Walmart Pharmacy Deploys TRC's Medication Therapy Management Special Edition Toolkit to Improve Quality and Outcomes
Authors of Pharmacist’s Letter deliver chronic disease state management resources
STOCKTON, Calif. (January 30, 2017) — TRC, a leading provider of medication learning solutions for the healthcare industry and home of Pharmacist’s Letter, announced today that Walmart Health & Wellness has deployed TRC’s Medication Therapy Management Special Edition Toolkit in the Walmart portal. In addition to focusing on the improvement of quality patient care, the concise information and unbiased recommendations provided by TRC are an important contribution to Walmart’s commitment to focus on providing best-in-class resources to their pharmacists.
“Our pharmacists challenge us to incorporate resources that drive clinical and operational excellence, which requires timely access to consistent, highly accurate information to continuously improve the quality care and safety of our patients,” said Kevin Barton, PharmD, Senior Manager of MTM Operations and Communications Support for Walmart Health & Wellness. “TRC’s Medication Therapy Management Special Edition Toolkit provides the essential information needed by allowing our pharmacists to quickly and accurately capture materials and best practices that will positively impact our practice of improving quality patient care.”
Walmart’s Medication Therapy Management services are focused to improve patient adherence, resolve medication problems, achieve goals, and reduce hospitalizations and overall costs.
Medication learning solutions have become increasingly important to achieving positive patient outcomes. TRC created its Medication Therapy Management Special Edition Toolkit in the Walmart portal to deliver targeted medication learning and continuing education in an easy to access format that provides the most relevant and timely information.
The Special Edition Toolkit provides learning resources from the authors of Pharmacist’s Letter and Pharmacy Technician’s Letter that include recommendations, charts, audio snippets, webinars, patient education handouts and continuing education courses focused on managing common chronic disease states. It also provides resources for medication adherence and a dedicated toolbox for medication therapy management. Topics covered include medication adherence, quality measures, star ratings and comprehensive medication reviews, as well as five major disease states.
TRC’s Medication Therapy Management Special Edition Toolkit resources allow Walmart pharmacists to easily and efficiently access information in the Walmart portal that generates clear, complete direction and appropriate treatment. The end result is that TRC’s Medication Therapy Management Special Edition Toolkit helps Walmart pharmacy teams provide better care.
About TRC (Therapeutic Research Center)
TRC is the leading provider of digital medication learning that updates, informs and educates healthcare providers across the continuum of care. In addition to its highly regarded Pharmacist’s Letter, Prescriber’s Letter, Nurse’s Letter and Natural Medicines, TRC also provides online resources that expand on their trusted recommendations such as drug comparison charts, patient education handouts, FAQs, and tutorials, as well as a complete continuing education program, online competency and compliance program, a CE & Training Organizer, and an enterprise learning management portal. TRC also provides a variety of education and advisory services to help technicians including Pharmacy Technician’s Letter and Pharmacy Technicians University, the only online interactive training and certification courses to support the 2020 requirement. Close to 500,000 health care professionals rely on TRC’s advisory and education service to give them the concise, unbiased, timely information that they need to help improve medication use, prevent medication errors, and improve overall patient care, quality, and outcomes.