporting MTM?

What:

  MEDecision webinar: “Medication Therapy Management: An Opportunity to Lower Costs and Improve Outcomes”
 

Who:

Andrew Schuyler, M.D., executive vice president and chief medical officer
Nancy Bucceri, product marketing director
 

When:

Wednesday, March 16, 2011; 12:30 p.m. Eastern time (9:30 a.m. Pacific time)
 

How:

Register at http://bit.ly/eROOzy.

 

MEDecision also recently announced the availability of its latest e-book, “Medication Therapy Management — A Case for Health Plan Intervention.” The publication explains how health plans are ideally positioned to facilitate MTM programs and looks at the technology necessary to make them successful. The complimentary e-book can be downloaded at http://bit.ly/eIBMWG.

For more information about MEDecision, please visit www.MEDecision.com. Follow the company on Twitter at @MEDecision and on Facebook at www.MEDecision.com/Facebook.

About MEDecision

MEDecision offers collaborative health management solutions that provide a way for payers and providers to harness the power of knowledge to enable the best clinical decisions, engage patients and improve health outcomes. Designed around a patient-aware health management philosophy, MEDecision’s solutions include Alineo®, a health management platform for delivering outcome-driven case, disease, utilization and behavioral health management; InFrame™, a set of tools that facilitate the health and performance management processes for physicians and accountable care organizations; and Nexalign®, MEDecision’s health decision support service that applies analytics to information gathered from multiple sources to foster better business and clinical decisions on a patient’s behalf. For more information, visit www.MEDecision.com.

MEDecision is a trademark of MEDecision, Inc. The MEDecision logo and product names are also trademarks or registered trademarks of MEDecision, Inc. Other product and brand names are trademarks of their respective owners.

Tags: MEDecision, medication therapy management, MTM, ACO, patient-centered medical home, PCMH, accountable care organization, collaborative healthcare management, health information exchange, HIE, electronic health record, EHR, case management, disease management, utilization management



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