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Medicaid Health Plan Offers Personalized Medication Adherence Platform for Asthma Patients

  • March 2015

by HITC Staff 

AmeriHealth D.C., the largest Medicaid managed care organization in the District announced it will offer its members a personalized digital mobile platform aimed at improving medication adherence for asthma patients. The platform called HealthNHandSM launched by pharmacy benefits manager PerformRx was developed conjunction with MEMOTEXT, a health care technology company, is designed to improve adherence to treatment regimens.

How It Works

HealthNHand works on nearly any mobile phone with web browsing and SMS capabilities.Participants receive reminders to take their asthma medications and complete questionnaires about their health status via interactive voice response, short message service (SMS) or email. HealthNHand’s personalized information, targeted support and daily air quality forecasts, generated for each user based on results from the questionnaires, help asthma patients become more aware and engaged in their own self-care. Users may log on to the HealthNHand site to view their own data and progress.

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