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On-Demand Pharmacy Management Webinars

Activities are listed chronologically, with the most recent releases listed first. Please review all activities to find those most applicable to you and your practice!

              

  

Starting Medication Synchronization with Clinical Services: Tackling the Elephant Sized Task

 

Whether you are looking to launch your med sync service or looking to grow an already successful program, join us in tackling this elephant sized task!  We will discuss the steps needed to launch a new medication synchronization service within a community pharmacy and promote the integration of med sync with existing clinical services. Obstacles and resistance to launch or sustainability of the service will be addressed with group brainstorming of solutions.

Target Audience: Community pharmacists and community technicians

CE Credit: 1 hour

Presenter: Ashley Firm, PharmD, Clinical Coordinator, Asti’s South Hills Pharmacy, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh Physician Assistant Studies

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Your Guide to Navigating the Diabetes Education Program Accreditation Jungle

*Also listed with Diabetes topics

Are you confused about the steps needed to get a diabetes education program accredited through the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) or the American Diabetes Association (ADA)? Would you like to learn more about the overall process? Join us for an introductory program that will walk you through the steps and requirements needed for accreditation!

Target Audience: All pharmacists

Presenter: Karen Hoang, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, MTM Services at UPMC Health Plan

CE Credit: 1 hour

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Pharmacy DIR Fees; A National Landscape

DIR stands for “direct and indirect remuneration” and are also referred to as “network to plan rebates.” DIR was initially coined by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) related to the Medicare Part D benefit to address price concessions (e.g. drug manufacturer rebate). Essentially, rates are established in which corresponding fees are often taken out of pharmacy reimbursements. Unfortunately, these fees can be very confusing and have a history of hurting independent and/or retail pharmacies’ income. PPA has partnered with the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) to put together a webinar that covers everything pharmacists need to know about DIR fees and how to manage them!

Target Audience: Registered Pharmacists, Pharmacy Owners

CE Credit: 1 hour

Presenter: Ronna Hauser, Vice President Pharmacy Affairs, NCPA; Susan Pilch, Vice President Policy and Regulatory Affairs, NCPA; & Matt DiLoreto, Senior Director State Government Affairs, NCPA

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Measuring Quality Performance: The CMS 5 Star Ratings - What They Are & Why They Matter

Star Ratings continue to change and impact the healthcare industry, including pharmacy. As the environment changes and evolves it is necessary for pharmacists to understand what the Star measures are, where they come from and why they matter. New and significant opportunities are arising as our country shifts its healthcare focus from a numbers model to a performance model. This session will provide detail regarding the Star measures, where they come from, how they are created, a review of up & coming changes and tools to measure performance. This presentation will focus on why they matter to you and what you can do to embrace the changes, impact your ratings as well as impact the quality of care you provide to your patients.

Target Audience: All pharmacists and all pharmacy technicians, community pharmacists, health system pharmacists, managed care pharmacists

CE Credit: 1 hour

Presenter: Amy B. Scott, BS Pharm, RPh, Pharmacy Quality Consultant, Pharmacy Quality Solutions

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Community Pharmacy and the Drug Supply Chain Security Act

This activity does not provide CE credit and is provided for information only!

What is “Track and Trace” and how does it affect me? John Watkins & Josh Potter from PRS go over the areas of the Drug Supply Chain Security Act that are affecting Retail Community Pharmacy now (authorized trading partners and illegitimate products) and will be affecting us in the upcoming months and years (record keeping and product identifiers). While many of the sections will not have an effect on our day to day operation, a few of these will have an impact on our day to day operations and required a new set of documentation collection and record keeping related to the Drugs that we order.

CE Credit: None

Presenter: John Watkins, MBA, Director of Sales, PRS and Joshua Potter, Director of Compliance Services, PRS

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