Health Care Decisions Made Simpler

May 29, 2019

Focused on actionable data insights and specialized clinical care, Express Scripts’ experts share perspectives on key healthcare topics this past month.

Express Scripts’ experts share insights on key healthcare topics right now. Here are our most-read topics from the past month:

1. The First Digital Health Formulary

With more than 300,000 health applications in the market, it’s easy to understand that clients and their members could potentially waste time and resources when selecting which tools to use. To make it simpler for consumers and payers to navigate the enormous amount of currently available personal health technologies and interventions, Express Scripts will introduce the industry’s first, stand-alone digital health formulary.

2. Video: Our Nurses Are Patients’ Lifelines

Early in May we celebrated National Nurses Week, but every day of the year our nurses play an integral role in helping patients with complex conditions start and stay on therapy. This video gives an up-close view of Daniel, one of Accredo’s 550 home infusion nurses, who is helping a patient with pulmonary arterial hypertension live life to the fullest.

3. Outcomes 2019: Personalized and Simpler Care

Express Scripts’ annual Outcomes conference is an opportunity to meet with our clients to explore new and better ways to solve the challenges of our evolving health care landscape, reduce costs and improve care. This year’s Outcomes brought us together with 650 attendees, representing 450 companies and 100 million members. We took on the toughest challenges in health care and collaborated on ways we can simplify care

4. FDA Update: May 2019

Express Scripts’ Emerging Therapeutics team monitors new drug approvals, new generics and other actions from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Read about some important approvals and updates we tracked over the past month.

5. Hereditary Angioedema Awareness

While many rare diseases are “invisible,” with few physical signs, the symptoms of hereditary angioedema (HAE) may include severe swelling. This swelling typically occurs in the limbs, face, intestinal tract, and throat. At Accredo, our specialized team of nurses, pharmacists, and other clinicians assist patients and doctor with successful HAE disease management.

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