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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

May 24, 2017 | A Spoonful of Motivation Helps the Medicine Go Down
“Drugs don’t work in patients who don’t take them.”

May 23, 2017 | APhA and QIOs Release Chronic Care Management Guide for Pharmacists
An opportunity for pharmacists to leverage their medication expertise in the ongoing management and coordination of care

May 22, 2017 | “Meds-to-Beds” Programs Aim to Improve Patient Engagement, Tackle Readmission Problem
Growing number of U.S. hospitals are launching transition-of-care pharmacy services

May 11, 2017 | Taking Medicines Like You’re Supposed To: Why Is It So Hard?
Even when a person is highly motivated, there are still missed doses

May 10, 2017 | Existing Health IT is Meant to Help. Too Bad It Doesn’t
The AAFP points to the kind of technology that actually enables better care

May 08, 2017 | Diabetes and Rural Areas: Pharmacists Identify Neuropathy
Pharmacist intervention has been shown to improve glycemic control, reduce blood pressure and improve adherence

May 04, 2017 | U.S. Prescription Drug Spending as High as $610 Billion by 2021
Spending on prescription medicines in the United States will increase 4-7 percent through 2021

May 03, 2017 | How Will CMS Changes to Medicare Part D Affect Retail Pharmacy in 2018
Medication adherence will continue to be measured for diabetes medications, statins and certain blood pressure medications