According to Chain Drug Review,
“Payment reductions to hospitals and healthcare systems because of patient readmissions and complications are among the major reasons why technology continues to be a driving force in efforts by retail pharmacies to improve patient medication adherence rates.”
ScriptPro President and CEO Mike Coughlin shared his thoughts with CDR.
“These costs have organizations scrambling to find ways to coordinate inpatient and ambulatory medication therapy management.”
He noted that pharmacies need technology in order to play a role in patient adherence, but having the right technology is key.
“In the overall picture, the cost of not having the right [technology] system far outweighs the cost of the system itself.”
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