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Grant Title: Creating a model for successful integration of a community pharmacist into the care transition process
Grants Awarded Number
181
Status
Grant Complete, 2018
Organization
Realo Discount Drug
Location
Jacksonville, North Carolina
Grant Category
Medication Management, Safety & Quality
Keyword
Care Transitions, HF, COPD, DM
Grant Docs
Poster | CPF Synopsis | TOC Service Toolkit | Article
Objectives

-Identify care transition needs in a local community that can be met by a community pharmacist. -Design a care transition program that utilizes the community pharmacist for patients being discharged from hospital to home. -Establish a formal partnership with a community hospital. -Obtain access to the hospitals electronic medical record. -Create a process for hospital staff to efficiently refer patients for care transition services. -Evaluate the impact of community pharmacist interventions on 30-day hospital readmission rates. -Explore payment model options that support sustainability of a community pharmacist-led care transition service. -Develop guidance on best practices for implementing a community pharmacist-led transition of care service.

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  • Applicant:
    Christina Nunemacher
    PharmD
    Realo Discount Drug

  • Team Member:
    Sarah Jones
    PharmD
    Ritzman

  • Team Member:
    Sha-Phawn Williams
    PharmD
    The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy