UMass Medical School pharmacist to discuss motivational interviewing at summit.
October 09, 2015
UMass Medical School pharmacist to discuss motivational interviewing at MTM and Medication Adherence Innovations Summit

A clinical consultant pharmacist from UMass Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine division will discuss the use of motivational interviewing (MI) to improve patient communication and outcomes at the MTM and Medication Adherence Innovations Summit Oct. 14-16.

Who We are

Commonwealth Medicine is dedicated to improving health care for people in need, while also controlling costs and maximizing revenue for our clients.

Public- and private-sector organizations save millions of dollars annually by working with us. Our evidence-based recommendations and innovative solutions produce tangible results:

  • Better health outcomes
  • Lower health care costs
  • More access to health care

Our ability to apply objective academic research and public service knowledge makes a difference — both for our clients and the individuals they serve.

    Where We’ll be Next...

    2015 MTM and Medication Adherence Summit

    October 14-16, 2015 – Nashville, TN

    This summit shares the methods health plans are using to improve medication adherence among complex populations, and the MTM strategies they are leveraging to drive improved outcomes and member engagement.

    We will be hosting the pre-conference workshop “Motivational Interviewing from Theory to Practice: Engaging the Patient Throughout the Medication Therapy Management Encounter” and exhibiting at this event.

    Projects and Publications

    October 01, 2015

    UMass Medical School researchers have created a framework to better examine the health of women with physical disabilities around the time of their pregnancy. That framework has been described in a paper published in the Disability and Health Journal.