CAMP HILL, Pa. — 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 to make an even greater difference in the health and wellbeing of their customers and succeed in today’s healthcare environment.”
The platform allows pharmacists to see data on patient adherence and appropriate medication, as well as compare their performance against benchmarks and look for ways to improve their Star Ratings and outcomes
“We are excited to see Rite Aid provide their pharmacists with EQuIPP access as part of the Company’s continued focus on improving patient outcomes,” PQS VP professional relations Elliott Sogol said. “With an increased value being placed on quality outcomes, having easy access to transparent and accurate performance data is key and will help support Rite Aid’s efforts towards best-in-class quality performance.”
In addition to using EQuIPP, Rite Aid said it has in place various programs aimed at boosting adherence, including medication therapy management and its medication synchronization service One Trip Refill, as well as a compliance monitoring tools and automated courtesy refills.