Another go at medication adherence collaboration-but this one might make a difference

Council for Affordable Health Coverage brings many healthcare groups together.

Over the years, there have been many cross-organizational efforts at addressing medication adherence—the $290-billion problem for healthcare (says CVS Caremark), and the $188-billion lost revenue opportunity for pharma (says Capgemini). A new one, Prescriptions for a Healthy America (, organized by the Council for Affordable Health Coverage (CAHC), might stick: nearly 30 public-interest groups, lobbying organizations, payers, manufacturers and service providers have joined. Significantly, that list includes pharma companies (and PhRMA), the US Chamber of Commerce, physician societies and consumer groups—organizations that rarely come together. CAHC itself represents insurers and employer-payers, among others. More>>

Source Pharmaceutical Commerce