New report shows benefits of expanded pharmacy tech role

A new paper recommends expanding the role of pharmacy technicians to improve patient care. The <a href="https://www.nacds.org/pdfs/pharmacy/2018/Technician-Talking-Points-w-Ev…; target="_blank">report</a>, developed by the University of Pittsburgh with members of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores and others, promotes a...

A new paper recommends expanding the role of pharmacy technicians to improve patient care. The <a href="https://www.nacds.org/pdfs/pharmacy/2018/Technician-Talking-Points-w-Ev…; target="_blank">report</a>, developed by the University of Pittsburgh with members of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores and others, promotes a unified goal of advanced pharmacy technician practice, including broader technician roles and administrative responsibilities in dispensing medicines and supporting patient care services. Included in the report are eight evidence-based positions on the beneficial reasons for expanding pharmacy technicians' roles.