The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, as project manager of a Fifth Pharmacy Community Agreement research program, engaged HMA to make recommendations to refine the eligibility criteria for the Home Medicines Review (HMR) program. HMA used a needs assessment approach involving the identification and triangulation of different measures of need for HMRs: comparative, epidemiological, normative, expressed and felt need to identify who would benefit most from the conduct of an HMR. The objective was to develop eligibility criteria that would enable targeting of the program to those who would benefit most. This approach involved:
This project commenced October 2013 and was completed in February 2015. A copy of the final report is available at the link below.