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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

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

Industry News

Aug 05, 2014 | Paramedicine Program Shrinks Readmissions, ED Use
Medication reconciliation often requires extra counseling

Jul 24, 2014 | NQF to Study Socio-Demographic Factors in 30-Day Readmissions
The trial will consider such factors as income, education, race and primary language.

Jul 22, 2014 | Medical Errors Third Leading Cause of Death, Senators Told
"We need better data"

Jul 18, 2014 | Better Medication Adherence in Kids Requires Help from Doctors, Pharmacists & Families
One in six parents used a non-standard instrument, like a kitchen spoon, to dose out medications

Jul 17, 2014 | Generic Pill Size and Shape Could Determine Whether the Patient Will Adhere to Medication Regimen
Medications are essential to the treatment of cardiovascular disease

Jul 15, 2014 | Behind the Window: What Pharmacists Do
Pharmacists aren't just vendors who hand you your pills from behind the counter

Jul 01, 2014 | New “Medical Neighborhoods” Could Provide Better Care
The "medical neighborhoods" are highly coordinated networks of hospitals, pharmacies, primary-care physicians and specialists

Jun 30, 2014 | The Pharmacist’s New Role as Part of an Interdisciplinary Care Team
The pharmacy profession has shifted focus, with roles going far beyond a pharmacist's traditional responsibilities