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Albertsons Cos. chooses EQuIPP for Rx performance reporting, tracking

Albertsons Cos. chooses EQuIPP for Rx performance reporting, tracking

BOISE — Albertsons Cos. has selected EQuIPP Analytics from Pharmacy Quality Solutions (PQS) for  enhanced reporting and tracking capabilities related to pharmacy performance measures. EQuIPP will allow Albertsons Cos. pharmacies to identify key improvement opportunities and drive strategic quality performance measures using dynamic visualizations and intuitive dashboards. “EQuIPP Analytics reduces the amount of time organizations

PQA appoints new board members

PQA appoints new board members

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) has named new members to its board of directors and approved its 2018 executive committee. Mary Ann Kliethermes, vice chair of ambulatory care and professor at the Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy, will serve as PQA’s chairman for 2018. She succeeds Peter Wickersham, president of government

Transition to value-based care will proceed

Transition to value-based care will proceed

As the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) gears up for 2017, the outlook we envision consists of measuring what matters to patients, providers, plans and pharmacies. PQA has a rather unique role in the marketplace as a measure developer, and since our process is very inclusive and participatory, we have experienced a strong growth in our

Ateb tests med sync quality indicators for PQA

Ateb tests med sync quality indicators for PQA

RALEIGH, N.C. — Patient care solution provider Ateb Inc. helped test four medication synchronization quality improvement indicators (QIIs) on behalf of the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA). Ateb said Tuesday that it was one of two organizations chosen to test the new QIIs, which will enable pharmacists to boost patient engagement by aligning medication refills to

PQA, CVS Health Foundation team on scholarship program

PQA, CVS Health Foundation team on scholarship program

SPRINGFIELD, Va. — The Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) has partnered with the CVS Health Foundation on a new scholarship program to support medication use quality. Called the PQA-CVS Health Foundation Scholars Program, the scholarship recognizes student excellence in projects focusing on quality-related initiatives. The program also aims to promote and improve education for quality measures

Rite Aid deploys EQuIPP Rx performance platform chainwide

Rite Aid deploys EQuIPP Rx performance platform chainwide

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Pharmacists in Rite Aid Corp.’s nearly 4,600 drug stores are now using the EQuIPP pharmacy performance measurement platform from Pharmacy Quality Solutions (PQS). Rite Aid said Wednesday that it’s the largest drug chain to enable EQuIPP access to all of its pharmacists. The information management tool provides access to performance data

Workshop to explore quality ratings in Rx

The Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) will co-host a one-day pharmacy quality ratings workshop with the American Pharmacists Association, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, the National Community Pharmacists Association and the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations. The program will be held at the Westin Hotel in Old Town Alexandria, Va., on November 9.

Some primer on pharmacy quality ratings

Some primer on pharmacy quality ratings

Next month, the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) will co-host a one-day pharmacy quality ratings workshop with the American Pharmacists Association, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, the National Community Pharmacists Association and the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations. The workshop will consist of sessions led by expert frontline pharmacists, health plan quality specialists,