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Understanding the Value of Integrating Pharmacy Services To Improve Health Outcomes and Patient Safety

Presentation Slides

Webinar Recording

 

Presenters:

  • Sandra Leal PharmD, MPH, FAPhA, CDE, Director of Clinical Pharmacy at El Rio Health Center

Summary:

Due to the vulnerable nature of the health center patient base, health professionals are interested in integrating more clinical and ancillary services into primary are. Health centers are becoming representative models of comprehensive quality care facilities. Although integrating pharmacy services into health center models is ideal, there are barriers to successful integration. Barriers, challenges, and strategies to successful pharmacy services integration will be addressed during the webinar through a discuss on the Patient Safety and Clinical Pharmacy Services Collaboration.

 

Objectives:

  • Describe essential elements of the Patient Safety and Clinical Pharmacy Services Collaborative.

  • Summarize how integrating clinical pharmacy services into care teams can address systems barriers to optimal care delivery to patients.

  • Apply the practices outlined in the Patient Safety and Clinical Pharmacy Services Collaborative (PSPC) to address adherence, improve medical outcomes and address medication related adverse drug events.

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