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How Medication Risk Scores Improve Health for Medicare Beneficiaries

In The News | Jul 27, 2022

In a contributed article for The American Journal of Managed Care, Michael Awadalla, PharmD, BCGP, Executive Vice President Office of Applied Pharmacotherapy, sheds light on a medication risk score that analyzes the potential for simultaneous, multi-drug interactions. In particular, he highlights the relationship between the medication risk score and outcomes like emergency department visits, hospital admissions, and medical expenditure. Michael also notes how the risk score represents a new model for targeting individuals: It identifies risk factors related to their medication regimen that can be modified by recommendations from medication safety reviews.

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