Pharmacy Times May 11, 2021
Further integration with care teams and using data to demonstrate the value of pharmacists will be essential to maintaining the momentum created by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Developing consensus-based quality measures and integrating pharmacists into care teams will be increasingly important for pharmacists in the coming decade, said a panel of experts during a town hall discussion at the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) 2021 Annual Meeting.
PQA CEO Micah Cost, PharmD, MS, spoke with PQA founders Mark McClellan, MD, PhD, and Larry Kocot, JD, about the past 15 years of the alliance and what they predict for the future. Cost said PQA was formed around the idea that pharmacists have a direct influence on value-based care through their connections with patients...