Provider, pharmacist collaborations increase patient check-ins

A model that incorporated a pharmacist into a patient’s office visit increased the mean number of daily check-ins for new patient appointments and all visit-type appointments, according to a retrospective analysis.“Implementing this collaborative model between pharmacists and physicians in the outpatient setting has the potential to increase the provider’s availability,” M. Thomas Bateman Jr, PharmD, clinical assistant professor of pharmacy practice and administration at Rutgers’ Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, told Healio Primary Care. “While our goal wasRead More

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