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PQA Press Releases


03/12/2018 - PQA Builds its Senior Leadership, Research and Performance Measurement Teams to Align with New Three-Year Strategic Plan

02/28/2018 - Pharmacy Quality Alliance, VUCA Health, and Liberty Software Form Research Partnership to Improve Primary Medication Nonadherence


 11/27/2017 - PQA Approves New Strategic Plan, Broadening Focus on Measure Implementation, Development, and Research

PQA Appoints 2018-2019 Board and Executive Committee

09/18/2017 - PQA Announces Specialty Core Measure Set

08/16/2017 - Second Class of Students Announced for PQA-CVS Health Foundation Scholars Program

07/10/2017 - PQA Promotes from Within as it Continues to Build Out its Team

05/30/2017 - PQA Expands Team to Focus on Measure Testing, Implementation, and Member Engagement 

05/23/2017 - Students Successfully Complete Inaugural PQA-CVS Health Foundation Scholars Program

05/22/2017 - PQA Endorses Three New Performance Measures to Address Completion of Therapies to Treat Hepatitis C and Use of Multiple Anticholinergic or CNS-Active Medications in Older Adults

05/18/2017 - PQA Recognizes Eight Medicare Plan Contracts for Excellence and Signficant Improvements in Medication Safety Based on CMS' Medicare Star Ratings

05/10/2017 - PQA Receives NQF Endorsement of Three Performance Measures to Address Opioid Misuse/Abuse

05/08/2017 - PQS Names Jeff Newell New Chief Executive Officer

01/16/2017 - PQA Endorses Two New Performance Measures to Address Opioid Misuse and Adherence to Therapies to Treat Multiple Sclerosis 


08/23/2016 - Students Announced for Inaugural PQA-CVS Health Foundation Scholars Program

07/12/2016 - 
PQA Measure of Use of Opioids at High Dosage in Persons Without Cancer Included in Medicaid Adult Core Set of Measures for 2016

07/12/2016 - PQA Expands its Team to Focus on Quality Strategies, Education & Communications

05/19/2016 - New PQA Quality Improvement Indicators Approved

05/19/2016 - Pharmacy Quality Alliance Recognizes Six Medicare Plan Contracts for Excellence and Significant Improvement in Medication Safety Based on CMS’ Medicare Star Ratings

05/10/2016 - PQA Receives NQF Endorsement of Statin Use in Persons with Diabetes Measure

04/18/2016 - PQA-CVS Health Foundation Scholars Program

03/01/2016 - PQA Appoints Three New Board Members to it's Multi-Stakeholder Alliance for 2016


12/14/2015 - Call for Abstracts for PQA’s Inaugural Poster Session at PQA Annual Meeting

10/07/2015 - 
PQA, Top Pharmacy Associations to Cohost a Quality Ratings Workshop for Community

10/06/2015 - Pharmacy Quality Alliance Partners with VoicePort and Scientific Technologies Corporation to Launce Immunization Project

08/31/2015 - Pharmacy Quality Alliance Launches Effort to Examine How Patient Characteristics Affect Performance Measures

08/26/2015 - Pharmacy Quality Alliance's EPIQ Program Selected as AHI 2015 Duncan Neuhauser Award Winner

07/16/2015 - PQA Expands Staff to Continue Focus on Member-based Vision

05/18/2015 - PQA Endorses New Performance Measures to Address Opioid Misuse/Abuse

05/12/2015 - PQA Recognizes Five Medicare Plans for Excellence and Significant Improvement in Medication Safety Based on CMS' Star Ratings

03/29/2015 - PQA Announces Partnerships for Measure Testing with Highmark and UnitedHealthcare

03/25/2015 - PQA Expands Performance Measurement Team to Continue Driving Development, Research & Testing of Measures

03/10/2015 - Pharmacy Quality Alliance's Performance Measure to be Used by Washington State and the Washington Health Alliance in Core Measure Starter Set

01/20/2015 - PQA Announces Three Key Staff Promotions

01/20/2015 - PQA and AJPB Forge New Partnership in 2015

01/12/2015 - PQA Retires Performance Measure


11/21/2014 - PQA Endorses New Performance Measure and Receives NQF Endorsement on Two Additional Measures

08/13/2014 - PQA Launches EPIQ (Educating Pharmacists In Quality)

08/06/2014 - Community Pharmacist Intervention Boosts Drug Adherence, Reduces Health Costs, Pitt Study Says

07/11/2014 - Pharmacy Quality Alliance Announces Two Key Staff Promotions and Appointment of Executive Fellow

07/11/2014 - PQA Announces Launch of New Adult Immunization Task Force

05/27/2014 - PQA Applauds the Measure Alignment in Quality Ratings System (QRS) for Insurance Marketplace Health Plans


05/28/2013 - PQA Recognizes Three Medicare Plans for Excellence in Medication Safety Based on CMS' Star Ratings

03/20/2013 - PQA Expands Leadership Team to Focus on Performance Measurement & Building Strategic Alliances

03/19/2013 - PQA and CECity Launch Joint Venture to Deliver First National Pharmacy Quality Measurement, Benchmarking and Reporting Platform for Pharmacies and Health Plans

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