Vizient Pharmacy Vision Awards: excellence in clinical pharmacy practice

Dr. Shirley Wong, Clinical Program Pharmacist, and Dr. Stephanie Hsia, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at UCSF, winners of the Vizient Pharmacy Vision Award for Excellence in clinical practice, discuss their program helped UCSF to reach a system wide goal of 73% blood pressure control in our African American population and close the disparity in hypertension control with host Gretchen Brummel.


Guest speakers:
Shirley Wong, PharmD, CGP
Clinical Program Pharmacist 


Stephanie Hsia, PharmD, MAEd, BCPS, BCPP
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy 


Gretchen Brummel, PharmD, BCPS
Pharmacy Executive Director
Vizient Center for Pharmacy Practice Excellence


Show Notes:

[01:01-2:15] What were they trying to accomplish

[02:16-6:14] Approach to address the problem

[06:15-6:55] What's included in their collaborative practice agreement

[06:56-08:37] Pharmacist training requirements to provide these services

[08:38-09:55] Impact of the work on patient outcomes    

[09:56-11:49] Other opportunities discovered along the way

[11:50-12:58] Are successes going to encourage other tele-pharmacy programs

[12:59-14:18] Other ways this program influenced patient satisfaction

[14:19-14:50] Future plans

[14:51-15:54] Advice for frontline pharmacy staff


Links | Resources:

Vizient Pharmacy Vision Awards: Click here

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