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PQS Congratulates 2021 Healthcare Quality Innovation Challenge Winners and Finalists

  Pharmacy Quality Solutions, Inc., (PQS) congratulates the University of Southern California (USC) for winning the fourth annual Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) Healthcare Quality Innovation Challenge (HQIC). The award was announced during the online PQA Annual Meeting on May 13, 2021.  PQS has been the proud sponsor for the HQIC event for four years. The HQIC is an event open to students in colleges across the country interested in creating technology-driven solutions...

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Quality Corner Show Interviews PQA CEO Micah Cost on the Future of Medication Quality Measurement

PQS Senior Manager of Pharmacy Accounts, Nick Dorich, PharmD interviews Pharmacy Quality Alliance CEO Micah Cost about the future of medication quality measurement and his vision for PQA going forward. This episode coincides with the 2021 PQA Annual Meeting May 11 – 13, 2021. Cost talks about championing medication use quality and increasing the visibility of PQA in the healthcare industry. He also mentions future measure concepts covering the likes of...

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Quality Corner Show Interviews Laura Cranston, CEO Emeritus, Pharmacy Quality Alliance

PQS Senior Manager of Pharmacy Accounts, Nick Dorich, PharmD interviews Laura Cranston, CEO Emeritus, Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) about her 15 years of service with the organization, and the importance of medication quality use. During this interview, Cranston also talks about social determinants of health, the importance of pharmacists being involved with measure evaluation and for shifting from fee for service to value-based payment. Listen to the full episode in the...

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Quality Corner Show Discusses Quality Measure Development with PQA VP Lisa Hines

PQS Senior Manager of Pharmacy Accounts, Nick Dorich, PharmD interviews Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) Vice President, Performance Measurement Lisa Hines, PharmD to find out how PQA develops quality measures. Hines also explains what are quality measures, who they are made for and why they are important. Recent updates to PQA's measure development process (version 4.0) are also reviewed during the podcast and Hines elaborates on what has been streamlined in 2020....

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