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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

Dec 20, 2017 | Clinicians Still Struggle to Quickly Access EHRs at Point of Care
Simplicity and thoughtful integration are important

Dec 19, 2017 | Prescriptions for Opioid Painkillers May Come with Another Rx, for Naloxone
“We feel like we’re on the cutting edge of change,” said Aaron Weiner, director of addiction services at Edward-Elmhurst Health

Dec 12, 2017 | HHS Greenlights Pilot to Share Patient Data with Pharmacists
Some pharmacists will be given access to discharge info in effort to help them create care plans that help curb readmission

Dec 11, 2017 | Physicians, Patients Define High-value Care Differently
Physicians & patients did largely agree on one point: it's the doctor's responsibility to discuss the cost of care w/patients

Dec 07, 2017 | Gaps in “Digital Literacy” Slowing Healthcare Transformation
25% of respondents considered their organization’s IT decision makers not digitally literate, while 22% were unsure

Dec 06, 2017 | Pharmacists: Embracing Technology to Better Deliver Care
Technological change is coming, ready or not

Dec 05, 2017 | Medication Errors for Admitted Patients Drop When Pharmacy Staff Take Drug Histories in ER
Injuries resulting from medication use are among the most common types of inpatient injuries at U.S. hospitals

Dec 04, 2017 | Lack of Communication Puts Older Adults at Risk of Clashes Between Their Medicines
Many haven't talked to their doctors, pharmacists or nurses about drug interactions