Irvine, CA – September 1, 2015 – PrescribeWellness, the cloud-based services company whose mission is to inspire collaboration for better health, announced the launch of PrescribeMedicare its newest software tool for community pharmacists.
PrescribeMedicare was made possible through the collective vision of leaders from several of the industry’s largest and most forward-thinking Pharmacy Services Administrative Organizations, including AccessHealth, American Pharmacy Network Solutions (APNS), Elevate Provider Network, and EPIC Pharmacy Network (EPN).
“Medicare Part D plan options continue to be more and more complicated for our senior patients,” shared Susan Maze, Chief Operating Officer for American Pharmacy Cooperative, Inc., the pharmacy cooperative that manages APNS. “This new tool from our technology partner, PrescribeWellness, helps patients review their options and make the best decision for their prescription needs.”
“We are excited to offer PrescribeMedicare to the thousands of pharmacists in AmerisourceBergen’s Elevate Provider Network and pleased that it will be built into our Patient Engagement Center, making it easily accessible to our members,” said Chuck Reed, Group Vice President of Pharmacy Technology and Solutions for AmerisourceBergen. “This is one more tool that will assist pharmacists in supporting patients and removing barriers to care and medication adherence.”
“EPIC Pharmacy Network remains committed to raising the bar for independent pharmacies and providing the tools for all our member pharmacies to rise to the 5 star level,” added Jay Romero, R.Ph., President of EPIC Pharmacy Network, Inc. “Our partnership with PrescribeWellness continues to provide innovative, efficient tools to meet our network’s goals. Their newest product, PrescribeMedicare, will serve as a valuable resource for our pharmacies’ patients during open enrollment of Medicare Plan choices for 2016.”
“Medicare Part D is a great opportunity for our members to bring new patients to their stores. We’ve helped with training, marketing and software tools,” said Michelle Gilliam, Director of Health Mart Marketing for McKesson. “We want to make it easy for them to assist their patients and help patients make the best choice possible. We are pleased to add PrescribeMedicare as an option on the Marketing Hub.”
PrescribeWellness offers innovative technological solutions designed to elevate the community pharmacist’s role in providing coordinated care and preventative healthcare services. Their software makes it easier for pharmacies to improve customer loyalty, generate additional pharmacy revenue and provide extended services via the appointment-based model. PrescribeWellness solutions have been proven to improve a patient’s adherence to their medication and the pharmacy’s ratings in various performance measures.
“We are excited to create another tool to empower community pharmacies to serve their patients more effectively,” shared Tony Thuyen, Chief Strategy Officer and Co-Founder of PrescribeWellness. “This easy-to-use tool helps the pharmacist review Medicare plans with their patients and allows them to select the plan that is best based on their current prescriptions.”