PHARMACISTS PODCAST: Job Effectiveness?

By Staff Reporters

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54% of Pharmacists Lack Time to Complete Their Job Effectively

According to the “2022 Medication Access Report“:

 •  54% of pharmacists said they lack time to complete their job effectively.
 •  Of the 54%, 81% cited inadequate staffing and 73% cited time-consuming administrative tasks.
 •  Physicians felt strained by unprecedented demands, with 42% reporting burnout and 69% feeling depressed.

Source: CoverMyMeds via PR Newswire, February 8, 2022

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56% of Patients Attempted to Stretch Out a Prescription

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56% of Patients Attempted to Stretch Out a Prescription According tot a Recent CoverMyMeds Survey of 1,000 patients. It found: 

•  79% of patients said they’ve gone to the pharmacy only to discover a prescription cost more than they expected.
•  When faced with an affordability challenge, 56% of patients attempted to stretch out a prescription.
 •  When faced with an affordability challenge, 52% of patients skipped bills or other essential items to afford medications.
•  When faced with an affordability challenge, 51% of patients sacrificed medications to pay bills and other essentials.

Source: CoverMyMeds, “2022 Medication Access Data Guide,” February 2022

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