Drug Formulary Explained

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            This article’s purpose is to define the term ‘Drug Formulary,’ discuss exactly who chooses the drugs on the formulary, what each tier means, as well as cover existing digital tools available to help patients determine which medications are covered by their health insurance plans. In addition to this article, more digital tools have been created to further explain the term ‘Drug Formulary’ and will be added to this website once available.

What is a drug formulary?

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Stroke: Why There is a Need for Decision Aids

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STROKE:

A DEADLY CARDIOVASCULAR/NEUROLOGICAL DISEASE WITH FEW AVAILABLE RESOURCES

Stroke is a fatal terminal disease that reoccurs once symptoms appear. Stroke is the second highest cause of death worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (2012). Experiencing a stroke is a physiological and neurological event that changes a person’s life forever. This article’s purpose is to review what a stroke is, who is affected, and how a stroke occurs. There are going to be valuable available resources cited in ...

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2015 Payer Game Plan

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According to George Westerman, Research Scientist at the MIT Sloan Initiative on the Digital Economy, every industry in all niches of the present market must make it an all-encompassing imperative to update the way in which they create a consumer experience, operate within the confines of their company and reach out to the market as a whole if they are to retain their share of the buyer’s attention and investment.

If they wish to grow and expand, then they must ace ...

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Customer Service Optimization

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It is now social media era for customers to express their dissatisfaction through social channels. When customers receive poor quality customer service from organizations, they take their dissatisfaction public through social media channels. They do not wait on the phone for a manager or supervisor to give an explanation for poor service. In this article, we cover how healthcare companies can create an integrated multi-channel service strategy in order to create higher service levels and increase efficiency while lowering ...

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Difference between Digital Strategy & Digital Marketing

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In a recent conversation with a senior executive of a large enterprise, we were asked about the differences between digital strategy and digital marketing. Our prospective client had a number of digital marketing programs on social media (mostly Facebook and Twitter), email, website and mobile app for their customers. With that amount of investments in online channels, the executive was concerned if we were going to just repeat what already existed. We then performed a quick assessment of the digital ...

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