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JMCP Publication Solidifies Impact of Dispensary of Hope

Elizabeth Gallagher, PharmD Candidate 2023, Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy, February 16, 2023 A new study has been published by RTI International in partnership with Dispensary of Hope to address the question of whether improving medication access for the underserved improves health outcomes while driving down healthcare costs. This study demonstrates how Dispensary of Hope plays a crucial role in providing solutions to patients with barriers to prescription medication access. If you... Read More
at Friday, May 19, 2023

2022 STUDY Reveals Better Health Outcomes and Significant Cost Savings

Our mission to serve the most vulnerable with access to medication drives the ongoing commitment to measure and report on outcomes. In 2015, the Advisory Board Company produced a study and subsequent white paper that established the foundation of evidence of improved health outcomes and health system savings. We were not surprised but certainly pleased to see $650,000 in attributable savings per 1,000 patients. WATCH THE VIDEO. The 2015 study included one health system in a single geographic... Read More
at Thursday, August 25, 2022

Naloxone Saves Lives

  Bailey Dillon, PharmD Candidate 2023 Overdoses are the leading cause of injury-related death in the United States with recent increases influenced by multiple factors including the COVID-19 pandemic.1 In 2019, over 70% of overdose deaths involved an opioid.2 In 2020, there was a significant increase in opioid overdose deaths with a total of 68,630. This has increased from less than 50,000 deaths due to opioids in previous years.3 Reasons for overdose include: intentional, acciden... Read More
at Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Impact of Increased Insulin Access Among Uninsured with Diabetes

  Bailey Dillon, PharmD Candidate 2023   Diabetes is a chronic disease that has a huge impact on one’s daily life and is the 7th leading cause of death in the United States.1  According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 37 million people in the United States have diabetes, and 1 in 5 don’t know they have it.2  Many of these patients become insulin resistant and therefore, require daily administration of insulin in order to main... Read More
at Wednesday, August 3, 2022

New Partnership with University of MS Medical Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CONTACT: Chris Palombo The Dispensary of Hope 615-736-5075 chris.palombo (at) <Dispensary of Hope Partners with the John D. Bower School of Population Health at the University of Mississippi Medical Center >   NASHVILLE, Tennessee, December 1, 2018 --- The Dispensary of Hope, a licensed charitable medication distributor serving the United States, has established a partnership with The John D. Bower School of Population Healt... Read More
at Monday, December 3, 2018