Technology to Support Pharmacists as Health Care Providers

Saturday, October 18, 2014, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Austin Convention Center
Location: 18AB, Level 4
Continuing Education Credits: 1.0 (0.1 Contact Hours)
ACPE #: 207-000-14-209-L04-P and ACPE #: 207-000-14-209-L04-T

Community pharmacy owners need to understand and prepare for the responsibilities that come with provider status. Despite being the first health profession to widely adopt electronic patient records and real-time claims billing pharmacy is behind the curve on keeping record of clinical interaction or consultation with patients. Learn about technology that exists and technology that has yet to be developed that will support pharmacists who want to meet patient, payer and inter-professional expectations of being a provider.

Pharmacist and Technician Learning Objectives:

  1. Interpret the phrase "meaningful use" in the context of electronic health records.

  2. Describe existing technologies that allow pharmacists to document health care services and technologies that allow pharmacists to send or receive health information electronically.

  3. Discuss technology that needs to be developed or adopted to support the exchange of health information.

Speaker: Brent Fox, PharmD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Health Outcomes, Research, and Policy, Auburn University, School of Pharmacy, University, Alabama

Activity Type: Application-based
Audience: Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians