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Pharmacist in Charge
PHARMACY OF GRACE OPENING DELAYED DUE TO COVID-19
About Pharmacy of Grace When Open
Pharmacy of Grace will provide pharmacy services for patients (children, families, individuals) living at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). For a single individual, this represents an annual income of $23,760; for a family of four, the top income level is $48,600, slightly more than $12,000 per person.
Pharmacy of Grace will provide comprehensive pharmacy services to patients providing continuity of care for serious medical conditions.
Recent Health Equity Action Transformation (HEAT) report showed:
30-40% uninsured population in proposed service area
High rate of emergency department visits to Children’s Mercy Hospital
High rate of emergency department visits and readmissions to University of Kansas Medical Center
Study published in the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association (J Am Pharm Assoc. 2015; 55:59–66. doi: 10.1331/JAPhA.2015.1401:
Charitable Pharmacy model used in study reduced emergency room services or hospitalizations from a mean of 2.36 visits to 1.33 per year
Study showed 71% of patients reported that they had increased access to health care providers including physicians, nurse practitioners and pharmacists
Study reported prescription access rose from 41% to 85%