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Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/14/11 PQA PQA Measures for Community Pharmacy – Realistic Targets or Pie in the Sky? Mackenzie Bear Kayla Giang Natasha Gorely Trina Huynh
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9/14/11 Current Issues ² Quality of care is tightly linked to access to care. ² Cost control through method of payment : Managed care, ² Average gap of 12.1% exists between top-performing plans and the system in its entirety. Ø 16,800-39,900 avoidable deaths per year Ø 45 million sick days per year Ø $7.4 billion in lost productivity per year Ø Costs of health care continue to be high, total of spending $2 trillion in 2006 ² Health care in U.S. is focused more on controlling costs rather than offering best care. ² How do PQA measures for community pharmacy play a
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9/14/11 What is PQA & PQA Measures? Ø PQA = Pharmacy Quality Alliance Ø A membership-based, alliance of nearly 60 organizations formed in April 2006 Ø Identify appropriate quality metrics in the medication use and medication therapy management. Ø
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