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SOURCE inVentiv Health, Inc.
Partnership incorporates the Adheris DirectStart™ solution onto the Allscripts Electronic Health Record/e-prescribing platform, used by 130,000 physicians nationwide
BURLINGTON, Mass., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adheris, Inc., an inVentiv Health company and leading provider of direct-to-patient medication adherence programs, announced today a partnership with Allscripts to help physicians deliver highly relevant and timely medication education to their patients. This relationship expands the number of physicians who can choose to make Adheris' DirectStart™ medication adherence communications available to patients.
The partnership blends the best-in-class adherence services offered by Adheris with Allscripts Electronic Health Record (EHR) platform and enables physicians to print and deliver – at the point of care – information that helps patients. This may include the medication name, indication, correct usage, pharmacy address where the e-prescription was sent and filled and the importance of taking the medication as prescribed.
Customized follow-up communications also can be sent by the physician via email, mail or via patient portal to remind patients to stay on their prescribed course of therapy.
"Adheris has been designing and implementing direct-to-patient medication adherence programs that drive healthier outcomes for more than 20 years," said Renee Selman, President, Adheris, Inc. "By combining our expertise with the electronic format of the Allscripts EHR platform we continue to enhance the patient journey® experience by providing personalized information from a highly trusted and influential source, the physician."
About Adheris, Inc.
An inVentiv Health company, Adheris is the nation's largest provider of tailored, direct-to-patient medication adherence programs. Medication adherence programs, that include refill reminders and disease education, help millions of chronically ill people stay on their doctor-prescribed treatment, improving patient outcomes. Adheris' unmatched network, of more than 40 pharmacy partners composed of 30,000 pharmacies, represents 65% of all retail prescriptions. Its groundbreaking, multi-channel programs are HIPAA compliant and are proven to influence positive behavior change for millions of patients across the continuum of care.
For more information, visit www.adheris.com.
About inVentiv Health
Our broad range of services and our global scale, represented by approximately 12,000 employees supporting clients in more than 70 countries, allow us to serve as a critical strategic partner for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and diagnostics, and healthcare companies in their dynamic and rapidly changing regulatory and commercial environments. We serve more than 550 client organizations, including all 20 of the largest global pharmaceutical companies. For more information, visit http://www.inVentivHealth.com.
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