What is the benefit of receiving a comprehensive medication review? >
Medication-related problems and medication mismanagement are a massive public health problem in the United States. Expenses associated in treating medication related adverse events resulting in hospitalizations doctor visits, lab exams, etc., cost the economy over $200 billion every year. Patients are not immune and responsible for their copays, along with their general well-being. Patients on average take 11.4 meds/day. It is a daunting task to manage, correctly administer, understand the role of medications, and understand the disease state. An estimated 12% of the U.S. population is considered to be health literate.