Reduce Group’s Annual Drug Spend (Improve pricing & access to information):
- Eliminate pharmacy markup. Medication discounts.
- Step therapy formulary to drive generic utilization.
- Pharmacy spend reduction can cover the overhead of an entire employer health clinic and staff!
- Increase Productivity (Improve access and formulary coverage).
- Average time away from work/school for physician/pharmacy visit.
Improve Patient Outcomes Through Medication Adherence (Use ASM’s cost saving – 90 day supplies!):
- Economic: Medications are discounted or free on-site.
- Convenience: No travel to or waiting in lines at pharmacies.
- Physical and Behavioral Health: Opens doors to in-office consulting.
Practice Better Pharmacy (ASM product quality and technological capabilities):
- Eliminates 3.3 billion adverse drug reactions due to illegible handwriting/abbreviations and unclear phone orders (Institute for Safe Medicine Practices).
- Opens the door for provider involvement and consulting.
- Gain consistency amongst generic medication manufacturers; the patient will receive the same manufacturer for all products with a small therapeutic field, reducing potential side effects.