PharmaAdvisor will allow participants to make side-by-side comparisons between prescription drugs on such factors as:
- Side effects
Scheduled for a 2003 roll out, PharmaAdvisor will include information on about 11,000 generic and brand name drugs. In addition to the comparison feature, the new tool will allow for a search of medications used to treat a specific medical conditions, such as acid reflux disease or allergies.
With this information, and the help of this new product, participants will have the ability to create a customized list of questions to ask their doctor regarding medical condition and drug choices.
Cigna’s online Improvements are in response to a poll taken recently of its participants. The results showed 92% wanted to be more informed as health care consumers.