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Welcome to AIMM’s Media Center. Here you will find all the latest news about AIMM, along with news releases, fact sheets, expert bios and the most up to date information about comprehensive comprehensive medication management and other related topics. For all media inquiries, please contact Cindy Schaller via email at cschaller@aimmweb.org. To stay connected with AIMM, follow us on Twitter.

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A New Era of Value-based Care Creates Opportunities for Comprehensive Medication Management (3/23/2017) - As our health care system is making a monumental shift from fee for service to a value-based business model, provider organizations are now responsible for quality of care and have financial risk. Delivery systems are expected to offer integrated services and coordinated care. Prioritizing clinical pharmacy services through integrated comprehensive medication management across the continuum of care is fundamental and critical for providers and health care organizations to achieve not only the patient quality goals, but to substantially increase access for primary care and other specialty areas by decreasing the workload of these providers.
AIMM is Building on a Growing Body of Evidence to Launch the 2017/2018 National A3 Collaborative (3/2/2017) - AIMM brings more than eight years of experience administering learning collaboratives and technical assistance in the quality improvement process and transformational leadership experience.  AIMM began with the Patient Safety and Clinical Pharmacy Services Collaborative, a national movement created in 2008 that promoted the integration of enhanced medication management activities into the work of inter-professional health…
Phenomenal Year End Results Lead AIMM into the 2017 Year (12/30/2016) - Team performance results from AIMM this year are phenomenal! Participating organizations demonstrated impressive growth in service delivery and improvements in population health management. Applying the principles AIMM supports, teams achieved clinical goals in diabetes and blood pressure management, identified and resolved medication-related problems across diverse patient groups and conditions and expanded and integrated medication management services with existing services, such as behavioral health. Teams are building relationships with physicians and integrating clinical pharmacy services with primary care and quality improvement departments. As AIMM prepares for the 2017 Year, we reflect on 2016 successes and thank our partners.
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Concordia University Wisconsin’s Schools of Pharmacy and Business Join Forces to Inspire Innovation in Health Care across Wisconsin - The Concordia Medication Management Accelerator (CMMA) is an 18-month initiative launching in May and is led by the School of Pharmacy at Concordia University of Wisconsin, in partnership with the CUW School of Business, and with financial support from The Dohmen Company. The goal of this initiative is to stimulate the innovation and growth of comprehensive medication management services integrated as a fundamental component of primary health care accessible to Wisconsin residents experiencing chronic illness. CUW has established a partnership with AIMM to collaborate with leadership of the two schools to design and facilitate the Accelerator initiative.
Health Care Organizations Join Forces to Offer National Learning Collaborative - AIMM; Apexus, and ASHP (American Society of Health-System Pharmacists) have joined forces to offer the 2017-2018 National A3 Collaborative, a leading-edge learning collaborative that offers healthcare providers support to accelerate the implementation of sustainable comprehensive medication management (CMM) services. Launching this spring, the A3 Collaborative is a yearlong learning experience designed to help healthcare providers and organizations succeed in the new era of value-based payment programs.
Language may impact diabetes care for Latinos with limited English - Latino patients with limited English skills may be less likely to take prescribed diabetes medications than other diabetics in the U.S. even when they see Spanish-speaking doctors, a recent study suggests.