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North Dakota State University

  • Project Title: The North Dakota Telepharmacy Project
  • Program Representative Interviewed: David Scott, Lead Evaluator
  • Location: Fargo, ND
  • Program Overview: The North Dakota Telepharmacy Project provides pharmacy services to rural and frontier communities across the state. Licensed pharmacists use telehealth to supervise registered pharmacy technicians at rural sites. The licensed pharmacist provides drug use reviews and verifies all prescriptions filled by the pharmacy technician. Pharmacists also use live video telehealth to provide one-on-one patient counseling. Telepharmacies have served 80,000 rural residents of North Dakota and contributed to economic development in rural communities.

Models represented by this program: