Webinar — Rx for Prescription Drug Use: How to Make the System Work

Note: To join the call, RSVP to events@nehi.net. Improving the medication process in real life is a challenge for patients and providers alike. Join this NEHI policy call featuring three experts with unique perspectives on the complexity – and the potential solutions – to our medication maze. Date: December 5, 2013 12:00 - 1:00 PM ET NEHI’s “On Call” series offers our members regular updates of NEHI’s research projects as well as exclusive access to national experts on the most pressing issues facing health care today. Dial in to hear how these issues impact NEHI’s multi-sector membership of payers, providers, patient groups, employers and the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries. Topics: New reports on regional variation in prescription drug use in Medicare, the costs of inefficient medication use throughout our health care system, and what improvements we can expect through innovation by front-line practitioners. Presenters: • Dr. Jeffrey Munson, co-author of the recent Dartmouth Atlas report on variation in Medicare prescription drug use •Murray Aitken, executive director of the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics; •Troy Trygstad, Vice President for Pharmacy Programs at Community Care of North Carolina CCNC).