Involving Pharmacists in Care Decisions May Reduce Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

For years, healthcare industry leaders have discussed the benefits of physicians, nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals collaborating to better serve patients and reduce costs. By working together, the thinking goes, they offer patients more comprehensive care, keep them out of hospitals and reduce their reliance on expensive medications and treatments. Still, it’s not always as easy to implement programs in practice as it seems like it would be on paper.