• Case Study

    Healthcare Reform and the Clinician Shortage

    Pharmacists practicing with physicians and other healthcare professionals improve pharmacotherapeutic outcomes and provide increased value and efficiency to the healthcare system.

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  • Why the PPMI to PAI name change?

    Since its start in 2010, PPMI has been widely embraced by ASHP members and state affiliates as a way to advance pharmacy practice in hospitals and health systems, using it as a framework to build pharmacists’ services in a number of areas.

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  • Practice Spotlight

    This practice spotlight describes pharmacists providing primary care services in a variety of clinics to improve patient outcomes. Key factors in achieving success are described.

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    N.M. Clinic Pharmacists Wield Extensive Prescribing Privileges

    Presbyterian Medical Group (PMG) in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is breaking new ground in terms of pharmacists’ patient care services. Clinical pharmacists who practice in PMG ambulatory care clinics there can independently prescribe any medication typically used in a primary care visit.

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PAI Tools and Resources

A tool to evaluate ambulatory care services against the ASHP Ambulatory Care recommendations and create an action plan to improve practice. Learn more

A web-based assessment tool to help pharmacists determine how their hospital or health system aligns with PAI recommendations. Learn more

Provides practical resources to engage health-system executives in discussions to advance patient care and pharmacy practice. Learn more

Am Care Recommendations. Learn more

PAI Hospital Recommendations. Learn more