What Are Preventive Care Services?

Jim Kirby, PharmD, BCPS, CDE, Sr. Director of Pharmacy Services for The Kroger Co., discusses what preventive care entails. This video was filmed at the 2019 NACDS Total Store Expo.

Jim Kirby, PharmD, BCPS, CDE, Sr. Director of Pharmacy Services for The Kroger Co., discusses what preventive care entails. This video was filmed at the 2019 NACDS Total Store Expo in Boston.

Jim Kirby, PharmD, BCPS, CDE: Preventive care services are anything that we can offer our customers beyond just dispensing of medications to help them keep well and prevent chronic disease or prevent it from progressing. It often entails screenings or vaccinations, but could even go as far as nutrition advice or physical activity goals—anything like that to help them live a healthier life.