Ambulatory Care Webinar Series: Lessons Learned From the Ambulatory Care Front Lines

Developed and offered by the ASHP Foundation and the ASHP Section of Ambulatory Care Practitioners


From compensation opportunities and business planning to high-profile, value-based models of care, learn from pharmacists who are at the forefront of change!

Whether you want to begin providing ambulatory pharmacy services or to further advance your ambulatory care practice site, this series of four webinars will provide you with the tools you need to advance patient care, optimize pharmacists’ roles in ambulatory care settings and influence the future of pharmacy practice.

This series was developed to advance practice consistent with the recommendations from the 2014 Ambulatory Care Conference and Summit, sponsored by ASHP and the ASHP Research and Education Foundation.

See below for dates, topics and registration information as it becomes available.


Creating Ambulatory Pharmacy Services That Are Vital to the Bottom Line
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See the Continuing Education Activity Announcement for this webinar.


As payment models are continuing to evolve in ambulatory care, it is essential that your organization develop a strategy for ambulatory pharmacy services that produce high value. This webinar will address changes in the value payment world, the need to improve outcomes and cost measures that matter, opportunities to bring revenue to your organization, and the provision of ambulatory pharmacy services to underserved populations. 

Program Chair:

  • Mary Ann Kliethermes, B.S., Pharm.D., Vice Chair of Ambulatory Care and Professor Chicago College of Pharmacy, Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL

Presenters:
  • Sandra Leal, Pharm.D., M.P.H., Vice President for Innovation, SinfoníaRx, Tucson, AZ
  • Betsy Shilliday, Pharm.D., CDE, CPP, BCACP, FASHP, Director, UNC Advanced Practice Provider Center; Assistant Medical Director, UNC Internal Medicine Clinic; Director, UNC Internal Medicine Enhanced Care Program; Associate Professor of Medicine and Eshelman School of Pharmacy; University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Ambulatory Care Practice: Demonstrating Success                                
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See the Continuing Education Activity Announcement for this webinar.

This session will provide an overview of how ambulatory care pharmacists demonstrate success in different environments and how success is viewed by various stakeholders. Two successful practice models will be discussed in their development and sustainability.

Program Chair:
  • Deanne Hall, Pharm.D., CDE, BCACP, Associate Professor of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, Ambulatory Care Specialist-University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Presenters:
  • Samuel G. Johnson, Pharm.D., BCPS, FCCP, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Applied Pharmacogenomics,Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Heather B. Miller, Pharm.D., BCPS, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Ambulatory Care, Providence Medical Group
 
Building and Sustaining Ambulatory Pharmacy Services: Practical Approach to Creating a Business Plan
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Continuing Education Activity Announcement for this webinar.

This session will provide an overview of the importance of developing practical and dynamic business plans to support sustainability and expansion of ambulatory care pharmacy programs. Key lessons learned about the business planning process and examples of successful approaches to developing ambulatory care business plans will be discussed.

Program Chair:
  • Toni Fera, B.S., Pharm.D., Independent Healthcare Consultant, Pittsburgh, PA

Presenters:

  • Paul W. Bush, Pharm.D., M.B.A., BCPS, FASHP, Chief Pharmacy Officer, Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC
  • Kelly Epplen, Pharm.D., BCACP, FASHP, Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy Practice and Administrative Sciences, The James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Our Call to Action: Moving Ambulatory Pharmacy Services Forward (Through Giant Leaps, Baby Steps and the Occasional Stumble)                                      
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Pharmacists–and increasingly other healthcare providers and leaders–recognize the need to increase ambulatory care pharmacy services in number and scope. But how? In this webinar, panelists will discuss their experience with developing and expanding ambulatory care pharmacy services in different settings, including institutional, health-system, state and regional efforts. Successes, challenges and lessons learned will be shared.

Program Chair:
  • Kristy Butler, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP, FASHP, FOSHP, Manager, Clinical Pharmacy Specialists (Primary Care), Providence Medical Group (Oregon Region), Providence Health & Services

Presenters:

  • Cyndy Clegg, B.S.Pharm, M.H.A., FASHP, Director of Pharmacy, Swedish Edmonds
  • Hae Mi Choe, Pharm.D., Director of Pharmacy Innovations & Partnerships, University of Michigan Medical Group, University of Michigan Health System

This webinar series was supported by an educational grant from McKesson.
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