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Tabula Rasa HealthCare and ASHP Partner to Facilitate Use of MedWise™ Software, Improve the Safe Use of Medications in Health Systems
ASHP represents nearly 58,000 pharmacy professionals who serve as patient care providers in hospitals, health systems, ambulatory clinics, and other healthcare settings spanning the full spectrum of medication use. In this collaboration, ASHP will engage three large health systems and their pharmacists to evaluate the use of MedWise across hospital settings, including acute, subacute, and ambulatory, and across discharge and bundled-payment programs to support medication decisions at the point of care.
"The use of MedWise in health systems aligns with ASHP's vision that medication use will be optimal, safe, and effective for all people all of the time," said ASHP CEO
"MedWise helps providers optimize medication regimens by calculating patients' MedWise Risk Scores™ at multiple points of care," said TRHC Chairman and CEO
MedWise technology deploys an accumulative, simultaneous, multi-drug analysis to support point-of-prescribing decisions and helps ensure efficacy and adherence. Targeted interventions completed by certified
ASHP and TRHC will explore future opportunities to publish findings from using MedWise in health-system settings and participate in bidirectional collaboration on existing educational programming, such as continuing education and professional development. Additional opportunities will be explored to partner with ASHP's state affiliates to incorporate these tools as standards of practice for pharmacists and technicians.
ASHP represents pharmacists who serve as patient care providers in acute and ambulatory settings. The organization's nearly 58,000 members include pharmacists, student pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians. For 79 years, ASHP has been at the forefront of efforts to improve medication use and enhance patient safety. For more information about the wide array of ASHP activities and the many ways in which pharmacists advance healthcare, visit ASHP's website, ashp.org, or its consumer website, SafeMedication.com.
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