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PQA appoints 2023 board, executive committee

PQA appoints 2023 board, executive committee

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) Board of Directors approved its 2023 Executive Committee and appointed six new members to the 25-member board during its 2022 fourth quarter meeting. The appointments are effective January 1. “PQA is guided by our dynamic and visionary Board of Directors,” Micah Cost, PQA’s Chief Executive Officer and

PQA endorses one and retires four performance measures

PQA endorses one and retires four performance measures

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA), through a majority vote of its members, has endorsed one new health plan performance measure, retired three health plan performance measures, and retired one nursing home performance measure. The newly endorsed measure, Proportion of Days Covered: Composite (PDC-CMP), evaluates the composite percentage of individuals 18 years of age and older

National health care leaders team with PQA to evaluate the impact of pharmacist-provided care

National health care leaders team with PQA to evaluate the impact of pharmacist-provided care

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – on medication use, health and economic outcomes in patients with diabetes. The project brought together national leaders in pharmacy, care delivery, medications, and health plan administration to demonstrate the value of collaboration between pharmacists and healthcare payers in the delivery of patient-centered care. The organizations assessed the impact of Walgreens’ pharmacist-provided care

PQA and Patient Advocate Foundation to develop a patient-centered SDOH research agenda

PQA and Patient Advocate Foundation to develop a patient-centered SDOH research agenda

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) and the Patient Advocate Foundation’s (PAF) Patient Insight Institute will convene patient and pharmacy stakeholders to develop a patient-centered outcomes research agenda to improve social determinants of health (SDOH) screenings and interventions in pharmacy settings. As the most accessible health care providers, pharmacists are uniquely positioned to

University of Southern California team wins PQA’s 2021 Healthcare Quality Innovation Challenge

University of Southern California team wins PQA’s 2021 Healthcare Quality Innovation Challenge

ALEXANDRIA, Va.  – The University of Southern California (USC) has won the fourth annual Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) Healthcare Quality Innovation Challenge (HQIC), a national collegiate competition where student teams present technology-enabled solutions to improve healthcare quality. USC was one of three finalists to present a solution to a panel of judges. The winning solution

National health care leaders collaborate with PQA on diabetes project

National health care leaders collaborate with PQA on diabetes project

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Humana, Pfizer  and Walgreens are collaborating with the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) to evaluate the impact of pharmacist-provided care on medication use, health and economic outcomes in patients with diabetes. The project brings together national leaders in pharmacy, care delivery, medications, and health plan administration to demonstrate the value of collaboration between

PQA presents Quality Awards to 24 Medicare plan contracts

PQA presents Quality Awards to 24 Medicare plan contracts

ALEXANDRIA, Va.  – The Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) has recognized 24 Medicare plan contracts with a quality award for high achievement or significant improvement in PQA measures of medication safety and appropriate use. The awards are based on published CMS Medicare Part D Star Ratings. PQA provides two awards, an Excellence in Quality Award and a Quality Improvement

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