AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange Highlights Medication Therapy Management
The latest issue of the AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange 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. 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 being adapted and implemented by participants of the Medication Therapy Management Learning Community. 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. Along withmedication therapy management, the Innovations Exchange’s learning community initiative includes information about emergency services and patient- and family-centered care.