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Quality Corner

We’ve created a blog section on pharmacyquality.com for posts related to managing performance information and other general quality-related topics.  If you have common questions or suggested topics, we’d love to hear from you!  We hope you enjoy the topics and possibly even learn a thing or two about performance measurement, EQuIPPTM, or the broad topic of pharmacy quality.

 

Quality Corner Show Podcasts Currently Available for Continuing Education Credit

October is American Pharmacists Month and a great time to knock out some continuing education (CE) credit before the end of the year. PQS and TRC Healthcare have teamed up to offer six podcast episodes that qualify for CE credit. There are currently four episodes available. You can read the full Press Release here. To obtain CE credit, once you have listened to an episode, you can log into your Pharmacist’s Letter account and look...

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World Pharmacists Day 2021

The International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) has unveiled the theme for World Pharmacists Day on September 25, 2021: “Pharmacy: Always Trusted for Your Health.” Here in the United States, patients are understanding the expanded role that pharmacists provide.  Throughout the pandemic, pharmacists have been working on the front lines, providing patient vaccine education, screenings vaccinations, and other health recommendations. The COVID-19 Vaccination Federal Retail Pharmacy Partnership Program has shown that “as of...

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National Immunization Awareness Month: Tools and Resources

During National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) this August, encourage your patients to schedule appointments at the pharmacy to ensure they are up to date on annual and recommended vaccines. As a pharmacist, you are one the most trusted and accessible healthcare professionals in your community. Share NIAM info with patients and caregivers with the CDC’s toolkit: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/events/niam/parents/communication-toolkit.html Stay updated on pediatric guidelines as well with the Pediatric Healthcare Professionals Covid-19 Vaccination Toolkit.  This...

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Answering Your EQuIPP® Questions

PQS is pleased to have received some great questions from attendees during Q&A sessions of our recent EQuIPP® webinars.  In season 2 episode 32 of the Quality Corner podcast, PQS Senior Manager, Pharmacy Accounts, Nick Dorich, PharmD, answers a few of these questions as posed by PQS Communications Specialist David Simoneaux. As a cheat sheet to this podcast, we have transcribed the Q&A section of that episode below as a quick...

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