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        EMPIRE SPECIALTY PHARMACY     6601 Bergenline Ave West New York, NJ 07093       
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Disease Management

Empire Specialty Pharmacy started the Empire Rx Disease Management Program in 2012. Not every pharmacy goes to these lengths to ensure the best outcomes. But the staff at Empire Specialty Pharmacy has carefully designed our disease management programs to provide the most comprehensive and personalized care available. We strive to improve patient outcomes and minimize costs.

With an experienced staff focused on delivering exceptional results we can help you through your therapy. With years of pharmacy dispensing and managing multiple patient groups, our disease management programs add a level of comfort and service to the treatment process while maintaining the highest level of patient care.

Welcome Letter

The Empire Pharmacy Disease Management Programs Include

  • Welcome
  • Forms & Assessment
  • Education
  • Follow-up
  • Medication Therapy Management (MTM)
  • Health Outcomes Optimization
  • Reporting

For patients with Asthma, Empire Specialty Pharmacy offers excellent proactive management that focuses on improving patient outcomes while reducing costs. Our service helps minimize complications. Our Asthma program includes the following core components:

  • Medication Therapy Management (MTM)
  • Proper Inhaler Use (MTM)
  • Medication Compliance Monitoring/Counseling/Tools
  • Patient Education
  • Open Communication

Download our Asthma Information Sheet

Learn More About Asthma

For patients with Crohn’s Disease, Empire Specialty Pharmacy offers excellent proactive management that focuses on improving patient outcomes while reducing costs. Our service helps minimize complications. Our Crohn’s Disease program includes the following core components:

  • Medication Therapy Management (MTM)
  • Medication Compliance Monitoring/Counseling/Tools
  • Patient Education
  • Open Communication

Download Our Crohn’s Information Sheet

Learn More About Crohn’s Disease

For patients with dermatological conditions, Empire Specialty Pharmacy offers excellent proactive management that focuses on improving patient outcomes while reducing costs. Our service helps minimize complications. Our dermatology program includes the following core components:

  • Medication Therapy Management (MTM)
  • Medication Compliance Monitoring/Counseling/Tools
  • Patient Education
  • Open Communication

Download Our Psoriasis Sheet

Learn More About Psoriasis

For patients with Hepatitis C, Empire Specialty Pharmacy offers excellent proactive management that focuses on improving patient outcomes while reducing costs. Our service helps minimize complications. Our Hepatitis C program includes the following core components:

  • Medication Therapy Management (MTM)
  • Medication Compliance Monitoring/Counseling/Tools
  • Patient Education
  • Open Communication

Download Our Hepatitis C Information Sheet

Learn More About Hepatitis C

For patients with HIV, Empire Specialty Pharmacy offers excellent proactive management that focuses on improving patient outcomes while reducing costs. Our service helps minimize complications. Our HIV program includes the following core components:

  • Medication Therapy Management (MTM)
  • Medication Compliance Monitoring/Counseling/Tools
  • Patient Education
  • Open Communication

Download our HIV Overview

Learn More about HIV/AIDS

For patients with Multiple Sclerosis, Empire Specialty Pharmacy offers excellent proactive management that focuses on improving patient outcomes while reducing costs. Our service helps minimize complications. Our Multiple Sclerosis program includes the following core components:

  • Medication Therapy Management (MTM)
  • Medication Compliance Monitoring/Counseling/Tools
  • Patient Education
  • Open Communication

Download our Multiple Sclerosis Overview

Learn More about Multiple Sclerosis

For patients who need cancer treatment, Empire Specialty Pharmacy offers excellent proactive management that focuses on improving patient outcomes while reducing costs. Our service helps minimize complications. Our Oncology Management program includes the following core components:

  • Medication Therapy Management (MTM)
  • Medication Compliance Monitoring/Counseling/Tools
  • Patient Education
  • Open Communication

Learn More About Cancer

For patients with Osteoporsis, Empire Specialty Pharmacy offers excellent proactive management that focuses on improving patient outcomes while reducing costs. Our service helps minimize complications. Our Osteoporosis program includes the following core components:

  • Medication Therapy Management (MTM)
  • Medication Compliance Monitoring/Counseling/Tools
  • Patient Education
  • Open Communication

Download Our Osteoporosis Information Sheet

Learn More About Osteoporosis

For patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH), Empire Specialty Pharmacy offers proactive management that Focuse on improved patient outcomes while controlling costs. We have an approach that minimizes complications, we’re able to help prolong well-being and reduce hospitalizations. Our program includes the following core components:

  • Medication Therapy Management (MTM)
  • Medication Compliance Monitoring/Counseling/Tools
  • Patient Education
  • Open Communication

Download Our Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Information Sheet

Learn More about PAH

For patients with rheumatoid arthritis, Empire Specialty Pharmacy offers proactive management that Focuse on improved patient outcomes while controlling costs. We have an approach that minimizes complications, we’re able to help prolong well-being and reduce hospitalizations. Our program includes the following core components:

  • Medication Therapy Management (MTM)
  • Medication Compliance Monitoring/Counseling/Tools
  • Patient Education
  • Open Communication

Download Our Rheumatology Information Sheet

Learn More about Rheumatology

Benefits of Disease Management Program

  • Ability to reach larger populations with the most appropriate care plans, reserving traditional disease management for the sickest patients, while providing prevention/wellness programs for others
  • An integrated suite of integrated offerings that can be used as individual components or together as a comprehensive solution
  • Improve patient compliance and treatment plans
  • Links members of care team for efficient communication
  • Ongoing monitoring of patient status
  • Patient communication with care givers to report vital signs, symptoms and other medical information
  • Patients have 24/7 access to medical information online
  • The ability to focus on the prevention and management of disease and illness; lowering the direct and indirect costs of health related benefits, while at the same time improving employee health, satisfaction, and productivity 

Empire Rx DM – Best Practices

  • Population-based approach to health management
    • Wellness services to assist those at risk of chronic condition
    • Coordination with case management resources
    • Single person, single disease state management losing appeal
  • Chronic care includes: systematic assessment, care plans, systematic follow up and review, multidisciplinary team
  • Communication back to/in organizations i.e. Payer, PBMs & Providers
  • Customized care plans to meet each patient’s unique needs
  • Forms
  • Assessment recording
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Involve consumers in planning
  • Participation incentives
  • Patient self-management education (primary prevention, behavior modification, compliance/surveillance)
  • Plan appropriate interventions
  • Population health data
  • Proactive patient outreach
  • Process and outcomes measurement, evaluation and management
  • Risk factor screening
  • Routine reporting feedback loop
  • Training of service providers / clinicians

Empire Rx Disease Management System: Powered by Techcusp.com

  • Portal Screen

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  • System Architecture

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  • Workflows

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Empire Rx has fantastic 24X7 web program where our patients / members can access our knowledge bank on managed diseases. Our knowledge bank is being added with more information pertaining to disease, medication, regimen, side effects etc.

  • 24X7 Web Access
  • Knowledge Bank
  • Management of Diseases

Management of Diseases Under the Program, Empire Specialty Pharmacy currently covers 6 chronic diseases i.e.

  1. Hepatitis C Management
  2. Rheumatology Management
  3. Dermatology Management
  4. Crohn’s Disease Management
  5. HIV Management
  6. Oncology Management

You are welcome to read about them by clicking here  – https://empiresrx.com/disease-management

  • Phone Consultation
  • Feedback 

Empire Rx MTM Program

  • Optimize therapeutic outcomes for targeted beneficiaries through improved medication use by identifying/reporting and helping to resolving drug abuses
  • Reduces the risk of adverse events by identifying potential adverse drug events, reporting them to providers involved and help to avoid adverse events.
  • Is coordinated with any care management plan established for a targeted individual under a chronic care improvement program (CCIP)
  • MTM System is powered by Techcusp.com 

Salient Features of Empire Rx MTM

  • Patient centered approach – Patient’s wellbeing is the primary concern. We focus on correct medication where proper dose and dosing regimen is prescribed
  • Interdisciplinary team based approach – Our system is delivered by an interdisciplinary MTM team led by a qualified pharmacist and health care professional who has required expertise in the specifics of the medications.
  • Evidence-Based Medicine approach – Our system is developed for target patient populations so that services can be individually tailored and administered. 
  •  System based Drug conflicts avoidance approach – Algorithm driven automatic Identification of Drug conflicts like:
    • Drug-Drug Interactions
    • Therapeutic Duplications
    • Drug-Allergy Interactions
    • Drug-Disease Interactions
    • Beers’ Alerts
    • Adverse Drug Reactions
    • Dosage/Compliance Alerts
  • Optimize therapeutic outcomes – A comprehensive one-to-one medication review to identify issues/problems in therapy/medications
    • Periodic Targeted drug reviews to constantly monitor drug usage and review implementation of drug conflict fixes
    • Regular Provider and beneficiary follow-ups to ensure constant monitoring and quality of health for the beneficiary
  • Behavior  Modification
  • Medication Adherence
  • Nutrition
  • Wellness
  • Per Health Plan/PBM guidelines
  • Per CMS/HHS guidelines
  • Canned reports
  • Analytics

Empire Rx DM System Dashboard – Sample Report I

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Empire Rx DM System Dashboard – Sample Report II

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Empire Rx Disease Management System: Powered by Techcusp.com

  • Client
  • Pharmacist

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