People with common chronic diseases may be more likely to take their medication regularly when they’re treated at a patient-centered practice known as a medical home, according to a new U.S. study.
Meeting non-medical needs is important too
Aligning Rx with DNA – Serving One Resident at a Time
Balancing the needs of the people who rely on the health system with the demands of a changing health care industry is an ever-present challenge. Insights from a new White Paper demonstrate how Boards and their management can drive improvement based on metrics that advance the safety, quality and experience of care.
When pharmacists track meds, collaborate with docs, everybody wins.
In a recent Health Affairs blog, Glenn Steele, co-chair of the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network Population-Based Payment Work Group, describes how an essential shift is needed in how providers, payers, and purchasers treat health data. Instead of viewing data as proprietary, the blog describes how data should be considered a public good, and outlines ways the sharing of data can support APMs.
Honoring individuals, practice groups and private and public partnerships for advancing the medication use process, the APhA Foundation 2016 Pinnacle Awards honorees includes the HRSA’s Patient Safety and Clinical Pharmacy Services Collaborative.
Non-profit organizations across the country were awarded grants to help fight prescription drug misuse by improving their communities’ medication disposal programs.
The Role of the Clinical Pharmacist in Achieving Clinical and Quality Outcomes in Diabetes Management
Medication therapy management is a key component of ensuring good outcomes in diabetes care.
Adding Medication Purpose to Prescription Drug Labels Improves Patient Safety