Pharmacies Help Patients Adhere to Rx Drug Plans
Some pharmacies are becoming more proactive in their efforts to improve patients' adherence to prescription drug plans. Large pharmacy chains like CVS and Walgreen are implementing initiatives such as training their pharmacists in counseling, connecting directly with customers who do not fill prescriptions and making it easier for customers to learn about their conditions. Pharmacists can increase their reimbursements for formal consultation services by helping patients adhere to medication plans.
- Community Pharmacies See Upside in Personalized Patient Care (Landro, "Health Blog," Wall Street Journal, 6/26).