Connected care system rolling out to pharmacies

Friday 14 November 2014, Pharmacy Today reports that pharmacists will soon be able to create electronic medicine adherence plans that can be read and added to when their patient visits their GP or goes into hospital.

The Medications Adherence Support Service is being used by a handful of pharmacies in Auckland, and will be rolled out to all pharmacies in Counties Manukau DHB, plus 10 pharmacies in Auckland and Waitemata DHBs, on 1 December.

Pharmacists, working in e-shared care (CCMS), will be able to complete an adherence assessment, develop a medicines adherence plan and create a managed medication list for their Long Term Conditions (LTC) service patients.

Read the full article at www.pharmacytoday.co.nz or learn more about MASS.