APhA Foundation Research Projects
The APhA Foundation is involved in a number
of research projects that establish new models of practice for
pharmacists and redefine patient care in pharmacy practice.
Alzheimer's Disease Screening Project: An
Alzheimer’s Disease screening model in ambulatory care practice
settings that improves the identification of patient patients who are at
risk and treatment referral.
Disease Screening Project
Asheville Project: A community pharmacy-based,
diabetes management program taking place in Asheville, North
Carolina, that has shown to improve overall health, reduce
absenteeism, shorten hospital stays and reduce health care costs.
» The Asheville
Diabetes Ten City Challenge: An innovative project
conducted by the APhA Foundation that employers and communities can use
to fight diabetes and reduce health care costs.
» The Diabetes
Ten City Challenge
Patient Self-Management Program: Diabetes: To assess
the outcomes for the first year following the initiation of a multisite
community pharmacy care services (PCS) program for patients with
Project ImPACT: Project ImPACT is a process of care
requiring a collaborative effort among three essential health care
parties: the patient (or caregiver), the patient's physician, and the
pharmacist. The Foundation's landmark demonstration project:
Project ImPACT: Hyperlipidemia is the basis for many of the Foundation's
current research projects.
Project IMPACT: Diabetes: A national project
designed to bring a proven inter-disciplinary collaborative
diabetes care model to 25 high need communities across the
» Project IMPACT:
APhA Foundation Research Principles
The APhA Foundation has employed a set of core prinicples throughout
the implementation of its many successful research and demonstration
projects. These prinicples have helped focus the Foundation's health
care delivery innovation.
Foundation Principles for Translation of Effective Care Models in
Map of Communities Involved in APhA Foundation Research
APhA Foundation Principles (Adobe PDF File)