Why Hire a Clinical Pharmacist During Pre and Post COVID-19
As the COVID-19 crisis deepens and pressure on the medical system increases, clinicians and facilities are having to prioritize care.
To help, medical societies and hospitals are working with providers to determine what care must go on and what can be rescheduled, canceled or performed remotely to protect providers, patients and to make way for a predicted surge of COVID-19 patients.
CMS is expanding tele-health coverage for beneficiaries and is easing restrictions during the COVID-19 crisis. As physicians consider postponing wellness exams and non-urgent care until a later date, clinical pharmacist can assist with clinical and economic outcomes during these uncertain times. Clinical pharmacist are active members of a care team. They enhance efficiency through:
- COVID-19 Screening
- Chronic Care Management
- Core Performance Measures for Hospitals
- Transitional Care Management
- Drug Utilization Review
- Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
- Medication Optimization
- Antibiotics Stewardship
- Patient Counseling and Device Education
- Medicare Wellness Visits
- Specialty Pharmacy Consultation
- Formulary Management
- Prior Authorization Assistance and Formulary Alternatives
- Care Coordination
- Medicare Initiatives
Empowering Healthy Aging!
About our guest contributor Anuco Rx:
Anuco Rx believes in empowering healthy aging. Our approach focuses on not just what happens to patients in a 30-day post-acute window, but instead how long-term advanced medication management and pharmacy services models can help improve quality measures, reduce costs for population health and episodes of care, improve medication compliance, reduce readmission and increase ROI.
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