Express Scripts Flattens the Trajectory of the Diabetes Epidemic with SafeGuardRx Diabetes Care Value® Program
In its inaugural year, the Diabetes Care Value® program, part of the technology-supported, value-based SafeGuardRxSM platform, reduced diabetes drug spending by 19 percent -
"By combining specialized diabetes pharmacy care with benefit strategies, such as utilization management and quality pharmacy networks, we are tackling the diabetes dilemma in ways others simply cannot," said
According to Diabetes Dilemma: U.S. Trends in Diabetes Medication Use, a research report published by
A Holistic Approach to Diabetes Care
Continuing the fight to contain costs and enhance clinical care for patients with diabetes, earlier this year
- Active and connected blood sugar monitoring that allows
Express Scriptsdiabetes pharmacists to track and analyze blood glucose readings to provide proactive and meaningful patient interventions. The Mango Healthmobile platform, powered by Express Scripts, which combines personalized messaging and reminders, innovative technology, gamification features and incentive rewards to promote adherence and adoption of better behaviors that can lead to improved health.
These advanced capabilities are components of a comprehensive program that currently leverages a novel quality-based pharmacy network of more than 10,000 pharmacies nationwide, and whole-patient clinical consulting and care from
Using data and technology in innovative ways to facilitate the most appropriate and effective treatments, provide high-touch clinical support for patients, and apply value-based payment strategies, SafeGuardRx delivers better medication adherence, higher therapy completion rates, greater compliance with clinical guidelines and substantially reduced wasteful healthcare spending. In addition to diabetes, the current suite of condition-specific SafeGuardRx solutions address some of the costliest therapy classes for payers, including cancer, hepatitis C, high blood cholesterol, inflammatory conditions, multiple sclerosis, pulmonary conditions and rare diseases.
"By remaining diligent and continuing to innovate around value-based payment programs for prescription drugs,
Our home base is
We believe healthcare can do more. We are Champions For BetterSM.
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