Medication Optimization

Medication optimization is a patient-centered, team-based approach to managing medication therapy with the goal of improving the safe, effective, and affordable use of medications for patients. Applying a consistent and holistic approach to medication optimization across care settings can lead to improved patient outcomes and better care. 

Medication Optimization Services

Medication optimization can be provided through a variety of clinical services, including comprehensive medication management (CMM), targeted disease state management, medication therapy management (MTM), and medication synchronization. Medication optimization services can also be offered in a variety of care settings: in primary care and specialty outpatient clinics, in community pharmacies, in inpatient hospital units, during telehealth visits, or through in-home healthcare services. 

Watch the video below to hear one perspective as to why medication optimization is important to patients and their caregivers.