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14 Jan

Download the free EQuIPP™ Need to Know Brochure

If you need a quick EQuIPP™ refresher for 2019 or a team guide to learn more about EQuIPP™, PQS has made its Need to Know brochure available for download in PDF format. This guide touches on: What is EQuIPP™? Performance measures Pharmacy scores Patient outliers Improving patient outliers EQuIPP™ measurement periods EQuIPP™ Support There is also a review of a typical EQuIPP™ refresh timeline. Please download the EQuIPP™ Need to Know Brochure today and look for more educational EQuIPP™ handouts and publications in 2019. [maxbutton id="1"]...

24 Oct

PQS to Present “Value Based Pharmacy: Challenges and Opportunities“ at Canadian Foundation of Pharmacy’s 2018 Forum

Pharmacy Quality Solutions Senior Vice President of Strategy Elliott Sogol, PhD, RPh, FAPhA will present “Value Based Pharmacy: Challenges and Opportunities“ at the Canadian Foundation of Pharmacy’s "Making the Value Connection" 2018 Pharmacy Forum in Toronto, ON Thursday, October 25, 2018. Sogol will be speaking at the BMO Institute of Learning during the lunch session of the pharmacy forum about quality performance measures. We hope to see you there. Further details can be found at the Canadian Foundation of Pharmacy’s website. ...

17 Oct

Pharmacy Quality Solutions Expands to Canadian Retail Pharmacy

PQS to work with Canada’s largest retail pharmacy network to help with patient-centered pharmacy quality initiatives Durham, North Carolina, October 17, 2018 — Pharmacy Quality Solutions (PQS) today announced it will work with Loblaw Companies Limited, one of Canada’s largest retail pharmacy networks with Shoppers Drug Mart and Loblaw Pharmacy locations, to integrate the EQuIPP™ information management platform to facilitate pharmacy quality initiatives. PQS will provide pharmacy quality measurements and performance data within EQuIPP™, for the entire organization to help improve patient quality care pursuant to the Green Shield Canada (GSC) Value-Based Pharmacy Initiative. Through the agreement, PQS will track GSC defined...

16 Oct

PQS Highlights Key Trends from 2019 Medicare Part C and D Star Ratings

As partners for improving quality, PQS has provided key highlights from the 2019 Part C & D Star Rating Technical Notes that impact pharmacy-based quality measures. The complete version of the Technical Notes can be found here. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released the Medicare 2019 Part C & D Star Rating Technical Notes on October 10th. This update documents the trends and high-level summary of performance associated with key Part D measures. The 2019 Star Ratings for Medicare Part C & D plans are displayed on the Medicare Plan Finder found at www.medicare.gov. As of October 15th, Medicare beneficiaries...