Melissa Magstadt, South Dakota Secretary of Health

South Dakota Medication Therapy Management (MTM)

2018-2023 Timeline Graphic.
1815 Project Timeline.
South Dakota Community-based Practice Model for Diabetes and CVD. Year 1: Landscape Analysis. Year 2: Develop, Educate, and Engage Stakeholders.
Year 3: Implement Market and Enroll.
Year 4: Evaluate and CQI.
Year 5: Evaluate Sustainablility and Payment Models.The South Dakota Department of Health’s Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program and Diabetes Prevention and Control Program have partnered with South Dakota State University on a five year medication therapy management implementation and promotion project. By working with patient, practitioner, and payer stakeholder groups, the partnership will create a state-wide sustainable and financially viable community-based practice model that helps with prevention and management of diabetes and cardiovascular disease. This work is part of the CDC funded 1815 cooperative agreement focusing on promoting the adoption of MTM between pharmacists and physicians for the purpose of managing high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, and lifestyle management and increasing engagement of pharmacists in the provision of medication management or DSMES (diabetes self-management education and support) for people with diabetes.

South Dakota's Need for Medication Therapy Management: Diabetes Prevalence, Blood Pressure Medication Nonadherence, and Pharmacy Access

Year 1: Landscape Analysis

Year 1: Executive Summary

Year 1: Final Report

Year 2: Develop, Educate, and Engage Stakeholders

Year 2: Executive Summary

Year 2: Final Report


  • The Role of the Pharmacist in the Healthcare Team

    Pharmacists are often an underutilized healthcare professional in many health delivery settings. This webinar provides an understanding of the pre-licensure and ongoing training pharmacists receive to provide patient care. Examples of how pharmacists are currently assisting with outpatient clinic workflow in certain settings is also discussed.
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  • Pharmacists & Health Home: A Discussion

    This webinar provides a brief overview of the role and expertise of pharmacists, while providing insight on how pharmacists can play a key role in serving Health Home patients. A diverse panel presents real-world examples of how Health Home practitioners can begin to incorporate pharmacists to assist in managing diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
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  • Opportunities to Collaborate

    MTM services have evolved substantially since the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003, commonly referred to as Medicare Part D. This webinar will detail existing options for providing MTM services to reach a larger number of patients in need as well as best practices for incorporating MTM into existing workflow in a variety of settings such as community pharmacy, outpatient clinic, etc.
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  1. Improving Healthcare for South Dakotans with Diabetes and Cardiovascular Diseases: Practitioner's Outlook

  2. Why Rural Health? The Need for Pharmacy Transformation and Innovation in Rural America

  3. Improving the Health of South Dakotans through the Prevention and Management of Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease (CVD): A Landscape Analysis – The Patient Journey

  4. Improving the Health of South Dakotans through the Prevention and Management of Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease (CVD): A Landscape Analysis – The Payer Perspective

  5. Improving Awareness of Enhanced Pharmacy Services Among South Dakotans with Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease: A Quality Improvement Innovation Project


Year 3: Executive Summary

Year 3: Final Report


Year 4: Executive Summary

Year 4: Final Report

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