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Five For Friday, July 1: Celebrating Success in Advancing Medication Use Quality

At PQA, our research develops evidence to support meaningful quality measures, demonstrates the value of medications and pharmacist-provided care, and fosters collaboration within the healthcare system to address social determinants of health (SDOH) and improve medication access. 

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Five For Friday, June 17: Celebrating Success in Advancing Medication Use Quality

This past January, PQA published the first edition of the PQA Social Determinants of Health Resource Guide. The guide features 20 real-world SDOH services that are promising for improving the quality and safety of medication use.

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Five For Friday, June 3: Celebrating Success in Advancing Medication Use Quality

Pharmacists and pharmacy teams are an essential part of the health care delivery system. As pharmacies expand patient services, they need tools to demonstrate their value.

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Five For Friday, May 20: Celebrating Success in Advancing Medication Use Quality

In a new Population Health Management article, PQA’s Melissa Castora-Binkley, Lisa Hines and I explain how medication adherence quality measures are relevant and high-impact.

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Five For Friday, April 22: Celebrating Success in Advancing Medication Use Quality

We are less than two weeks away from the 2022 PQA Annual Meeting in Baltimore! I look forward to connecting with you in-person and discussing our shared goals to advance medication use quality.

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Five for Friday, March 25: Celebrating Success in Advancing Medication Use Quality

The early registration dealing for the  PQA Annual Meeting is April 4, and we are announcing new details on how to connect with innovators and emerging leaders in medication use quality. 

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Five for Friday, March 11: Celebrating Success in Advancing Medication Use Quality

The PQA Annual Meeting is in person, May 3-5, in Baltimore, Md.

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Five for Friday, February 25: Celebrating Success in Advancing Medication Use Quality

We are 10 weeks away from the 2022 PQA Annual Meeting. I am excited to get back together with each of you for our first in-person annual meeting since 2019.

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Five for Friday, February 11: Celebrating Success in Advancing Medication Use Quality

In December, PQA members endorsed a new composite pharmacy adherence measure that is a major step forward in our work to develop standard pharmacy performance measures focused on improving patient care.  

 

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Five for Friday, January 28: Celebrating Success in Advancing Medication Use Quality

The 2022 PQA Annual Meeting takes place May 3-5 in Baltimore. This will be our first in-person annual meeting in three years. It is our time to reconnect, learn, network and engage in our shared effort to advance healthcare quality.

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Five for Friday, January 14: Celebrating Success in Advancing Medication Use Quality

PQA published yesterday our first Social Determinants of Health Resource Guide. It is the first resource guide that catalogues pharmacist and pharmacy-centered SDOH services. It is designed to provide health care professionals with ideas and examples of SDOH services they can implement in many different settings and adapt to their communities’ specific needs.
The guide profiles 20 real-world SDOH services that are promising for improving the quality and safety of medication use and covers services that address at least one of seven SDOH barriers. Learn more about the guide below.
This week, we also are highlighting our members' work and insights on vaccine distribution, improving health equity and the 2021 Industry Trend Report in Pharmacy Quality. If you have work you'd like for us to spotlight in an upcoming Five For Friday, send us an email! 

 

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Five for Friday, December 10: Celebrating Success in Advancing Medication Use Quality

PQA members are currently voting on three measures up for endorsement and two up for retirement.

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Five for Friday, November 12: Celebrating Success in Advancing Medication Use Quality

PQA offers a variety of student and post-graduate programs, including experiential rotations, internships and fellowships. Each is focused on providing healthcare quality experience to diverse individuals from diverse disciplines.

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Five for Friday, October 15: Celebrating Success in Advancing Medication Use Quality

The fourth quarter every year is a busy time in PQA's measure development work. We're often nearing completion of new measures and planning for the next year, which includes creating or renewing development panels and finalizing the next edition of the PQA Measure Manual

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Five for Friday, October 29: Celebrating Success in Advancing Medication Use Quality

Collaboration is one of PQA's greatest attributes, and our measure development process is a prime example of how our diverse member  organizations reach consensus on evaluating medication use quality.

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Five for Friday, October 1: Celebrating Success in Advancing Medication Use Quality

The PQA Leadership Summit is just six weeks away! You don't want to miss this dynamic, hands-on meeting that will shape PQA's strategic plan for the next four years. Our first in-person meeting in two years, this is a prime opportunity to reconnect with your fellow quality leaders and build new relationships. 

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Five for Friday, September 17: Celebrating Success in Advancing Medication Use Quality

PQA has developed a new, 3-hour continuing education (CE) course, “Measuring Quality to Improve HIV Medication Use.” The course can be taken independently or as part of PQA’s 15-hour Medication Use Quality online CE and certificate program. 

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Five For Friday, September 3: Celebrating Success in Advancing Medication Use Quality

Research is a strategic growth priority for PQA. It has great potential to enhance and support quality improvement initiatives.

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Five For Friday, August 20: Celebrating Success in Advancing Medication Use Quality

This fall and into 2022, there are numerous opportunities for PQA members to participate in our measure development process. As a consensus-based and member-driven organization, this is the moment for you and your organization to inform and influence decisions on measures across the development and stewardship continuum. Read more about the opportunities below.

This week, we are highlighting the importance of technology in team-based care and two ways pharmacists are partnering with other providers and system stakeholders to improve care and outcomes. If you have work you'd like for us to spotlight in an upcoming Five For Friday, send us an email.

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Five For Friday, July 23: Celebrating Success in Advancing Medication Use Quality

PQA is developing standard pharmacy performance measures that would be appropriate for pharmacy accountability, once assessed against standard measure criteria and endorsed by PQA members. We have four measure concepts in development and one has already moved to testing.

We're also wrapping up a project with the Community Pharmacy Foundation (CPF) to build consensus on additional metrics that will promote sustained innovation in community pharmacy services. See the Pharmacy Today article below and attend our August 5 Quality Forum for insights from the CPF project. 

This week, we are sharing the ways our members continue to lead the pandemic fight, while addressing disparities and advancing team-based care. If you have work you'd like for us to spotlight, send us an email. We want to hear from you, and we want to share more stories like the ones below.



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