Medication Management Services are our Specialty
We are dedicated to:
- serving patients in the community by providing education and counseling to maximize the health benefits of medications
- providing community pharmacies with the tools they need to incorporate MTM into workflow
- partnering with physicians to provide Medication Management Services to their patients, helping their patients to live healthier lives and their practices to demonstrate higher quality of care.
What are Medication Management Services?
Medication Management Services (MMS) are "a spectrum of patient-centered, pharmacist-provided, collaborative services that focus on medication appropriateness, effectiveness, safety, and adherence with the goal of improving health outcomes." Because pharmacists are medication experts on the healthcare team, MMS can improve therapeutic outcomes and help patients get the most benefit from their medicines by:
- identifying, preventing, and resolving drug-related problems
- educating patients about their medicines and how to use them
- consulting with prescribers when needed to improve medication use
Why are Medication Management Services important?
Pharmacist-provided medication management is an integral part of routine healthcare. Medications are the mainstay of treatment for many common health problems, but people often find that they don't have enough information to get the most benefit from them. Research shows that regular conversations with a pharmacist can help people stay healthier, stay out of the hospital, and spend less overall on their healthcare. BetterMyMeds is dedicated to helping people get the most benefit from their medicines, stay healthier, and save money on healthcare.
BetterMyMeds is a Pharmacy practice that specializes in Medication Management Services. It is owned and operated by Betty Chaffee, PharmD, of Dexter, Michigan.
Dr. Chaffee obtained her B.S. in Pharmacy in 1981 from the University of Toledo, and her Pharm.D. from the University of Iowa in 1984. She has been an adjunct faculty member of the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy since 1984, and has practiced in many areas of pharmacy, including general hospital pharmacy, community pharmacy, Homecare, and Medication Management. She has lived in the Dexter and Ann Arbor area since 1987 and is a frequent contributor to the BetterMyMeds Blog.
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