May/June 2012

Speaking the Same Language

June 13, 2012

The American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits

Patients' incomplete understanding of the healthcare information provided to them poses a significant danger and creates a need for payer-provided health literacy education programs.

Does Taking Prescription Medication as Prescribed Make a Difference?

June 12, 2012

The American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits

While studies have identified multiple causes for medication nonadherence, interventions have been largely unsuccessful. Opportunity exists to improve adherence and positively impact healthcare quality and costs.

Cost-Effectiveness of Rasagiline Compared With First-Line Early Parkinson Disease Therapies

June 09, 2012

The American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits

Examination of the cost-effectiveness of rasagiline versus other approved first-line Parkinson disease therapies indicated that rasagiline was either cost saving or cost-effective in all cases.