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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

Mar 04, 2014 | Who’s In Charge Here?
Fundamental Communication Skills Play an Integral Role in Medication Adherence

Mar 03, 2014 | Retail Medicine Syncs with High-Deductible Health Plans
The average diabetic will see their pharmacist perhaps 30 times a year and they will see their doctor three times a year.

Feb 28, 2014 | U.S. Lags Behind in Healthcare Innovation, Sebelius Says
“We live in a 21st century world with a 20th century delivery system."

Feb 27, 2014 | How Can HCPs Improve Patient Motivation to Adhere?
Lack of patient motivation is a major barrier to adherence

Feb 25, 2014 | Pharmacists Key to Improving Medication Reconciliation
Medication list errors decreased when pharmacists completed medication reconciliation

Feb 21, 2014 | Dangers of Not Taking Prescription Medicine Properly
Poor medication adherence takes the lives of 125,000 Americans annually & costs the health care system nearly $300 billion/year

Feb 20, 2014 | Will Healthcare Clear the Engagement Hurdle?
“Walk the walk” of being patient centric

Feb 18, 2014 | Capturing Medication Discrepancies With Post-Discharge Phone Calls
Numerous studies demonstrate pharmacists can play a critical role in identifying & reconciling meds to minimize discrepancies