Adoption of Point-of-Care Testing Services in Community Pharmacy

Klepser, Donald ;   Klepser, Michael ;   Smith, Jaclyn ;   Dering-Anderson, Allison

Community pharmacies can successfully integrate of point-of-care (POC) testing for acute illness into daily workflow. Increased clinical training of pharmacists on the use of CLIA-waived POC tests has created an opportunity for physicians and pharmacists to establish collaborative care models. The innovative collaborative care models demonstrate clinical use and acceptance of POC technologies within healthcare settings.