Thursday, Mar 18, 2021 | 4:00 PM ET

Technology’s Impact on Access, Adherence and Affordability of Medications

Technology’s Impact on Access, Adherence and Affordability of Medications

For many, 2020 was a year in which life’s essentials — medications included — took on a higher value and became more difficult to obtain. As a society, we faced the threat of COVID-19, a global pandemic that exposed vulnerabilities in healthcare as it spread. Lives have been upended, safety put at risk and the changes can be overwhelming. Patients need reliable paths to medication access, and tech-enabled solutions can help while also improving processes for providers, pharmacists and payers.


Panelists will highlight key findings from the 2021 Medication Access Report, including the impact of healthcare coverage and stability, prescription costs and availability, social inequities, generational differences on patients’ ability to access the medications they need to live healthy lives, and tech-enabled solutions that are crucial to improving and enhancing patient outcomes.


Takeaways:

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the barriers to medication access and the impact on each industry stakeholder
  • Discuss healthcare consumerism and the crucial role patient-centricity plays
  • Identify tech-enabled solutions and the measurable impact on access, adherence and affordability of medications
  • Review data highlighting how healthcare coverage and stability, prescription costs and availability, social inequities and generational difference impact medication accessibility
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MODERATOR

PANELISTS

Nicole Braccio, Pharma.DDirector of Policy, National Patient Advocate Foundation

Milisa Rizer MDChief Medical Information Officer, Ohio State University

Dr. Patrick McGill, MDExecutive Vice President and Chief Transformation Officer, Community Health Network

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