UCSF Medication Management Service-Fresno delivering medication help to the Central Valley community
About the Service
Complex Medication Needs: Ensuring that patients receive the best medications for their health problems and at prices they can afford can be difficult. In addition:
Patients often need several medications in combination to treat multiple health problems. Increasingly within today’s patient population, these health problems are concomitant and chronic, such as diabetes and co-existing heart disease.
Genetic differences among patients can cause individuals to respond differently to the same medication. Each drug for each patient must be carefully chosen and monitored.
Proper adherence to medication regimens is often poor.
Health outcomes can be improved with:
Selection of the best medication for the individual patient
Access to affordable medications, and
Medication Therapy Experts Needed
The clinical pharmacists who operate the UCSF Medication Management Service-Fresno are:
Skilled at helping patients get the most out of their drug insurance, and when patients qualify, providing patients with free medications through medication assistance programs
Expert in working with patients to help them adhere to their medication plans and adjust medication plans as needed
Experienced in working across the spectrum of patient populations, especially underserved populations
Committed members of interdisciplinary health care teams who bring their medication therapy expertise to the table in team discussion of treatment options for individual patients.