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November/December 2015
Date Posted: Wednesday, December 2, 2015

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November/December 2015

Issue #39

PQA's Mission
To improve the quality of medication management and use across healthcare settings with the goal of improving patients' health through a collaborative process to develop and implement performance measures and recognize examples of exceptional pharmacy quality.

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PQA's Annual Meeting

 May 18 - 20, 2016

Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel in Arlington, VA

Member Comment Period and Vote Scheduled for New Measure: Adherence to Long-acting Inhaled Bronchodilator Agents in COPD Patients

The PQA membership has the opportunity to vote to endorse a new PQA measure, Adherence to Long-acting Inhaled Bronchodilator Agents in COPD Patients.  more

PQA's EPIQ Program Receives the Duncan Neuhauser Award from AHI

Hannah Fish (PQA), Terri Warholak (University of Arizona), and Sam Stolpe (PQA) accept the Duncan Neuhauser Award during the Academy for Healthcare Improvement Conference held in Alexandria, VA on October 29, 2015. This award recognizes PQA's EPIQ program for its curricular innovation in healthcare quality and improvement.

PQA Accepting Quality Improvement Abstracts for Poster Session

The Academic Affairs Committee of the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) invites individuals from Schools and Colleges of Pharmacy to submit quality improvement (QI) poster abstracts for the Annual Meeting which will be held on May 18 - 20, 2016 in Arlington, VA.   more

PQA Measure Development Update:  November 2015

PQA Measure Development Teams, Panels, and Task Forces meet by teleconference to meet their specific objectives.  A summary of the activities and discussion is provided bi-monthly in the Measure Development Update.  more

PQA Welcomes New Members
ArroHealth, Biogen, and Clinical Support Services  

Happy Holidays and a Joyous New Year,

                 Laura Cranston & the PQA Team

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