PQS News

29 Jun

Rite Aid brings EQuIPP™ Platform to all its Pharmacies

December 16, 2015-Rite Aid on Wednesday announced that all of the company’s pharmacists in its almost 4,600 stores have started using Pharmacy Quality Solutions’ EQuIPP platform to access performance data and metrics. Rite Aid is the largest chain to use EQuIPP for its pharmacists. “Value-based healthcare is here to stay and that’s why it’s important for Rite Aid to provide our pharmacists with the resources and tools they need to deliver improved health outcomes for their patients,” Rite Aid EVP pharmacy Jocelyn Konrad said. “Our pharmacists are committed to providing excellent care to their customers, and with EQuIPP, we’re empowering them...

29 Jun

Health Mart encourages members to become ‘better than better’

July 8, 2015- Utilizing EQuIPP™ to drive performance improvements, Health Mart strives to engage pharmacies to perform within the top 20% of one or more CMS Medicare Part D Star Ratings measures. “That’s the major thing that the EQuIPP results have given us. It has given us facts to prove it: we can look at those relationships that alter behaviors and improve adherence. That’s meaningful,” Tony Willoughby, Health Mart’s Chief pharmacist said. Read more from the interview with Steve Courtman, Health Mart president and Tony Willoughby Read more....

26 Jun

Prime Therapeutics Selects EQuIPP™ as Platform for Collaboration with Community Pharmacies for Continuous Improvement of Quality

March 25th, 2015- Pharmacy Quality Solutions, Inc. (PQS) announces that it will work with Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) to support collaboration of prescription drug plans and community pharmacies for continuous improvement of medication-use quality. Starting in the second quarter of 2015, Prime will display quality measurement data for the Medicare and Medicaid plans that it serves to community pharmacies via PQS’ EQuIPP platform. This will assist pharmacies in their efforts to improve medication-related quality measures including those that that are involved in the Medicare Star Ratings. Read more....