PQS News

29 Jun

IEHP Wins Excellence Award for its Pharmacy Pay for Performance Program

March 2, 2016-Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) received the Excellence Award from the Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI) for its Pharmacy Pay for Performance (P4P) Program that leverages IEHP network pharmacies to offer clinical education to its members. “IEHP proudly accepts this award,” said Dr. Bradley Gilbert, IEHP chief executive officer. “This is aculmination of years of teamwork with Pharmacy Quality Assurance, Pharmacy Quality Solutions and especially our network pharmacies that helped us improve both the quality of care and the health of our members through clinical consultations.” Read more...

29 Jun

Rite Aid brings EQuIPP™ Platform to all its Pharmacies

December 16, 2015-Rite Aid on Wednesday announced that all of the company’s pharmacists in its almost 4,600 stores have started using Pharmacy Quality Solutions’ EQuIPP platform to access performance data and metrics. Rite Aid is the largest chain to use EQuIPP for its pharmacists. “Value-based healthcare is here to stay and that’s why it’s important for Rite Aid to provide our pharmacists with the resources and tools they need to deliver improved health outcomes for their patients,” Rite Aid EVP pharmacy Jocelyn Konrad said. “Our pharmacists are committed to providing excellent care to their customers, and with EQuIPP, we’re empowering them...

29 Jun

Health Mart encourages members to become ‘better than better’

July 8, 2015- Utilizing EQuIPP™ to drive performance improvements, Health Mart strives to engage pharmacies to perform within the top 20% of one or more CMS Medicare Part D Star Ratings measures. “That’s the major thing that the EQuIPP results have given us. It has given us facts to prove it: we can look at those relationships that alter behaviors and improve adherence. That’s meaningful,” Tony Willoughby, Health Mart’s Chief pharmacist said. Read more from the interview with Steve Courtman, Health Mart president and Tony Willoughby Read more....