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When reflecting upon the impactful members of a patient’s healthcare team, much consideration is given to the patient’s nurses, primary care physician and specialists. However, with nearly nine in 10 Americans living within five miles of a community pharmacy, and four in five receiving prescription benefits through a pharmacy benefit manager (PBM), the role of the pharmacist in orchestrating a patient’s care on the front lines is often overlooked.
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Chiara, Ashley, "The expanding role of pharmacists: A positive shift for health care" (2019). Commonwealth Medicine Publications. 236.