The Out in Front Blog

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Role of the Pharmacist eLearning series: The Changing Model of Care
This eLearning series addresses the changing healthcare environment, the importance of technology as a tool to achieve improved care and efficiency, and the opportunities for pharmacists to play new strategic roles.
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Role of the Pharmacist eLearning series, Part 3: What’s Missing in the Current Healthcare Ecosystem?
This eLearning series, which we will release over six weeks, addresses the changing healthcare environment, the importance of technology as a tool to achieve improved care and efficiency, and the opportunities for pharmacists to play new strategic roles.
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Role of the Pharmacist eLearning series, Part 2: Just How Big are the Gaps?
In the long-standing traditional model of healthcare, providers and payers act in silos, without communicating with the patient or with each other. To provide more efficient, effective patient care, our system must change. In this second part of our ...
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NEW! eLearning Series: The Emerging Role of the Pharmacist in the Healthcare Ecosystem
NEW! eLearning Series from Parata Systems about the changing role of pharmacists.
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Parata CEO Tom Rhoads to Speak at World Congress Summit
We’re excited to announce that our very own CEO Tom Rhoads will be speaking at the 2nd Annual World Congress Summit to Improve Adherence and Enhance Patient Engagement. He’ll join Jon Easter of GlaxoSmithKline and Troy Trygstadt of Community Care ...
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How Does the Affordable Care Act Impact Independent Pharmacists?
It’s no secret that health care reform and the Affordable Care Act are changing the game for all the players on the healthcare team — including pharmacists. As we look for ways to support patient wellness and combat our climbing ...
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CVS Tobacco Ban a Sign of the Times?
CVS Caremark announced yesterday that they will stop selling tobacco products in their stores. This change, effective October 1, 2014, will affect all 7,400 CVS Caremark stores across the United States, representing about $1.5 billion worth of sales in ...
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5 Steps for Pharmacists to Secure a Spot on the New Healthcare Team
For years, America’s healthcare costs have continued to climb, but we’re not getting any healthier. Patient outcomes continue to decline. Healthcare reform aims to change all that with a triple aim: better care, healthy people and reduced costs.
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Not Your Parents’ Pharmacy Fill System: High-Tech, High-Touch
Big changes in pharmacy technology will affect the ways that pharmacists communicate with patients and health care providers.<br /> Meet Dave. He has hypertension. His doctor monitors his adherence with information transmitted by an ingestible sensor in his medication.
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Parata’s Innovation Summit Brings Together Pharmacists and Healthcare Leaders
We’re excited to announce that our first Innovation Summit was a success! This two-day summit was created as an idea exchange on the role of pharmacists in an evolving value-driven healthcare system. The event brought together a broad cross-section of ...
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