Technology and Tools for Your Adherence Toolbox: Pharmacy Peers and the Secrets to Improvement Sponsored by Merck

Monday, October 20, 2014, 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Austin Convention Center
Location: 19AB, Level 4
Continuing Education Credits: 1.5 (0.15 Contact Hours)
ACPE #: 207-000-14-220-L04-P and ACPE #: 207-000-14-220-L04-T

The problem of non-adherence and how it affects pharmacy workflow and patient outcomes has become a large part of the health care discussion from patient and pharmacy impact to its effect on Medicare Part D Star ratings for plans. This program will share how community pharmacists are stepping in with real world solutions, sharing the pioneering approaches that several of your pharmacy owner peers are bringing to traditional adherence. Discover what initiatives are underway at the local and national level, and how you can leverage these opportunities to take your adherence program to new levels of success.

Pharmacist and Technician Learning Objectives:

  1. Compare and contrast technology solutions for medication synchronization in your practice and evaluate what systems will complement your practice.

  2. Discuss the merits of leveraging existing technology or using stand-alone technology for a medication synchronization program.

  3. Describe peer methods of incorporating medication synchronization programs into their existing work flow and discuss challenges and resolutions.

Speaker: Amy Baloh, Mission of St. Clair, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Micah (Ky) Davis, PharmD, Harris Health Mart Pharmacy, Rocky Ford, Colorado; Ashley Branham, PharmD, Clinical Director, Moose Pharmacy, Concord, North Carolina

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