As has been discussed in the community a number of times medication non-adherence is a major financial issue in population health management, costing the healthcare industry billions of dollars every year. Non-adherence also causes affects quality and quantity of life.
CVS Pharmacy will be allowing patients to pick up all of their refilled prescriptions on a monthly basis creating an easy method for patients maintain their medication supply. In addition, they will be using IBM's Watson in new ways.
As Accountable Care encourages the dissolving of silos and creation of new partnerships; what other innovations and/or partnerships does this community foresee?
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