PQS News

24 May

PQS Congratulates 2019 Healthcare Quality Innovation Challenge Winners and Finalists

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Pharmacy Quality Solutions, Inc., (PQS) congratulates the University of Kentucky Pharmacy School team for winning first place in the second annual Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) Healthcare Quality Innovation Challenge (HQIC). This award presentation took place during the PQA19 Annual Meeting May 15-17, 2019. The HQIC is an event open to pharmacy schools across the country interested in leveraging technology to create a solution to improve healthcare quality with a focus on measurement. The pharmacy teams that participate can collaborate on new and improved ways to advance quality measures in specific areas. This year's topics included optimizing polypharmacy, improving primary medication non-adherence,...

20 May

PQS Senior VP Elliott Sogol to Present at Canadian 2019 Pharmacy Expo

Elliott Sogol, PhD, RPh, FAPhA, Senior VP - Strategy at Pharmacy Quality Solutions will be speaking about value-based pharmacy and performance management at the Canadian pharmacy industry event, the 2019 Pharmacy Expo in Toronto, ON on Thursday May 23, 2019. The Pharmacy Expo is a Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada event running from May 21-23, 2019. Sogol will present during session #3 that Thursday at 9:30 a.m. on "Who Benefits with Value-based Pharmacy Programs: Pharmacy, Patient, Payer Perspective." Brief Synopsis from Agenda: Thursday May 23, 2019 9:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. SESSION #3: Who Benefits with Value-based Pharmacy Programs: Pharmacy, Patient, Payer Perspective The session...

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...