Pharmacists Take on Medication Adherence

Indu Lew, Chief Pharmacy Officer at RWJBarnabas Health, doesn’t find it necessary to partner with retail pharmacies on data to address medication adherence. RWJBarnabas Health uses software that shows prescription refill history by assessing patient’s insurance claims history.

The pharmacists that RWJBarnabas has integrated into a few of its clinics often focus on medication adherence. Physicians in the clinics refer patients to the pharmacists if they think the patient may be at-risk of non-adherence or are already non-adherent to their drugs. Pharmacists may also be asked to visit with patients if their disease states are out of control.  Read more