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Keep Track of Your Medications at Home

HomeMeds Medication Safety Program

Source: Partners in Care Foundation

HomeMeds helps with your medication management action plan by pairing you with a pharmacist in your community and developing medication strategies that work for you in your home.

My Cardiac Coach App

Source: American Heart Association

This is a recovery app for patients who have suffered a heart event. With this app, they can manage their medications, set and track their progress, and connect to fellow survivors and healthcare providers on the AHA support network.

My Medicine List

Source: Critical Path Institute

Use this list to keep track of all your prescriptions, over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements.

My Medicine List

Source: National Transitions of Care Coalition

My Medicine List” can help you and your family keep track of everything you take to keep you healthy — your pills, vitamins, and herbs. Having all of your medicines in one place also helps your doctor, pharmacist, hospital, or other healthcare workers take better care of you. Also available in Spanish.

Patient/​Caregiver Medication Management Checklist

Source: QIN NCC

This checklist was developed during Phase 1 of Campaign for Meds Management to help patients identify challenges they are experiencing while trying to manage their medications and resources to overcome those challenges.

Your Medicine: Play it Safe

Source: National Council on Patient Information and Education (NCPIE) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Includes a form to fill out with contact information for your doctor, nurse, pharmacist, and 24-hour pharmacy. Also includes a list of questions to ask before you take your medicine and a Medicine Record Form.

For You and Your Provider

Brown Bag Checkup – Participant Evaluation

Source: Atlantic Quality Innovation Network

This is a participant survey from the brown bag event.

Brown Bag Checkup – Review Form

Source: Atlantic Quality Innovation Network

This is a review form for participants of the brown bag medicine event.

Brown Bag Medicine Information Sheet

Source: Atlantic Quality Innovation Network

This is a handout with information to remember from the brown bag event.

Brown Bag Medicine Review Day

Source: Atlantic Quality Innovation Network

This is a guidance document for conducting a brown bag medicine event.

Connected Care, CCM Resource for Patients

Source: CMS

This is a brief overview of CCM services for patients and caregivers.

Find a Provider Near You

Source: Nurse Association of America (VNAA)

This website will help you find a VNAA Member home health or hospice provider near you. You can also browse by state.

Your Medicine: Questions To Ask Before Taking Medicine

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Print this out to take with you to see your doctor or pharmacist to make sure you are asking the right questions about your medications.

Quick Facts and Tools

Interaction Checker

Source: RxISK

This tool allows you to look up your drug name and learn about interactions your drug might have with other drugs.

Know the ABCDs of Your Medicines

Source: New England QIN-QIO

"Know the ABCDs of Your Medicines” is a new patient-facing medication safety tool that provides basic information about management of high risk medication classes (antibiotics, blood thinners, diabetic medications, and pain medications). It is also available as a poster, here.

Know Your Formulary - English

Source: TMF Quality Innovation Network

Learn what a formulary is, access tools that allow you to check if your drugs are on a formulary, and read a description of formulary tiers and coverage rules.

Know Your Formulary - Spanish Puerto Rico

Source: TMF Quality Innovation Network

Learn what a formulary is, access tools that allow you to check if your drugs are on a formulary, and read a description of formulary tiers and coverage rules. This resource is in culturally-appropriate Spanish for Puerto Rico.

Know Your Formulary - Spanish U.S

Source: TMF Quality Innovation Network

Learn what a formulary is, access tools that allow you to check if your drugs are on a formulary, and read a description of formulary tiers and coverage rules. This resource is in culturally-appropriate Spanish for the United States.

Medicine Review -Tip Sheet

Source: Michael Crooks

This document is used to promote medicine reviews and reconciliation. It serves as a call to action and guide for beneficiaries and families, provides tips for practitioners to conduct reviews, and reminds providers of quality measures and services involving medication reviews.

Patient ADE Causality Flowchart

Source: QIN NCC (Adapted from the Liverpool ADR Causality Assessment Tool)

This tool can be used by a patient to determine if he/​she is experiencing an adverse drug event (ADE).

Should You Talk to Your Doctor about Your Medicine?

Source: atom Alliance

This flyer was created as an advertisement for the initiative to lower ADEs.

The Big 3 of Adverse Drug Events

Source: Quality Insights Quality Innovation Network

This is a score sheet that patients and caregivers can use to determine if they need to speak with their doctor about their medications. This tool was developed based on feedback and in collaboration with patients and caregivers.

What Can Your Pharmacist Do For You?

Source: Student Society of Health-System Pharmacists

This brochure can be used by patients and caregivers to better understand what services their pharmacist or community pharmacy may provide. Physicians, pharmacists, nurses and other healthcare provider may also use this brochure to promote pharmacy services.

Guides and Testimonials

Medication Management: A Family Caregiver’s Guide (Next Step in Care)

Source: United Hospital Fund

This guide explains different types of medications, goes over a list of common codes used in prescriptions, discusses medication reconciliation and common medication problems, lists questions to ask about medication management, and goes over mail orders and financial assistance for medications.

Pharm2Pharm- Provider and Patient Testimonial Video #1

Source: University of Hawai'i at Hilo College of Pharmacy

This short video explains the Pharm2Pharm intervention with testimonials from both providers and patients who experience it.

Pharm2Pharm- Provider and Patient Testimonial Video #2

Source: University of Hawai'i at Hilo College of Pharmacy

This video has testimonials from providers and patients who experienced the Pharm2Pharm intervention.

Your Roadmap to Health - ENGLISH

Source: CMS

This roadmap explains what health coverage is and how to use it to get primary care and preventive services so that you and your family live long, healthy lives.

Your Roadmap to Health - SPANISH

Source: CMS

This roadmap explains what health coverage is and how to use it to get primary care and preventive services so that you and your family live long, healthy lives.

Resources and Assistance Sites

AWARXE Prescription Drug Safety Program

Source: National Associations of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP)

The AWARXE® Prescription Drug Safety Program encourages consumers all over the US to find permanent drug disposal sites using its Drug Disposal Locator Tool.

Partnership for Prescription Assistance

Source: Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA)

This website will connect you to assistance programs and help with enrollment. They’ve helped millions of Americans get prescription drugs for free or at very low costs.

.Pharmacy Verified Website Program

Source: National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP)

Finding a safe and trustworthy medication-related website is as easy as looking for “.pharmacy” in a website address/​URL.

In an effort to ensure the safety of consumers who buy medications online, NABP created the .Pharmacy Verified Websites Program. Online pharmacies and related entities that have a .pharmacy domain name stand out against the overwhelming number of websites selling medicine illegally, including substandard and counterfeit products. The .pharmacy domain name identifies legitimately operating pharmacies for consumers, advertisers, and search engine companies by incorporating the seal of approval” into the domain name.

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