Topic: Pharmacy Practice Innovations: Best Practices in Care Transitions
Document: Best Practices in Care Transitions Date: June 27, 2013 (Thursday) Time: 4 p.m. Eastern Time
To provide examples of innovative, pharmacy services aligned to transitions of care and medication therapy management.Presenters:
Michelle Cudnik, Pharm.D.Michelle Cudnik is an associate professor in the department of pharmacy practice at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) College of Pharmacy with a joint appointment in the department of Internal Medicine in the College of Medicine. Her main teaching responsibilities focus on Diabetes Mellitus, Women’s Health and Evidence Based Medicine. She is the clinical lead pharmacist in the Internal Medicine Center at Summa Health System in Akron, Ohio and former manager of the Summa Anticoagulation Management Service. She has a collaborative practice agreement with the Internal Medicine Faculty and focuses on the management of diabetes, hypertension and anticoagulation therapy within a certified patient-centered medical home. She has been instrumental in developing the PCMH model and enhancing the model for transitions of care within this predominately, indigent clinic in Akron, Ohio. Her research interests include diabetes management, medication reconciliation, adherence/affordability of medications for patients and transitional care models.
John Moorman, Pharm.D., BCPSJohn Moorman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at the Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) College of Pharmacy, and is a Pharmacotherapy Specialist in Endocrinology at Akron General Medical Center in Akron, Ohio. His responsibilities include direct patient care in both inpatient and outpatient care settings, as well as transitional care services in diabetes management. In addition to his clinical services, he provides learning opportunities for pharmacists, pharmacy residents and pharmacy students at Akron General Medical Center. His academic responsibilities include didactic lectures throughout the Pharmacotherapy Sequence at NEOMED, specifically in the areas of diabetes mellitus, adrenal/pituitary disorders, and osteoporosis. Dr. Moorman is currently President-Elect of the Akron-Area Society of Health-System Pharmacists, and is a member of the Ohio and American Societies of Health-System Pharmacists, and the American and Ohio Colleges of Clinical Pharmacy. Moderator: Charles Taylor, Pharm.DDean and Professor of Pharmacy PracticeNortheast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) College of Pharmacy