Irregular access to essential medicines in Africa takes lives. At mPharma, we know that the lack of data and rising costs of medicine are a challenge to health insurers, pharmaceutical companies and governments, so we’ve created a suite of applications and financial services that lower the cost of drugs for patients.
Kwame has high blood pressure and needs medicine to treat his condition. He has had trouble finding a pharmacy that has his medicine in stock. When he does find his medicine, often it is expensive.
This all changed after Kwame’s pharmacist enrolled him into Mutti, mPharma’s drugs benefit service. Now, Kwame is confident that the medicines he needs will always be available at prices he can afford.
- Medications are always in stock
- Increased access to high-quality medication at affordable prices
- Monthly prescription refills and reminders keep treatment on track
Doctors extend care beyond the patient visit.
Luyando runs a clinic for patients with chronic disease. She gets frustrated because some of her patients have difficulty finding the medications they need at prices they can afford.
All that changed when Luyando began using mClinic at her practice. Now, she can direct her patients to pharmacies with the prescribed drugs in stock, see whether they picked up their drugs, and then ensure that they adhere to the treatment schedule. She also gets new tools to track the prescription habits of the other doctors in her practice, and report any adverse reactions her patients may face.
- Drug quality is assured
- Real-time stock availability
- Improved patient adherence
- Monitor and report patient outcomes
Pharmacies keep medicines in stock and patients coming back.
Bwalya runs a pharmacy and wants to make sure that his customers have access to the best medications when shopping at his pharmacy. But stocking high quality medication is expensive and risky, so Bwalya compromises by offering low-cost, lower-quality alternatives on his shelves.
After Bwalya’s pharmacy began using mPharmacy to enroll patients into Mutti, he is stocking the highest quality medications at no risk. He receives high quality medications at no upfront cost to his pharmacy, so that he can pass on discounts to his patients, meaning higher sales and greater customer loyalty.
- High-quality medicines in stock, direct from the manufacturer
- Patients return each month
- New business from surrounding hospitals & clinics
- Faster reimbursement for insurance claims
Insurers get customers, and get paid.
Better Health Insurance spends more than 40% of their reimbursement budget paying for drug claims. The high cost of drug claims prevents Better Health from managing their cost and growing their subscriber base.
Now that Better Health has partnered with mPharma, they have reduced their reimbursement by 30% and can now include a wider range of high quality brand and generic drugs in their drug formulary.
- Real-time data on customers’ health and adherence
- Higher quality medications for clients
- Lower reimbursement costs
- Quicker claims processing
Drug Manufacturers receive data on consumption, populations, and outcomes.
Emmanuel is responsible for marketing and sales at a pharmaceutical company. Emmanuel wants to expand his company’s footprint across the developing world, but lacks sufficient data to determine which drugs in his portfolio will perform well.
Now that Emmanuel’s company subscribes to mPharma, patients have unprecedented access to his company’s top medications at prices they can afford. He can now leverage rich prescription data to enhance sales and marketing efforts.
- Increased access and sales
- Anonymized prescription, dispensation, and disease trends
- Location and venue based filtering
- Adverse reaction and outcome reporting