This could be the year. Movement again is occurring in Congress on legislation that would confer professional provider status on pharmacists serving millions of older Americans in many parts of the country.
How to engage patients waiting to be seen by a doctor at a doctor’s office or hospital has been an age-old problem. Ez WaitingRoom provides a clear-cut answer, and how drug store retailers fit into the equation.
Cardinal Health Pharmacy Network stores — part of a larger group of more than 25,000 chain and independent stores supplied by the wholesale distribution and health services giant — have shown repeatedly that they can compete successfully against national chains on their own turf.
Genoa’s integrated care model — which centers on pharmacies on-site at community mental health centers — has payers showing interest in the adherence boost exhibited by patients served by Genoa pharmacies.
Sam’s Club has made itself a leader in value-added health services through its sponsorship of in-store health fairs with free screenings for diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, vision and hearing, provided by locally contracted health professionals.