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Local Health Care Partnerships Strongly Associated with Successful Community Pharmacy Services

Wednesday, December 12, 2018   (0 Comments)
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Surveying Community Pharmacies in 3 Domains
Incorporating community pharmacists into team-based care models is recommended as a strategy for improving health care access and quality while reducing health care costs.1,2
However, there is limited evidence on what drives effective implementation of team-based care models that include community pharmacists. Implementation science, or the study of what promotes the adoption and integration of interventions and policies into health care settings, can be applied to these team-based care models to identify what factors contribute to effective implementation. One area of implementation science that is particularly relevant for team-based care is relationship quality. This refers to how effectively 2 individuals or organizations communicate as well as their shared vision of what actions are needed to improve patient care



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