Continuing Medical Education

Learn how technology can increase patient adherence, and earn CME credit!

Course

New Technology Facilitates the Patient-Prescriber Prescription Drug Cost Conversation

Faculty

Dr. Sharron Orrange

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Keck Medicine of USC

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians and other allied healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients with prescription medication needs.

Release Date

August 25, 2016

Expiration Date

August 25, 2017

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Recognize how prescription costs impact adherence
  • Initiate a discussion of prescription costs and adherence with patients
  • Integrate the use of tools into practice that will show patients prescription cost and how to reduce such cost, thereby increasing adherence

This video-based course is available online and completed at your own pace

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Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and GoodRx. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of .50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality CME activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Name of Faculty or Presenter: Sharon E. Orrange
Reported Financial Relationship: Nothing to disclose

The planners and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

The following PIM planners and managers, Judi Smelker-Mitchek, RN, BSN, Trace Hutchison, PharmD, Samantha Mattiucci, PharmD, CHCP, and Jan Schultz, MSN, RN, CHCP, hereby state that they or their spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months.

The following GoodRx planner and manager, Gracye Cheng, hereby state that they or their spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months.

This video-based course is available online and completed at your own pace

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This Course Will...

  • Focus on common barriers to medication non-adherence.
  • Discuss the role of novel technology available to prescribers and patients, in the form of smart phone apps and websites.
  • Explore how smart phone apps and websites help facilitate the patient-prescriber medication cost conversation and potentially improve adherence.

Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and GoodRx.

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