If you’re seeking to optimize care for those members with chronic conditions, you’ll likely need to solve for:
Low levels of patient education and poor medication literacy, leading to increased risk of adverse drug events and decreased quality of life
Sub-optimal focus on medication management
Poorly managed chronic conditions affect overall health
We know how hard it is to manage chronic conditions in larger member populations because we do it every day on behalf of our clients.
Our flexible community of nationwide clinical pharmacists plays a key role in improving chronic disease management through strategies to improve medication adherence, treatment compliance, and health literacy. Through a partnership with Aspen RxHealth, you’re able to connect health plan members with clinical pharmacists specializing in the chronic condition(s) being treated, who can assist with managing complex medication regimens, and making necessary lifestyle/behavioral changes.
If concerns or adverse reactions are reported, our clinical pharmacists can quickly engage the prescribing provider and discuss alternative treatment options while also reviewing medication therapy problems in a timely manner. Our multi-channel patient outreach enables us to care for members with customized alerts tailored to their individual needs over the long-term.
Clinical pharmacists play a key role in patient education regarding the importance of medication adherence and proper medication administration.
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(ACE), our algorithms match pharmacists to members likely to fall out of medication adherence. We engage to set care/outcome goals and reinforce the importance of preventing medication nonadherence before it occurs.
The work isn’t complete after a consultation. Our pharmacists build long-term relationships with patients, act when improvement opportunities are identified, and provide encouragement to reward consistent healthy behaviors.
Chronic conditions are often measured by unique clinical goals such as A1C and viral suppression. Our specialized pharmacists understand clinical values and the impact of proper medication therapy to reach these goals.
Let us help bring your condition management program to new heights. When you partner with Aspen RxHealth, the power of our clinical pharmacist community creates:
Healthier member and patient populations
Improved patient satisfaction ratings
Reduced cost of care
Reduced disease state progression
Chronic condition management is an approach to managing conditions that a patient must control rather than cure. While certain conditions can move into remission, chronic condition management is key to maintaining patients’ quality of life. Medications, healthy behaviors, and consultations with healthcare providers and clinicians are all important components to chronic condition management.
A chronic condition management care plan is a collection of goals, and the actions needed to achieve those goals, aimed at improving the management of a patients’ healthcare conditions. Primary care physicians, specialists, pharmacists, and most importantly, patients, all have a part to play in the chronic condition management care plan.
Patients living with a wide variety of chronic conditions are candidates for chronic condition care management services. Some of the most common chronic conditions include Asthma, cardiovascular disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), diabetes, hypertension, and HIV/AIDS.
When properly managed, patients with chronic conditions can continue living a healthy and fulfilling life. Key aspects of chronic condition management include a dedicated care team, healthy behaviors, a medication regimen, adherence to that regimen, and regular check-ins to ensure that all medications are working properly and not causing any further health issues.