Performance Data Date Range
The latest dataset was made available in EQUIPP® as of June 15, 2022. This dataset now includes 6-month performance information based off of prescription drug claims from November 1, 2021 through April 30, 2022.
YTD Date Range: January 1, 2022 - April 30, 2022
Influenza Immunization Date Range: Inactive for this period
What's New to EQUIPP® ?
EQUIPP® PLATFORM: Updates regarding the new platform will be posted in future EQUIPP® refresh notices, and you can visit the EQUIPP® EVOLUTION page to learn more about the new features. As always, if you have any questions regarding EQUIPP®, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
JUNE UPDATE: As PQS prepares the latest version for launch later in 2022, we have provided a bit of background on the transition to the new EQUIPP® platform. Read more about the evolution with a letter by PQS COO Nancy Chung.
Our first NEW EQUIPP® Webinar will be slated for June 29, 2022. Please register here. Spots are limited, so register early.
NEW EQUIPP® PLATFORM FAQs
We know that you may have some questions on the new platform and when you can start using the new dashboard. Here are answers to a few commonly asked questions:
Q: Why is EQUIPP® changing?
A: We’ve taken feedback from our users to create a new and improved platform, redesigned to provide a better user experience to enable a more proactive approach to quality improvement.
Q: Do I (as a current user) need to do anything to get on the new EQUIPP®?
A: EQUIPP® users do not need to take any steps at this time. Please continue to access the EQUIPP® dashboard the way that you do today, until general availability of the new platform later this year. Our EQUIPP® refresh notices will keep you updated with a timeline over the next few months of when the new version of EQUIPP® will be available to all users.
Q: How do I get access to the new version of EQUIPP®?
A: PQS, or your corporate / central pharmacy organization, will notify you when you can access the new platform. During the transition to the new EQUIPP®, you will receive user access instructions from our team.
Q: Where can I find out more information?
A: Updates regarding the new platform will be posted in future EQUIPP® refresh notices. You can also visit https://www.pharmacyquality.com/equippevolution to learn more about the new features. As always, if you have any questions regarding EQUIPP®, please email us at email@example.com.
Influenza Performance Update:
Reporting for the 2022 – 2023 Immunization Period is expected to resume with the August 2022 EQUIPP® refresh. Reporting for prior reporting periods, including the 2021 – 2022 Immunization Period are still available in the Performance Data Date Range dropdown.
Current Influenza Immunization performance data date range: June 1, 2021 - March 31, 2022
For more Immunization Measure information including an educational video and user
guide, please visit our website at https://www.pharmacyquality.com/immunizations/
NEW! PQS Summary of Pharmacy/Medication-Related Updates in the CY2023 Rate Announcement
PQS has summarized the Calendar Year 2023 Advance Notice Rate Announcement as it pertains to pharmacy and medication-related updates. It is now available for download.
PQS Quality Corner Show Podcast
Quality Corner Show Podcast Highlights Respiratory Health and Opioid Topics
Recent episodes of the Quality Corner Show cover respiratory health management, opioid use disorder, and opioid specific measures. Use the links below to learn more about each topic:
About the PQS Quality Corner Show:The PQS Quality Corner Show podcast focuses on everything quality in the world of pharmacy and patient care. The series is available through all major podcast platforms. Visit https://pharmacyquality.buzzsprout.com/ or via the PQS website.
More EQUIPP® Webinars are Coming!
Don't worry if you missed our latest webinar! PQS will continue hosting EQUIPP® webinars. Keep an eye on your inbox for emails for our next event and how to register.
Quality Improvement Table for Pharmacies
Reminder: Access the Quality Improvement Program Table for each measure by clicking on the "Analyze Performance" button found beneath each performance score.
This table is found at the very bottom of the screen as you scroll down and displays program specific scores and details - including program goals, pharmacy performance percentile rank and program details (further details are found by hovering over the question mark icon next to the program name).