One of America’s most intractable challenges is the staggering cost of health care. Policy-makers agree that Medicare and Medicaid — not to mention the nation’s frayed health system overall — can’t continue to sustain the costs of care. One vital but underutilized resource that could help break the cost cycle is the nation’s 56,000 community pharmacies — and the pharmacists who staff them. This special report offers a close-up look at the health contributions provided by pharmacy companies across the United States — and the additional solutions they could provide if pharmacists are made full members of an integrated, outcomes-driven health team.
Click below to download the complete PDF of the 2012 RxImpact report.