New Issue Focuses on
Innovations in Medication Therapy Management
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) announces the February 18 issue of the Health Care Innovations Exchange (https://innovations.ahrq.gov)
- This month's issue is the last in a series of three issues focused on the Innovations Exchange’s new initiative to expand scale up and spread efforts through Learning Communities (LCs).
- The featured Innovations describe three programs that used pharmacists in various ways to provide medication therapy management services to patients in different settings. One of the featured profiles describes an innovation that is being adapted and implemented by participants of the Medication Therapy Management Learning Community. https://innovations.ahrq.gov/
profiles/culturally-tailored- pharmacist-home-visits-and- educator-led-group-sessions- increase
- The featured QualityTools include a resource guide for payers, plans, and providers about integrating comprehensive medication management services into patient-centered care; and a medication reconciliation toolkit for health care facilities. To access other content related to medication management, go tohttps://innovations.ahrq.gov/
issues/2010/10/13/medication- management orhttps://innovations.ahrq.gov/ node/8078.
- Learning Community Web PagesFor more information about the Innovations Exchange’s new Learning Communities, including details about each LC’s membership and aims, please visit their Web pages:
o Medication Therapy Management Learning Community page
o Emergency Services Learning Community page
o Patient- and Family-Centered Care Learning Community page
New issues of the Innovations Exchange are published on the third Wednesday of each month. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or comments.