The last thing that patients want to do when they leave the hospital is drive to get prescriptions filled. 75% of patients surveyed said they would prefer to get their discharge medication when they receive care and 62% said it would help them better manage their health. Studies have shown that compliance with drug therapy improves by 60-70% when the drugs are provided at the point of care.

Outpatient pharmacies typically can’t stay open 24/7, but with QuiqMeds you can extend the hours and reach of your pharmacy to round the clock availability.

Not only does is this a convenient solution for patients, but it also has a positive impact on the hospital as a whole. The teachable moment when a patient, their family and clinician are together, is captured. Questions about how to take medications and why they are important are answered right then and there, while the patient has their medications in hand.

Provide medication at discharge help reduce readmissions.

Patients leaving with their discharge medication are more likely to be compliant and adherent to their medication regimen which can reduce readmissions. Capturing the teachable moment when a patient, their family and clinician are together also allows a physician to ensure the patient understands fully how, when, and why to take their medications, further increasing the likelihood of compliance.

On top of that, revenue previously lost to off-site retail pharmacies now stays in the hospital.

With QuiqMeds, patients being discharged from the emergency department or inpatient setting after hours can leave with their medications in hand. QuiqScripts enables hospitals to provide round-the-clock outpatient pharmacy services. That means doctors can not only prescribe but also fill prescriptions on the spot. The security of QuiqScripts allows hospitals to easily manage access to controlled substances as well as other prescription medications. Our enterprise-level software solution, QuiqCore, provides for any needed reporting as well as  analytics  allowing critical business decisions to be informed by real time data.

In practice, all of this means your patients are more likely to be medication compliant. With increased medication compliance comes healthier patients, reduced readmissions, and avoided penalties. Reduced penalties in conjunction with informed decision making means a healthier bottom line for your institution.

50%

of all patients become non-adherent within one year, according to the American Journal of Managed Care.

62%

of patients say receiving medication at point of care would help them better manage their health.

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