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Matthew Pickering

PQA unveils new medication access framework

PQA unveils new medication access framework

ALEXANDRIA, Va.  – The Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) has developed a “Medication Access Framework for Quality Measurement” to address the social determinants of health that hinder patient medication access and contribute to poor health outcomes. The framework identifies seven key areas patients encounter while accessing medications and the structural, financial and personal barriers patients face within

PQA among groups working on new health care roundtable

PQA among groups working on new health care roundtable

ALEXANDRIA, Va.  – A national roundtable of 17 health care quality measurement experts, patient advocates, caregivers, and patients begins work today to create a rubric for assessing the patient centeredness of quality measure development and implementation. The rubric will provide guidance on best practices for ensuring patient perspectives are effectively represented in health care quality

PQA to partner with NHC and NQF on new initiative

PQA to partner with NHC and NQF on new initiative

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) has launched a collaborative initiative to create a rubric for assessing the patient-centeredness of quality measure development and implementation. PQA, in partnership with the National Quality Forum (NQF) and the National Health Council (NHC), will engage patients, measure developers, and other stakeholders to create the Patient-Centered Engagement Rubric for