ASHP Summer 2019
ASHP Summer 2019
4 Ways Pharmacists Can Be Impactful
Lindsay Davis and Elizabeth Pogge, of the Midwestern University College of Pharmacy-Glendale, discuss key tips for how pharmacists can be impactful for their patients.
Data Analysis Show More Pharmacy Services Needed in Freestanding Emergency Care Facilities
Study authors saw a 15% increase in patients during the study period, including a 27% increase in children and a 20% increase in patients over age 60 years.
Maintaining Safe Compounding Standards Throughout Your Entire Organization
Patricia Kienle, BSPHARM, MPA, FASHP, discusses how pharmacists can be key players in maintaining safe, sterile compounding standards throughout an entire health system.
Behaviors for Practicing Stewardship in Pharmacy Leadership
David Hager, PharmD, BCPS, Director, Clinical Pharmacy Services, University of Wisconsin Health, Madison, WI,  discusses behaviors that practice stewardship through leadership.
Psychiatric Pharmacist Providers Offer Benefits to Patients
Tera Moore, PharmD, National Program Manager, VA Pharmacy Benefits Management office, explains the benefits of psychiatric pharmacist providers for patients and interprofessional practice.
Leading in Pharmacy with a Stewardship Philosophy
David Hager, PharmD, BCPS, Director, Clinical Pharmacy Services, University of Wisconsin Health, Madison, WI,  discusses the philosophy of leading a pharmacy team with stewardship. 
Improving Patient Safety with Smart Pump-EHR Interoperability
Linking smart pumps with electronic health records could drastically lessen the likelihood of an infusion-based ADE.
ASHP: Patient Management Services Should Be Covered with Provider Status Laws
Tom Kraus, VP of Government Relations for ASHP, speaks about what pharmacists should look for in a robust provider status law.
Naloxone Dispensing Found Higher at Facilities with Opioid Workflow
A retrospective study by Intermountain Healthcare Research found statistical significance between the rate of patients receiving naloxone with opioid prescriptions at health system pharmacies when compared to non-health system pharmacies. .
Telehealth Services Successful in Expanding Clinical Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Services
With the implementation of telehealth video visits in the ambulatory care pharmacy space, care can be expanded to include patients previously unable to attend in-person appointments.
Strategies for Integrating Psychiatric Pharmacist Providers to Better Meet Patients' Mental Health Needs
Tera Moore, PharmD, discusses key strategies for successfully integrating psychiatric pharmacist providers in mental healthcare teams.
Pharmacists Play Key Role in Advocacy
Tom Kraus, of ASHP, says pharmacists should play an active role in advocating for policy changes and legislative actions.
Psychiatric Pharmacist Providers Play Key Roles in Assessment, Treatment
Tera Moore, National Program Manager with the VA Pharmacy Benefits Management Clinical Pharmacy Practice Office, discusses the role that psychiatric pharmacist providers play in their patients' mental health management.
Applying Sterile Compounding Standards Outside the Pharmacy
Patricia Kienle, BSPHARM, MPA, FASHP director of Accreditation and Medication Safety for Cardinal Health in Dublin, OH discusses the application of sterile compounding standards in hospital areas outside the pharmacy. 
ASHP Presents the 2019 Harvey A.K. Whitney Award
The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) awarded Bruce E. Scott, a former president of ASHP, with the 2019 Harvey A.K. Whitney Lecture Award at their summer meetings in Boston.
Pharmacists Explore Best Practices for Providing Physical Assessments
As the pharmacy services industry continues to shift toward more all-around care, an increasing number of pharmacists are implementing physical exams in their practice.
Implementing a Pharmacy-Based Opioid Clinic
Pharmacists are part of collaborative care models for opioid use disorder (OUD) treatment and suicide prevention.
Areas to Focus on When Considering Sterile Compounding
Patricia Kienle, BSPHARM, MPA, FASHP discusses the different rooms that are used for compounding and how to comply with USP 797 regardless of location in sterile compounding during the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Summer Meeting in Boston, MA from June 8-12.
Drug Pricing, Generic Competition a High Priority for ASHP
Tom Kraus, VP of Government Relations for ASHP, discusses what they're focusing on regarding drug pricing legislation.
Training to Spot Human Trafficking Urged for Pharmacists, ED Workers
The literature review indicated that there was a significant need for human trafficking (HT) training within emergency departments (ED) and pharmacy school curriculum.
Managing Anticoagulation in Special Populations
Elizabeth Pogge, PharmD, MPH, BCPS-AQ Cardiology, Associate Professor, Midwestern University College of Pharmacy – Glendale, Glendale, AZ, discusses management of anticoagulation medications in special populations, including pregnant women and elderly individuals.
ASHP Honors 2 with Board of Directors' Awards
The award honors outstanding individuals who have made major contributions to pharmacy practice.
Resolving the Opioid Epidemic Requires 'All Hands On Deck'
At the ASHP Summer Meeting in Boston, Michael Botticelli, of the Grayken Center for Addiction at Boston Medical Center, looked at factors that helped create this crisis.
Maximizing the Strengths of Your Pharmacy Team Key to Success
Thomas Pierson, PharmD, MS, Manager, Specialty Clinics, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, discusses the importance of taking on challenges in ambulatory care pharmacy and utilizing the different strengths of care team members. 
Joint Commission: Opioid Use Better Managed with Leadership, Data Access
Hospital pharmacists are encouraged to play a larger role for improving patient outcomes.
Resolving Payments in Ambulatory Care
Thomas Pierson, PharmD, MS, Manager, Specialty Clinics, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, discusses reimbursement payment issues for pharmacists in the ambulatory care setting. This video was filmed at the 2019 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Summer Meeting in Boston.
Coverage Coming From ASHP Summer 2019
A large gathering of clinical pharmacists, this meeting runs June 8-12 at the Hynes Convention Center.