APCI and Pharmacy Profiles Partner to Foster the Expansion of Pharmacist-Delivered Patient Care Services

APCI and Pharmacy Profiles Partner to Foster the Expansion of Pharmacist-Delivered Patient Care Services

APCI Choice Network and its member pharmacies will have access to a comprehensive Credentials Verification Service to identify and verify pharmacists qualified to provide patient care services

Washington, DC and Bessemer, AL (March 5, 2020) – American Pharmacy Cooperative Inc. (APCI), a member-owned purchasing group and pharmacy network, and Pharmacy Profiles, the trusted and verified repository of the nation’s pharmacist providers, today announced their collaboration to offer the Pharmacy Profiles Credentials Verification Service to the APCI Choice Network and its member pharmacies to help them verify the advanced credentials of their pharmacists and expand the array of patient care services they are able to provide.

Pharmacy Profiles Credentials Verification Service is designed to meet the needs of pharmacy networks, pharmacist employers, payors, government, and others who need to validate the professional credentials and advanced training of pharmacists.

“APCI is focused on expanding the opportunities for our Choice Network member pharmacies,” said APCI Manager of Clinical and Professional Affairs Jeff Church. “Access to this valuable information will help us to market the clinical services of our members to payors and others. It will also provide us ongoing, regularly updated and validated intelligence on the skill sets and qualifications of the pharmacists in our member pharmacies.”

“We are pleased to support APCI in enhancing the pharmacist’s role in providing patient care services,” said Pharmacy Profiles Managing Director Todd Dankmyer. “We offer the most comprehensive, continually updated and verified inventory of advanced credentials in the market.  We are excited that APCI’s Choice Network will be able to utilize this information to differentiate the services of its network and expand their pharmacies’ scope of professional practice.”

About ACPI

American Pharmacy Cooperative, Inc. (APCI) is a member-owned group purchasing organization established in 1984 to protect and promote the interest of independent pharmacies. APCI enables its 1,800 member pharmacies across 26 states to improve their positions in a competitive marketplace with an extensive offering of exceptional services and comprehensive programs. APCI’s Choice Clinical Claims & Management division provides member pharmacies with innovative tools and services to be more proactive and effective in achieving higher medication adherence levels and patient-centric efficiencies. An elected board of directors, who are themselves pharmacy owners and active members of APCI, use their experience, industry knowledge and vital member input to chart the course of APCI’s continued future growth.

 About Pharmacy Profiles

Pharmacy Profiles, a subsidiary of the American Pharmacists Association, is an information technology company that provides a comprehensive, trusted and verified repository of the nation’s pharmacist providers. Built by pharmacists for pharmacists, the custom Pharmacy Profiles Platform enables pharmacists to manage their professional information all in one place and serves as a single source for pharmacist employers, pharmacy networks, health plans, payors, and others to validate credentials and professional information about pharmacists and pharmacies. Pharmacy Profiles helps these stakeholders identify and verify pharmacists qualified to provide a growing array of patient care services. For more information, visit PharmacyProfiles.com.

Pharmacy Profiles-APCI Announcement, March 5, 2020

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Pharmacy Profiles will be attending the APhA Annual Meeting at the Gaylord National Resort March 20-23, 2020. Please visit us in the exhibit hall to learn more about how you can manage your professional information all in one place! Plus, get a free gift when you claim your Pharmacist Profile! You can claim your Pharmacist Profile at our booth or online.

Pharmacy Profiles Launch Announcement

Washington, DC (June 11, 2019) – Pharmacy Profiles, the trusted and verified repository of the nation’s pharmacist providers, today announces its nationwide launch. A subsidiary of the American Pharmacists Association, Pharmacy Profiles provides a one-stop repository of all of the professional information a pharmacist would need to achieve and maintain full recognition as a health care provider. It will support the nation’s pharmacists in unlocking their full potential as trusted health care providers and members of the health care team.

The Pharmacy Profiles Platform, a sophisticated web application uniquely customized for the pharmacy industry and its diverse stakeholders, tracks a comprehensive array of advanced credentials, certifications, licensure, employment, professional interests and more.

Pharmacy Profiles offers two services:

  • Pharmacist Profile – a free, online tool for pharmacists to maintain all of their professional information in one place.
  • Credentials Verification Service – a subscription data service to meet the needs of pharmacist employers, payors, government, and other organizations who need to validate credentials and professional information about their pharmacists. This service helps these stakeholders identify and verify pharmacists who are qualified to provide a growing array of patient care services.

“Built by pharmacists for pharmacists, Pharmacy Profiles is forming the data infrastructure to meet the industry’s expanding need for up-to-date, verified information about pharmacists,” explained Managing Director Todd Dankmyer. “Our pharmacist-centric perspective means that we are always seeking to support pharmacists as they advance their role in providing patient care services.”

Aspen RxHealth, a healthcare technology and services company that provides an app-based intervention technology that connects pharmacists with patients to deliver clinical services, is leveraging the Pharmacy Profiles platform to support the verification of pharmacists in the Aspen RxHealth network. The company is working with Pharmacy Profiles to further validate that the pharmacists in its network have advanced training and skills.

“Aspen RxHealth’s mission is to enable the most responsive community of pharmacists that will deliver unsurpassed outcomes for patients and their families. Working with Pharmacy Profiles, we are confident that our team of pharmacists have the qualifications they need to provide high quality and impactful care,” said David Medvedeff, CEO, Aspen RxHealth.

About Pharmacy Profiles

Pharmacy Profiles, a subsidiary of the American Pharmacists Association, is a data services company that provides a comprehensive, trusted and verified repository of the nation’s pharmacist providers. Built by pharmacists for pharmacists, the Pharmacy Profiles Platform enables pharmacists to manage their professional information all in one place and serves as a single source for pharmacist employers, health plans, payors, and other industry professionals to validate credentials and professional information about pharmacists. Pharmacy Profiles helps these stakeholders identify and verify pharmacists who are qualified to provide a growing array of patient care services.

For more information or to claim your Pharmacist Profile, visit PharmacyProfiles.com.

Launch Announcement Press Release PDF, June 11, 2019

Nationwide Launch

Pharmacy Profiles is now available nationwide! The nation’s single source repository for pharmacists’ professional information is available coast to coast! It enables pharmacists to manage their professional information all in one place. It is also a single source for pharmacist employers, payors, and other organizations to verify information about pharmacists so they can determine their qualifications and eligibility to provide patient care services.

 

APhA CEO Tom Menighan made the launch announcement at the APhA Annual Meeting’s opening session in Seattle where he said, “To participate as providers, we need payors to know who they’re paying.” In service of that goal, he announced the launch of Pharmacy Profiles, “a subsidiary of APhA [that] will serve as a trusted and verified repository of the nation’s pharmacist providers.”

 

If you are a pharmacist, please claim your Pharmacist Profile. If you need to document the capabilities of pharmacists, please contact us to learn more about our Credentials Verification Service.

 

As the patient care roles of pharmacists continue to evolve – and state and federal pharmacy practice regulations continue to change – Pharmacy Profiles makes tracking verified pharmacist information easy for everyone.