Alaska Pharmacist Discusses the Role of Pharmacists as Health Care Providers

Army Pharmacist Bryan Bailey, stationed at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, shares his story of pharmacists providing patient care. Pharmacists are health care providers, but they are not recognized as such under federal law. Provider status legislation would recognize pharmacists as health care providers, so patients will have improved access to pharmacists’ services. To learn more, visit the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) at