A UMass Medical School clinical consultant pharmacist says in a Specialty Pharmacy Times video that focusing on the best outcomes for patients, making recommendations to health care providers and working with patients to optimize their therapy are the primary components of successful medication therapy management (MTM).
UMass Medical School will demonstrate a new long-term services and supports (LTSS) data analytics platform, and present on the use of data analytics tools to assess health care needs and improve benefits coordination for dually eligible Medicaid members at the Medicaid Enterprise Systems Conference Aug. 15-18 in St. Louis.
UMass Medical School’s BenePLAN program helps individuals with disabilities understand how working and earning wages will affect their public benefits, including those provided by the U.S. Social Security Administration and state Medicaid programs.
UMass Medical School is consulting on the development of an evaluation plan to help guide a Connecticut State Innovation Model (SIM) initiative integrating community health workers into Connecticut’s health care delivery and payment systems.
The U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration’s Maternal Child Health Bureau (MCHB) has re-funded the Healthy Weight Research Network (HWRN), a national research network coordinated by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center at UMass Medical School, with a $1.2 million, five-year grant. HWRN is directed by researchers at the Shriver Center and Tufts University School of Medicine.
Clinical pharmacists from UMass Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine division have been honored with a platinum medal for their presentation on hepatitis C medication monitoring at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy’s Nexus 2014: Connecting Health Care and Innovation.
Warren Ferguson, MD, a correctional health expert at UMass Medical School, will speak about prison health and primary care during a Harvard Medical School symposium in Boston Friday, Nov. 14.
UMass Medical School’s Clinical Pharmacy Services’ (CPS) Managed Care Residency Program has been accredited for another five years by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy.
The rising demand for American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters who have the proficiency and comfort to perform in a health care setting led to the development of a new training program offered by UMass Medical School, MassHealth, and the Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
A UMass Medical School expert on mental health for incarcerated populations has co-edited a soon-to-be-released textbook on correctional psychiatry to help improve the quality of care provided to inmates.