Infographic: The Emerging Role of the Pharmacist in the Healthcare Ecosystem

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
This post was written by Jackie Lyons

Physicians, insurers, pharmacists and other players in the patient care arena are shifting roles and forming more collaborative, coordinated networks to fill gaps in care and reduce practice redundancies. The United States is among the countries with the most costly and significant gaps in care, with 50 percent of Americans reporting communication problems with a primary care physician, according to a new infographic from Parata Systems.

This infographic examines the traditional model of healthcare and how the problems and gaps have created opportunities for pharmacists to leverage technology to fill those gaps.

Who else is joining the healthcare team? New Players on the Value-Based Healthcare Team is an infographic from the Healthcare Intelligence Network that describes a roster of promising young players in the healthcare arena, and some veterans whose recasted roles support value-based healthcare.

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