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17 May

PQS Publishes Inaugural Industry Trend Report in Pharmacy Quality

Pharmacy Quality Solutions (PQS) has published and now made available online its inaugural Industry Trend Report in Pharmacy Quality. This document examines trends in perceptions, performance, approaches and considerations as it relates to pharmacist-provided services and value-based performance programs across both payers and pharmacy providers. Data was compiled from a series of surveys, and results were charted and graphed in a 34-page report covering three sections: "Consumer Perceptions," "Pharmacy Readiness For Outcomes-Based Measurement," and "Payer Challenges and Opportunities with Performance Improvement." Expect Part 2 this Fall which will contain data driven insights and performance trends. PQS debuted the report Friday morning May 17th,...

14 May

PQS Scheduled to Present at the 2019 PQA Annual Meeting

Join Pharmacy Quality Solutions for multiple sessions at the 2019 Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) Annual Meeting in Baltimore, MD May 15-17, 2019. PQS Chief Executive Officer Jeff Newell, RPh will be co-presenting with William Grambley, MBA, Chief Operating Officer of AllazoHealth on "Optimizing Performance-based Pharmacy Reimbursement" on Thursday May 16, 2019. PQS will also present Friday morning May 17, 2019 during Innovation Theaters "EQuIPP™ Analytics: An Innovative Platform for Quality Measure Performance Management." EQuIPP™ Analytics is an interactive tool that converts data into meaningful, actionable insights. With customization of performance data comparisons, reporting is tailored to meet organization-specific priorities. Join the PQS team...

24 Apr

PQS CEO Jeff Newell to Talk on “The Future of Point of Care” at MM&M Transforming Healthcare 2019

Pharmacy Quality Solutions CEO Jeff Newell will speak alongside Nate Lucht, CEO of Rx EDGE Media Network on The Future of Point of Care on May 8, 2019 at Medical Marketing & Media (MM&M) Transforming Healthcare 2019 in New York, NY. This daylong event will feature talks from multiple healthcare industry leaders at the Edison Ballroom in New York. We hope to see you there. The full press release is available via RX Edge. Further details about the conference can be found at MM&M's Transforming Healthcare website....

4 Apr

PQS Summarizes CMS Calendar Year 2020 Final Call Letter

PQS has summarized the Calendar Year 2020 Final Call Letter as it pertains to pharmacy and medication-related updates and how the proposed changes may have been finalized, confirmed, or changed. The original Final Call Letter can be found here. This is a follow-up regulatory report to the Draft Call Letter summary PQS produced on February 6, 2019. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released the Announcement of Calendar Year (CY) 2020 Medicare Advantage Capitation Rates and Medicare Advantage and Part D Payment Policies and Final Call Letter on April 1, 2019. This letter explains confirmed elements to measures in 2020 as...