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A paradigm shift for Quebec pharmacists

A paradigm shift for Quebec pharmacists | Picture of Ramy Fahmy-Demian, left, and Jean Bourcier of AQPP presented Quebec's new pharmacy reimbursement model at CFP's Pharmacy Forum - The Canadian Foundation For Pharmacy

JANUARY 2020 – Quebec is preparing for a reimbursement model that is based on the complexity of clinical services, heard attendees at the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy’s annual Pharmacy Forum held in November 2019. Expected to take effect this spring, the Association québécoise des pharmaciens propriétaires (AQPP) is hoping its new reimbursement model will break […]

New models of pharmacy practice working, research shows

Value-based care can be better care for patients | Picture of female pharmacists showing a bottle of prescription to an older female patient - The Canadian Foundation For Pharmacy

JANUARY 2020 – Several initiatives across the country are proving that alternative approaches to pharmacy practice can be successful, heard attendees at the Pharmacy Forum conference hosted by the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy in November 2019.  One example is the Prescription to Thrive project from the Pharmacy Association of Nova Scotia (PANS), which has shown that […]

United front essential to ride pharmacy disruption

United front essential to ride pharmacy disruption | Picture of Bev Herczegh, Pangaea Consulting, moderates a panel discussion with, from left, Justin Bates, Neighbourhood Pharmacies, Margaret Wing, RxA, and Jean Bourcier, AQPP - The Canadian Foundation For Pharmacy

JANUARY 2020 – While economics force a massive shift in the profession, a united front is essential to sustaining pharmacy in the future, said pharmacy leaders at CFP’s annual Pharmacy Forum conference in November 2019. Justin Bates, CEO of the Ontario Pharmacists Association, noted two key things needed for the profession to stay relevant in […]

Specialty drugs cast large shadow

Specialty drugs cast large shadow | Concept image of capsules - The Canadian Foundation For Pharmacy

JANUARY 2020 – Just one percent of patients use high-cost specialty drugs, yet the impact of these drugs on private and public drug plans has been profound—and will intensify in the coming years, noted speakers at the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy’s Pharmacy Forum conference in November 2019. For private drug plans, high-cost specialty drugs (defined […]