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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

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