Catalyst Intros Catalyst Rx Mobile
May 05, 2011 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) -- Catalyst Rx, the pharmacy benefit management (PBM) subsidiary of Catalyst Health Solutions, Inc., has announced the introduction of Catalyst Rx Mobile, a mobile platform that uses the latest technology to securely streamline plan, member and claims information to improve medication adherence and reduce healthcare costs for members.
According to the Company, the Catalyst Rx Mobile serves as a trusted advisor, placing valuable information at members' fingertips to enable them to make better health and cost-related decisions and simplify their lives.
As described by the Company, highlights of the tool include: -Catalyst Price & Save - Drug pricing technology saves money for members and plan sponsors by identifying lowest-cost pharmacy options and generic alternatives.
-Therapeutic Advantage - Proprietary drug equivalency technology allows members to compare prices across lower cost therapeutic alternatives when a generic equivalent is not available.
-Prescription History Lookup - Enhances communication between the member and their physicians, family members and pharmacists, improving safety and eliminating gaps in care.
-Drug Dictionary - Drug look up tool provides information on common uses of medications, how to take them, possible side effects, and more. Improves member awareness and safety.
-Find pharmacies - Conveniently searches Catalyst's network of more than 60,000 pharmacies, pinpoints nearest locations and provides driving directions, phone numbers and more.
"Catalyst Rx Mobile reflects our commitment to deliver innovative solutions that improve care while lowering costs for our members," said David T. Blair, Chief Executive Officer of Catalyst. "Through our state-of-the-art mobile and web technology and other Generic Advantage Plan initiatives, our goal is to drive generic utilization to more than 80 percent while improving drug adherence." ((Comments on this story may be sent to email@example.com))