The medication therapy management pyramid
As the population of older people is expanding and medication review is both time consuming and money consuming, a more sophisticated approach to improve patient medication use might be necessary. An integrated combination of several medication therapy management techniques might therefore be more efficiently improve medication effectiveness, medication safety and also increase the efficiency. The writers of this article propose a medication therapy management pyramid with as a base population-based care and at the top patient-centred care.
'The medication therapy management pyramid shifting medication review to an integrated medication therapy management process', Bart van den Bemt, Victor Huiskes
In: European Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, 2015, volume 22, issue 4, 219-221