What Role Care Team & Pharmacists Play?
Pharmacists & care team members can help educate patients on their medications and address questions relating to efficiency, effectiveness, side effects, appropriateness, and drug interactions.
Utilizing pharmacists is advantageous in preventing and managing chronic diseases. As the most accessible healthcare professional, they can improve patient outcomes and serve as a tool for patients and other providers. The value of pharmacists’ involvement in patient care is well established, and integrating comprehensive medication management as an ongoing component of chronic disease management has shown to result in significant improvement in quality of life and lowering of healthcare costs.
Community, ambulatory care, and clinical pharmacists already play an important role in performing medication therapy management. Coupled with deviceless monitoring the care teams and pharmacists can communicate with patients through telepharmacy services and a variety of additional methods that can engage people in ways that fit their daily lives.
Active Wellness gives additional benefits of AI driven health improvements include facilitating the process of identifying patients in need of screenings, assist in monitoring the status of their chronic conditions, identifying the gaps in care. Improve compliance and address drug adherence and other treatments and lifestyle-related issues. The combination of data, data science, increased health screenings, monitoring and technology enabled access to clinical expertise, coupled with lifestyle/behavioral management has the potential to significantly reduce the burden of chronic disease for the aging population.