National Pharmacists Month

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Happy National Pharmacists Month! The goal of this month is to recognize pharmacists for the significant role they play in effective medication management, patient education and overall medication safety. Learn more about how pharmacists can help you every day.

Safe and Effective Medication Use

Pharmacists help ensure that medications control conditions the right way. They help minimize any side effects and safeguard against any possible interactions with other medications that lead to more expensive health care costs such as emergency room visits, hospitalization, etc.

Preventative Services

Did you know that more than 300,000 immunization-trained pharmacists administer vaccines, and nearly one in four adults receive their influenza vaccinations at their community pharmacy?1 Pharmacists can provide guidance on all vaccine-preventable diseases and which immunizations are best for you.

OTCs and Supplements

Pharmacists are experts in prescription medications, supplements and over the counter medications. They can tell you about potential interactions with foods, other drugs, or dietary supplements. And they can help you pick the perfect product. With over 100,000 over-the-counter products on the market, your pharmacist is always there to lend a helping hand!1

Condition Management

Did you know that pharmacists are experts and more than just medications?  They are trained and educated in how to manage conditions as a whole. Tria Health has pharmacists who are certified diabetic educators on staff.  This allows them to treat the person rather than the medication.  They focus on non-pharmacy and pharmacy strategies to accomplish control of a disease.

Tria Health’s Pharmacists

Tria Health was founded on the belief that pharmacists play a vital role in the management of high-risk patients that drive the majority of health care spend. If Tria Health is currently a part of your healthcare plan, call the Tria Health Help desk today for any of your medication-related questions.

Tria Help Desk: 1.888.799.8742

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October is National Pharmacist Month!

As experts in medications, pharmacists provide important guidance to patients and physicians to promote safe, effective and affordable medication use. Tria Health believes pharmacists are an integral part of every patient’s health care team.  This month we celebrate our talented pharmacy team and encourage our community to “Know Your Pharmacists, Know Your Medicine.”

8 Important Questions to Ask Your Pharmacist:

  1. What is this medication used for?
  2. How should I use this medication?
  3. What should I do if I miss a dose?
  4. When will the medicine begin to work?
  5. How will I know if the medicine is working?
  6. What side effects should I watch for?
  7. Is there anything I should avoid while taking this medication?
  8. How should I store this medication?

Know Your Pharmacists, Know Your Medicine.

October is National Pharmacy Month!

As experts in medications, Pharmacists provide important guidance to patients and physicians to ensure that individuals have safe, effective and affordable medications. With increasingly complicated regiments and access to over the counter and herbal medications, the involvement of a pharmacist within a person’s health care team continues to grow more important. Tria Health believes that the pharmacists are an integral part of the health care process.  This month we celebrate the talented pharmacists and pharmacy technicians who support these efforts.  It is with this mission that we want to inspire our community to “Know Your Pharmacists, Know Your Medicine.”

There are key pieces of information that everyone should know about the medications they are taking.  The first tip is to always have a complete and accurate list of medications including over the counter, vitamins and herbal supplements that you are taking on hand at all times.  This is incredibly important to have when you meet with any healthcare provider.  Connect with your Tria Pharmacist today to ensure that you have an accurate medication list.