Medication therapy management, also referred to as MTM, is a term used to describe a broad range of health care services provided by pharmacists, the medication experts on the health care team. As defined in a consensus definition adopted by the pharmacy profession in 2004, medication therapy management is a service or group of services that optimize therapeutic outcomes for individual patients. Medication therapy management services include medication therapy reviews, pharmacotherapy consults, anticoagulation management, immunizations, health and wellness programs and many other clinical services. Pharmacists provide medication therapy management to help patients get the best benefits from their medications by actively managing drug therapy and by identifying, preventing and resolving medication-related problems. To learn more, please review the APhA-NACDS Core Elements of an MTM Service Model v2.0.

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MTM Service Opportunities:

  • Iowa Medicaid Pharmaceutical Case Management (PCM) - The Iowa Medicaid PCM program was designed by an advisory committee of physicians and pharmacists to benefit a subset of Medicaid eligible patients at very high risk to experience adverse effects from their medications. The PCM program began with funds appropriated during the 2000 Iowa Legislative session.
  • OutcomesMTM - OutcomesMTM is the national leader in the design, delivery and administration of Medication Therapy Management programs. The company's service line benefits health care purchasers by delivering a cost-effective approach to advancing patient care and controlling utilization through the provision of patient-friendly, face-to-face Personal Pharmacist™ services.
  • MirixaMirixa is the leading provider of medication therapy management (MTM) and targeted, pharmacist-delivered services to health plans. An MTM pioneer, we’ve been building connections since 2006 — harnessing the knowledge and skills of pharmacists to engage more patients and deliver measurable results.
  • PDHI/ConXus PlatformPDHI is a technology services organization that develops and distributes the ConXus Platform for delivering workplace wellness and population health management programs. PDHI clients include wellness providers, accountable care organizations, large employers, third-party administrators, hospital systems, and health plans.
  • Medication Management Systems, Inc.Medication Management Systems™ has a strong research, publication, teaching and practice foundation. The service that we offer to our clients–as well as the training program, the documentation system and the data analysis functions–all result from over thirty years of experience. Our employees have the most successful preparation and success records in the field. Our clients can be assured that the service we provide is the best available in the field. Patients will benefit and medication use will improve when you partner with Medication Management Systems™!
  • Pharm MD - Founded in 2006 by Clayton McWhorter and Bo Bartholomew – both of whom had family members impacted by adverse drug events – PharmMD quickly became one of the leaders in medication therapy management (MTM) services. Our sophisticated MTM technology platform continues to provide prescribers and pharmacists with an accurate snapshot of each patient’s health status, guidelines for best practices, and evidence-based medicine protocols.
  • Wisconsin Pharmacy Quality Collaborative (WPQC)The WPQC is an initiative of the Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin (PSW) which connects community pharmacists with patients, physicians, and health plans to improve the quality and reduce the cost of medication use across Wisconsin. This team-based approach has brought stakeholders together in a unique collaboration with the goal of ensuring safe and high-quality care to patients in Wisconsin. WPQC coordinates a network of pharmacies with certified pharmacists who have received specific Medication Therapy Management (MTM) training.