National Governors Association Suggests Bigger Role For Pharmacists

By John Wilkerson
January 13, 2015 at 8:28 PM
The National Governors Association is encouraging states to consider amending laws and regulations to give pharmacists a bigger role in delivering care. The organization released a paper on Tuesday (Jan. 13) that highlights approaches some states have taken, including medication management and letting pharmacists directly care for beneficiaries. “Although they are most often associated with dispensing medications in retail pharmacies, their role is evolving to include providing direct care to patients as members of integrated health care provider teams,” the...

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