Williamsburg Health Foundation awards $3.5M to fund local health programs

Article by WYDaily – By Kristine Crane – 06/15/2017 Generic medications are on the rise, and to make them more affordable, especially for the uninsured, the Williamsburg Health Foundation has stepped in with a pilot program at Olde Towne Medical Center to make it easier for people to acquire them, according to a recent press release from…

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‘It helps keep me alive’: Williamsburg clinic receives grant to give patient prescriptions free of cost

Article by WYDaily – By Sarah Fearing – 05/15/2017 Pharmaceutical technician Tisha Monge provides Janice Houff with a free 90-day supply of generic medication made possible through the new AMP, or Access to Medication, program. (Courtesy Dominion Energy)Every day, Olde Towne Medical & Dental Center Clinic Director Kendra Robinson sees patients who can’t afford their essential prescription…

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Dominion, Rx Partnership link to provide medication to low-income patients

Article by The Virginian-Pilot – By Fadel Allassan – 05/12/2017 A new program aims to provide free medicine to vulnerable residents of Virginia. The Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation and Rx Partnership announced on Friday the Access to Medication Program, which will provide generic medications to low-income and uninsured patients, according to a Dominion news release. The program,…

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We Need Your Help to Win RVATech’s People Choice Award!

You might have heard that Rx Partnership is a FINALIST for RVATech’s Award for Innovation in Community Impact but did you also know that you can help us win the People’s Choice Award too? Simply mention ‘Rx Partnership’ and the hash tag #GeekProm in your social media post from now until the Gala on May…

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Rx Partnership Changes its Eligibility Criteria – Increasing the Number of Patients Able to Receive Medications for Chronic Conditions

Richmond, VA – (January 30, 2016) Rx Partnership, a statewide nonprofit dedicated to accessing free medications for the uninsured, recently announced an increase in the financial eligibility criteria for patients receiving medication from affiliated free clinics from 200% of federal poverty level (FPL) to 250% of FPL.  This change will allow more uninsured Virginians to…

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Rx Partnership Awarded Grant from the Mary Washington Hospital Foundation to Support Medication Access at Lloyd F. Moss Free Clinic

The clinic has accessed more than $25.2 million worth of free medication and assisted over 6,700 patients with approximately 119,000 prescriptions the help of nonprofit Rx Partnership and the financial support of the Mary Washington Hospital and other funders Fredericksburg, Va.—Rx Partnership, a statewide nonprofit dedicated to accessing free medications for the uninsured, was recently…

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GFS Project Manager Position

Project Manager Part-Time Position Rx Partnership, an innovative Richmond-based statewide nonprofit dedicated to increasing access to free medication for Virginia’s uninsured, seeks an energetic, detail oriented and highly organized candidate to serve as Project Manager for an exciting new program designed to help clinics and patients receive important generic medications.  This new position has significant…

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Poll Finds Nearly Three Quarters of Americans Say Prescription Drug Costs Are Unreasonable, and Most Blame Drug Makers Rather Than Insurers for the Problem

Given recent news about some high-cost prescription drugs and the debate about who should pay for them, this month’s Kaiser Health Tracking Poll has a special focus on the issue. Nearly three-quarters of the public think that the cost of prescription drugs is unreasonable. Americans place much of the blame with the drug companies saying…

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New Study Shows Pharmacist Interventions Are Healthcare Win-Win

New study results published August 4 in Health Affairs show that pharmacist interventions with patients led to improved healthcare outcomes and reduced healthcare costs. The findings suggest that when patients, in consultation with their pharmacists, follow their prescription drug regimens, it can lead to a decrease in emergency room visits and hospital readmissions.   NACDS, a longtime proponent of medication therapy…

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