GTMRx Get The Medications Right

What is Comprehensive Medication Management?

The standard of care that ensures each patient�s medications (whether they are prescription, nonprescription, alter.

The accuracy of prescribing for patients has improved remarkably during the past decade. Much of this due to the requirement for e-prescribing and it’s integration with electronic health records. This has eliminated unrecognizable physician penmanship as a barrier to accidental errors.  The semi-automation of entering a prescription coupled with pill size and dosages minimizes accidental errors from poor memory on the part of physicians Many electronic health records also ask what other medications a patient is taking, listing cross-reactions and side effects of the medication.  Your physician can now send your eRx directly to your pharmacy of choice and by the time your stop at your drugstore it may be ready…

GTMRx (Get the medicine right) has other plans to improve things and assure the continuity of ‘getting it ‘right’.

The GTMRx Institute is anchored in our belief statements. They�re at the center of everything we do.

If you agree, we invite you to join the movement to get the medications right. Together, we�re working to save lives, save money, and when possible, restore health by getting the medications right.

A personalized, patient-centered, systematic and coordinated approach to medication use will vastly improve outcomes and reduce overall health care costs.
We must align systems of care to integrate comprehensive medication management, engaging patients to ensure that they are willing and able to take those medications that are indicated, effective, and safe, to optimize their outcomes.
We need an immediate delivery system, payment, and policy transformation to streamline clinical trials and reduce costs of bringing drugs to market while enabling successful, broad-scale adoption of integrated, comprehensive medication management (CMM) services. The appropriate diagnosis and access to advanced diagnostics with companion/complementary and pharmacogenetics (PGx) testing is essential to target correct therapy.
Success requires team-based, patient-centered care models that recognize appropriately skilled clinical pharmacists as medication experts who work in collaborative practice with physicians and other providers.

It is a team effort, even down to ensuring the patient takes the medication at the right time each day.
There are now many ancillary ways to accomplish this. 

Amazon now offers a pill pack whereby the patient’s medications are packed in a labeled pill pouch and delivered to your door. 

This link will take you to Amazon Pill Pack sign up where you can enter your personal, medication list, prescribing physician, and your prescription plan.  It will not enroll you in a plan.

Reminders can be sent for each dose daily using text messaging from pharmacy to patient., requiring a simple Y or N to indicate whether the patient is taking the medication as directed.  A large number of non-compliance increases costs enormously with wasted medications.

What is Comprehensive Medication Management?

The standard of care that ensures each patient�s medications (whether they are prescription, nonprescription, alternative, traditional, vitamins, or nutritional supplements) are individually assessed to determine that each medication is appropriate for the patient, effective for the medical condition, safe given the comorbidities and other medications being taken, and able to be taken by the patient as intended.1

What is the Comprehensive Management Process? 

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