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Simple Technology Extends Patient’s Time on Therapy with Specialty Medications for up to 3.5 Months
July 18, 2018| CATEGORIES: Adherence , Press Release

CareSpeak’s automated patient engagement platform extended days on therapy for Avella patients with cancer by 73 days and with inflammatory disease by 102 days.

PHOENIX, AZAvella Specialty Pharmacy has just published new data showing that automated patient engagement, in combination with patient monitoring and trigger-based pharmacist interventions, have a significant impact on patient adherence and persistence. 

Avella’s Use of AdhereTech Improves Adherence and Generates One to Two Additional Fills Per Patient Per Year, Across Multiple Specialty Medications and Diseases
July 10, 2018| CATEGORIES: Adherence , Press Release

The specialty pharmacy uses AdhereTech smart pill bottles for multiple specialty medications from various manufacturers, with consistent improvements in adherence, duration, refills, and the patient experience.

Phoenix, AZ – Avella Specialty Pharmacy and AdhereTech are proud to share the results that their successful partnership continues to have for patients. Avella currently uses the AdhereTech program for five specialty medications, in programs with four different pharmaceutical manufacturers. Averaged across all patients and programs from 2015 through today, AdhereTech has improved duration on therapy by 26%, fill rates by 9%, and dose-level adherence by 15%. On average, the AdhereTech program generates 1 to 2 additional fills of specialty medications, per patient per year.

Improving medication adherence — something’s got to give
January 25, 2018| CATEGORIES: Adherence , Press Mention

Avella was recently featured in Pharmaceutical Commerce article for its work in medication adherence and technology. 

Poor adherence to prescribed medications creates one of today’s most pressing public health issues. When patients fail to take their medications as prescribed — either stopping before the course of treatment is complete, abandoning long-term therapies prescribed for chronic conditions, or taking the medications incorrectly — it creates far-reaching clinical and financial consequences for all stakeholders:

Smart Pill Bottles Among New Technologies Emerging to Boost Patient Outcomes
November 7, 2017| CATEGORIES: Press Mention , Adherence

Through emerging options that create automated processes to address prevention and wellness and increase accountability by the patient, specialty pharmacy has the ability to deliver greater value, said Eric Sredzinski, executive vice-president of clinical affairs and quality assurance with Avella Specialty Pharmacy.

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