How Pharmacists are Making a Difference in Patient Care
As the world around us evolves, so does the healthcare industry. Patients are not just looking for someone to fill their prescriptions, but rather someone who can guide them through the complexities of their medication regimen and its financial impact. Pharmacists are rising to this challenge and making a big difference in the lives of their patients.
For patients with chronic conditions, one thing is certain: they can feel like their whole lives revolve around managing existing and new medications, and yet they don't always feel they have the answers they need about these new medications and associated costs. They are just suddenly taking a new pill or a higher dose — without fully understanding what it means for their health or their wallet.
Pharmacists have the unique opportunity to fill those gaps and ensure patients fully understand everything about their medications. Although technology has made it easier for patients to access and adhere to their medications, we still need a human element to guide them through this journey.
In many cases, pharmacists are the first line of defense for patients and can identify potential medication-related problems before they escalate. They play a vital role in improving health outcomes and reducing healthcare costs by ensuring that patients take their medications correctly and safely.
And with EZSCRIPTRx on their side, pharmacists can identify alternative and covered medications (with lower co-pays for their patients, and better margins for the pharmacy. Win-win!)
We are proud to support our pharmacists and the outstanding work they do every day to make a difference in the lives of their patients.