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HOSPITALS & HEALTH SYSTEMS

Ateb’s Pharmacy-Based Patient Care Solutions

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Hospitals face daunting financial pressures due to Medicare readmission penalties. While studies show that pharmacists can reduce preventable readmissions by as much as 86%, less than one-third of hospitals actually involve pharmacists in discharge counseling or post-discharge follow-up of high-risk patients.

Mike Cantrell, RPh, Esq, VP of Pharmacy Network Development, Ateb

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Ateb is now a part of Omnicell: Dedicated to Medication Adherence.

Inspired by care, Omnicell offers our pharmacy partners an innovative suite of solutions to increase patient engagement and improve medication adherence, enabling differentiation in the value-based outcomes healthcare continuum.

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What would reducing preventable hospital readmissions do for your organization?

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Innovation to Prevent Readmissions

Ateb is innovatively disrupting the “revolving door” by coordinating the efforts of community hospitals and pharmacies to prevent 30-day hospital readmissions in an exciting new pay-for-performance model. Ateb’s pharmacy-based patient care solutions enable hospitals and community pharmacies to mutually improve quality and reduce preventable readmissions, thereby lowering the overall cost of health care.

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Transitional Care Solution

Ateb’s Transitional Care Solution helps prevent medication errors that frequently occur during the transition from one care setting to another, such as being discharged from a hospital and returning home or being admitted to a long-term care facility.

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By having Ateb as a connector, hospitals are able to provide discharge data to Ateb using standard established processes that do not require new integration or IT work.  Ateb then works with its local pharmacy partners to review the discharge information and prompting a series of timely interventions that ensure high touch patient follow-up to prevent costly readmissions.

Benefits to Hospitals

Ateb’s Transitional Care Solution helps hospitals reduce preventable 30-day readmissions due to pharmacist intervention by:

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Ateb’s Solutions

Medication Synchronization – Time My Meds®

Patient Communications

Immunization

Chronic Care Management Programs

Transitional Care

Population Health Management

Point-of-Care Testing

Pharmacy Workflow

Pharmacogenomics

 

By coordinating their efforts, hospitals and community pharmacies are able to reduce readmission rates significantly. Engagement of the community pharmacist at the time of discharge establishes inpatient-outpatient continuity of care. Pharmacists are well-positioned to ensure that patients understand all medication changes that occurred during their hospital stay, receive the right medications at discharge, are reminded to follow up with their physicians in a timely fashion, and receive monitoring for adverse events and medication adherence. These pharmacy-delivered services have been shown to reduce 30-day readmissions by as much as 50 percent.

—Rebecca W. Chater, RPh, MPH, FAPhA

Infographic Source List:

  1. http://www.stltoday.com/news/special-reports/mohealth/medicare-fines-hospitals-in-third-round-of-readmission-penalties/article_d8e47f4d-c75d-5e62-88d7-c1cc814662bb.html
  2. Kaiser Health News; * Medicare projections for 2015
  3. Jencks, Stephen F., Mark V. Williams, and Eric A. Coleman. “Rehospitalizations among Patients in the Medicare Fee-for-Service Program.” New England Journal of Medicine 2009; 360:1418-28
  4. http://news.walgreens.com/article_display.cfm?article_id=5861 Accessed May 15, 2014
  5. http://www.ashpmedia.org/ppmi/surveys.html Accessed May 15, 2014
  6. FPA/UCare Fairview Transition Pilot, Walgreens WellTransitions data
  7. http://www.forbes.com/sites/robertszczerba/2014/06/05/meet-the-newest-member-of-your-personal-healthcare-team
  8. http://www.pharmacist.com/sites/default/files/files/2012_improving_care_ transitions.pdf
  9. Improving Care Transitions: Optimizing Medication , March 2012, APhA/ASHP