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Category: Medication Access

Building a Network for an Innovative Population Health Solution

Samantha Stewart PharmD Candidate, 2022 Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Transitions of Care Extern Hackensack Meridian Health Picture this: a patient, one of your regulars, comes to your clinic on an early Monday morning. Late last year, she came to your clinic newly-diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Initially, controlling her A1C posed a challenge after she was laid off from her full-time job. Yet ever since your clinic’s partnership... Read More
at Thursday, January 13, 2022
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Cheers Were Heard Throughout the Clinic!

In March, when Community Volunteers in Medicine announced the increase from 200% to 300% FPL (Federal Poverty Level) to their providers and volunteers, cheers were heard throughout the clinic. This increase means that more patients would now have access to medication at no cost to them.   Community Volunteer in Medicine staff Pharmacists, Suncire Moniz, Margaret Muller, and Susan Shughrue. (left to right)   Margaret Muller, Patient Assistance Coordinator,... Read More
at Monday, July 26, 2021
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“It’s not unusual to seek counseling”

Karen Ehlmann, Clinic Manager and Mark Norwine, Counselor at Volunteers in Medicine Saint Charles met with Dispensary of Hope to discuss the impact of Mental Health treatment as a core element of a patient’s overall health. May is Mental Health Month, so we want to talk about how to change Mental Health stigma, with that in mind... If you could say one phrase to somebody who might be considering seeking help, what would that be? Mark: It’s not unusual to seek counseling.... Read More
at Monday, May 3, 2021
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Farmacy in the City

Combining nutrition and medication to improve patient health and save lives Members of the Charitable Pharmacy of Central Ohio Team (pictured left to right are Janessa Cohrs, Sarah Tandon, and Sarah Jones). The Charitable Pharmacy began as a joint project of the West Ohio Conference of the United Methodist Church and Access Health Columbus, now the Healthcare Collaborative of Greater Columbus. Since it opened in 2010, it has proven the value that strong community partnerships... Read More
at Monday, March 22, 2021
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Dispensary of Hope Fiscal Year 2020 Report to the Community

Fiscal Year 2020 (July 2019-June 2020) has been a year of uncertainty, and the vast needs of low-income, uninsured Americans are expanding as the pandemic remains prevalent. The Dispensary of Hope team has not been untouched by the current events, and yet we proudly share that our work has remained consistent and our mission, strong.  We understand that we deliver more than just medicine. We deliver hope and improved quality of life to people who are suffering - and many are... Read More
Posted by Mary Olson at Friday, October 30, 2020
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2020 Network Ambassador Award Winner - CONE HEALTH!

For nearly five years, Cone Health Community Health and Wellness Pharmacy has been a valuable partner of Dispensary of Hope. Our shared mission of expanding medication access to low-income, uninsured patients has been the driving force behind our work together. Located in Greensboro, North Carolina, Cone Health Community Health and Wellness Pharmacy is  within an internal medicine clinic. Since joining the Dispensary of Hope network in March 2016, the pharmacy has dispensed... Read More
Posted by Mary Olson at Friday, October 30, 2020
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