Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Pleio GoodStart Increases Prescription Refills Up To 53%


Pleio GoodStart(tm) improves compliance and persistence with chronic medications. Prescription refills increase up to 53% during patients' first 100 days of therapy. New free service offers coaching, reminders and pharmacist support to alleviate stress and confusion some patients experience while adopting a newly - prescribed medication.

Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 28, 2009 -- Pleio Health Support Systems, Inc. (Pleio) announces early results of Pleio GoodStart™, the free medication adherence service. Prescription refill data revealed that Pleio's combination of customized medication reminders, phone-based coaching sessions and pharmacist counseling improves prescription refill activity by up to 53%. Data shows a 14% increase in the first prescription refilled, building to a 53% improvement by the third refill. Refill behavior data from 2,850 patients was compiled and analyzed by Pleio.

"For many people, adapting to a new prescription can be stressful and confusing. Adherence to medication is a process that takes time - and patients welcome the 100 days of free support that Pleio provides. The 53% Rx refill improvement suggests that Pleio's sustained, customized patient adherence support works. The medication adherence community will welcome these real-world results," said Jean Lalonde, Co-Chief Executive Officer of Pleio.

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