EPIC Pharmacy Network Partners with PQS to Implement EQuIPP Platform
RICHMOND, Va.— EPIC Pharmacy Network, Inc. (EPN) is pleased to announce the availability of EQuIPP™, a national online platform that performs medication and clinical related quality measurement, to its 2,000 independent pharmacy members.
EQuIPP™ is a performance information management platform that makes unbiased, benchmarked performance data available to both health plans and community pharmacy organizations.
“EPN is proud to provide our independent pharmacy members with both a way to monitor their impact on patient care and the resources and support to improve performance,” says EPIC Pharmacy Network President Angelo Voxakis, P.D.
EPN will provide educational resources, including a series of live webinars, and offer direct support on EQuIPP™ concerns. EQuIPP™ is the latest solution offered to EPN members to help independent pharmacies succeed. Additional network tools include RxRegulatorTM, pharmacy benefits manager (PBM) contracting, helpdesk services, and more.
“We are excited to be working with EPIC Pharmacy Network on patient-centered care quality metrics,” stated Pharmacy Quality Solutions Vice President Professional Relations Elliott Sogol, Ph.D., R.Ph.
EQuIPP™ brings a level of standardization to the measurement of the quality of medication use and makes this information accessible and easy to understand. By doing so, EQuIPPTM facilitates an environment where prescription drug plans and community pharmacies can engage in strategic relationships to address improvements in the quality of medication use.
About EPIC Pharmacy Network, Inc.: A wholly owned subsidiary of EPIC Pharmacies, Inc. formed in 1992, EPIC Pharmacy Network (EPN) represents independent pharmacies in providing centralized contracting and administrative services to pharmacy benefits managers (PBMs), HMOs, and other third-party payers. For more information, visit www.epicrx.com.About Pharmacy Quality Solutions and EQuIPP™: Pharmacy Quality Solutions (PQS) is a joint venture of the Pharmacy Quality Alliance and CECity. Its primary service, EQuIPP™, is a performance information management platform that makes unbiased performance data available to health plans and community pharmacy organizations. EQuIPP™ brings standardization to the measurement of the quality of medication use and makes this information accessible and easy to understand.