Policy Report: 2012 Indiana Pharmacist Workforce
In order to fully leverage the pharmacist workforce in primary care delivery, which is focused more and more on cost-effective and team-based models, the pharmacist workforce must be clearly understood. Policymakers and health professionals must examine data that depicts the practice characteristics, demographics, capacity, and even the evolving role of pharmacists. Furthermore, these data must influence policy discussions that may lead to a more efficient health system. This report provides a ‘snapshot’ of the most recent data on Indiana’s pharmacist workforce, identifies emerging issues, and presents information pertinent to workforce planning and policy.