Supermarkets are on track to help an aging population manage their disease states and drug therapies as the industry awaits health care reform and the resources available to pay for services
Medication Therapy Management (MTM) — a broad range of pharmacy consultative services to maximize medication effectiveness and use — should get a boost in 2011 when the first of 80 million Baby Boomers turn age 65. Check out these statistics submitted in a report, “Medication-Related Problems in Older Adults: A Hidden and Costly Epidemic,” by the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, to President Obama's transition team last year: Medication-related problems cost over $200 billion ...
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