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PharmaPoint in the news and related industry articles.

PharmaPoint in the News

Improving Care Coordination Throughout the Facility: A strategy to place the pharmacy at the point of care, ensuring that a pharmacist serves as an integral member of the patient-centered care team – Read article

Continuum of Care Through Pharmacies: A discussion with Mike Plaia, chief executive officer at PharmaPoint – Read article

Doctors Establishing Pharmacies Inside Practices to Make Patients’ Lives Easier: A pharmacy inside a doctor’s office proves advantageous for patients and relief for doctors – Read article

PharmaPoint opens pharmacy at Edward Hospital: Edward Hospital has recently opened a PharmaPoint point-of-care retail pharmacy within the facility. – Read article

Industry News

Jun 18, 2021 | Association of California’s Prescription Drug Coupon Ban With Generic Drug Use
Coupons are prohibited by Medicare and Medicaid, but they are available for commercially insured patients.

Jun 08, 2021 | Looking to Tackle Prescription Overload
Older adults often take more medications than they need, or than is safe

Jun 07, 2021 | Pharmacists Studying Transitions of Care in an Emergency Department Population
Important to develop solid relationships w/patients, so they are comfortable asking questions & trust pharmacists w/their care

May 27, 2021 | Pharmacist Evaluation Improves Appropriate Antibiotic Prescriptions at Hospital Discharge
“Antibiotics prescribed at discharge have frequent opportunities for improvement . . ."

May 26, 2021 | Why Drug-Discount Programs Aren’t Always a Good Deal
Discounted prices often still have no relation to a drug's actual cost

May 18, 2021 | Patients in Support Programs for Painful Autoimmune Conditions May Have Reduced Opioid Use
The availability of additional resources is likely to lead to higher rates of medication adherence

May 17, 2021 | Pharmacist Integration is Essential to Implementing Value-Based Care Models
With the rise of value-based care models over the past decade, pharmacists can have a major impact on the total cost of care

May 11, 2021 | Pharmacists Are a Part of the Solution for a More Sustainable Health Care Model
". . . almost every patient who has a medical problem has a medication, right?"