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29 Jun

PQA Announces Specialty Core Measure Set

Alexandria, VA (September 18, 2017) - With an increasing focus on the use of specialty medications, the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) released its Specialty Core Measure Set to assess adherence and persistence for several important specialty therapies. This set of three PQA-endorsed measures includes: Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C: Completion of Therapy; Adherence to Antiretroviral Medications; and Adherence to Non-Infused Disease Modifying Agents used to Treat Multiple Sclerosis. Additionally, PQA's draft measure, Adherence to Non-Infused Biologic Medications Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis, is in the testing phase and is anticipated to be added to the Specialty Core Measure Set in early 2018 (pending PQA...

29 Jun

PQS Names Jeff Newell New Chief Executive Officer

Durham, N.C. (May 8, 2017) – The Pharmacy Quality Solutions (PQS) Board of Directors announced on Monday that it has unanimously selected Jeff Newell to lead the organization as its next CEO, effective May 15, 2017. Newell brings to PQS a strong track record of leadership and quality improvement to drive better patient outcomes within multiple healthcare settings, including community pharmacy, long-term care and within a quality improvement organization. In his new role, Newell will be responsible for the organization’s growth strategy and deployment of resources to achieve PQS’s goals. “The board is pleased to appoint a leader with such deep industry...

29 Jun

Mirixa Corporation and Pharmacy Quality Solutions (PQS) Announce Partnership

May 2, 2017- RESTON, Va. and DURHAM, N.C., May 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Mirixa Corporation, a leading healthcare technology and services company offering Medication Therapy Management (MTM), adherence, and other pharmacist-delivered patient care services, and Pharmacy Quality Solutions (PQS) today announced a partnership to integrate MTM and other patient care opportunity information into PQS's EQuIPP platform. PQS' performance information management platform, EQuIPP, provides unbiased, benchmarked performance data to both health plans and community pharmacy organizations. By bringing a level of standardization to the measurement of the quality of medication use, and making this information accessible and easy to understand, EQuIPP facilitates an...

29 Jun

Arete Pharmacy Network and Pharmacy Quality Solutions Strengthen Strategic Partnership

March 22, 2017-PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arete Pharmacy Network, LLC, the largest independent Pharmacy Services Administrative Organization (PSAO), has renewed and extended its strategic partnership with Pharmacy Quality Solutions (PQS)—reflecting the strength of a long-standing relationship between the two organizations. Through this partnership, member pharmacies are granted direct and seamless access to the EQuIPP platform from Arete Pharmacy Network’s Quality Center, a web-based toolkit for quality performance. Read More...