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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 29, 2019 | What Kind of Impact Can a “Meds to Beds” Program Have on Medication Adherence and Readmissions?
Almost 70% of adverse events post-discharge are medication related

May 29, 2019 | Hospitals Want Readmissions Program to Account for Social Determinants
The ability to afford prescribed medications is one of the issues patients face

May 20, 2019 | Prescription Opioid Volume Data Show Largest Single-Year Decline to Date
In 2018, 5.8 billion prescriptions were dispensed, an increase of 2.7% over the 2017

May 08, 2019 | Nurses Are Well-Positioned to Lead Innovation and Digital Transformation
"Every product and process that touches a patient goes through a nurse."

Apr 29, 2019 | FDA Launches Public Education Campaign to Encourage Safe Removal of Unused Opioid Pain Medicines
“Remove the Risk” to raise awareness about proper disposal of prescription opioids

Apr 25, 2019 | The Alabama Chapter of HIMSS Annual Spring Conference
Data and Security - Be Aware, Connect with Care

Apr 22, 2019 | Do You Value Your Patient as a Person?
Reframing the patient encounter by focusing on need can be a win-win-win

Apr 18, 2019 | PharmaPoint CEO, Mike Plaia, Discusses the State of the Industry
The goal for a value-based reimbursement model is simple: improve the quality of care while lowering the overall cost of care