"Pharmacists' Facebook" to offer news, CE and community

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JMI Health is launching a social networking site for pharmacists.

PharmQD aims to be something like a cross between LinkedIn and Facebook for pharmacy students, hospital and retail pharmacists, said JMI senior vice president of eproducts Tina Pang Mayer.

“With the rising costs of healthcare, the pharmacist is playing a key role in terms of educating patients,” said Mayer. “We thought it made sense to have a platform where pharmacists can share information, have a personal relationship, reconnect with people they went to college with, so it could be personal and professional as well.”

The site, launching this month, will offer news feeds from JMI's US Pharmacist as well as opportunities for pharmacists to complete continuing education courses for credit through its Powerpack app. The publisher says a million CE lessons were fulfilled in the pharmacy arena through Powerpack in 2008.

A beta version is live at www.pharmqd.com.
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