Medication Therapy Management (MTM) covers a range of specialty services provided by pharmacists.
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.
MTM is designed to:
- Enhance patient understanding of medications and the conditions they treat
- Increase patient adherence of medications
- Detect and prevent adverse drug reactions or overuse and underuse of prescription medications
Who benefits from medication therapy management?
Anyone who uses prescription medications, non-prescription medications, herbals, or other dietary supplements may potentially benefit from MTM services. Individuals who may benefit the most include those who use several medications, those who have several health conditions, those who have questions or problems with their medications, those who are taking medications that require close monitoring, those who have been hospitalized, and those who obtain their medications from more than one pharmacy.
Ask your Hy-Vee Pharmacist about how you can benefit from Medication Therapy Management.