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JCCP Diagram
JCPP Pharmacists' Patient Care Process
Learn about the process

The Joint Commission of Pharmacy Practitioners (JCPP) Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process is a consistent process for patient care delivery that can be used by pharmacists in any practice setting and with any patient. It is a cornerstone of student pharmacist education and is becoming the go-to way pharmacists approach interactions with patients as they provide needed services.

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Expanding Patient Care Services
Download Questions to Consider

APhA’s “Questions to Consider When Expanding Pharmacy-based Patient Care Services” provides pharmacists and pharmacy leadership with key questions that should be considered as they plan to expand their patient care services. From assessing the need for the services to designing a business model and evaluating outcomes, this resource will help your team think through the many variables that can drive success of a new patient care service.

Patient Care News
October 4, 2018
Study highlights need to enhance glycemic management for older adults

A cross-sectional analysis published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society found that one-quarter of older adults with type 2 diabetes were tightly controlled and receiving glucose-lowering medications with high risk for hypoglycemia. Investigators examined 30,969 patients aged 75 and…

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August 7, 2018
Patient-pharmacist relationships key to home BP monitoring success

  Strong patient-pharmacist relationships are key to success in pharmacist-led home blood pressure monitoring interventions for patients with uncontrolled hypertension, according to research published online in the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association. In 2013, the Hyperlink trial…

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July 31, 2018
Soaring insulin prices have patients terrified and pharmacists scrambling

The numbers are staggering. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), 7.5 million Americans rely on insulin—including 1.5 million with type 1 diabetes—but the average cost of insulin tripled between 2002 and 2013 and continues to surge. A June 2018 study by UpWell Health found that 45%…

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July 10, 2018
CDC’s ACIP discusses vaccines for influenza, HPV, and more

CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) met in Atlanta on June 20–21 to review a variety of immunization topics, including influenza, HPV, and more. ACIP’s recommendations aren’t official until accepted by CDC and published in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Complete…

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