Federal Pharmacy Forum: Federal Pharmacy 2019: Senior Leaders' Perspective

Description

The Chief Pharmacy Consultants (or their designees) from the Defense Health Agency, U.S. Public Health Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of the Navy, Department of the Army, and U.S. Coast Guard will provide an overview of current issues of interest to federal pharmacist and pharmacy technicians. Topics will include pharmacy’s role in public health, delivering medication therapy management, optimizing pharmaceutical clinical and economic outcomes, and changes in organization operations.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss the design, opportunities and challenges of the Army Pharmacy telehealth program.
  2. Describe the VA’s top pharmacy priorities over the next 3 to 5 years. 
  3. Describe the Defense Health Agency Pharmacy Operations: Merger and Acquisition - Building the Team.
  4. Describe the required criteria for and implementation of formulary exclusion from the TRICARE pharmacy benefit.
  5. Describe how Coast Guard is leveraging the implementation of MHS Genesis to expand telemedicine and pharmacist privileging. 
  6. Describe two critical public health priorities pharmacist should be aware of and addressing in their practices.
  7. Describe how USPHS pharmacists are supporting and advancing our role as primary care providers.

 

Technician Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss the design, opportunities and challenges of the Army Pharmacy telehealth program.
  2. Describe the VA’s top pharmacy priorities over the next 3 to 5 years. 
  3. Describe the Defense Health Agency Pharmacy Operations: Merger and Acquisition - Building the Team.
  4. Describe the required criteria for and implementation of formulary exclusion from the TRICARE pharmacy benefit.
  5. Describe how Coast Guard is leveraging the implementation of MHS Genesis to expand telemedicine and pharmacist privileging. 
  6. Describe two critical public health priorities pharmacist should be aware of and addressing in their practices.
  7. Describe how USPHS pharmacists are supporting and advancing our role as primary care providers.

 

 
 
 
Speakers:
Ty
Ty Bingham,
Director
Federal Bureau of Prisons
 
Ronald
Ronald Nosek, MS
Deputy Chief Consultant-PBM
US Dept. of Veterans Affairs
 
Kevin
Kevin Roberts, BS Pharm, Pharm.D.
Pharmacy Consultant to the US Army Surgeon General and Director, USA MEDCOM Pharmacy Service Line
DOD
 
Paul
Paul Michaud, Pharm.D., MS-QSM
U.S. Coast Guard Pharmacy Program Chief, Force Manager, Consultant
USCG/USPHS
 
Ann
Ann McManis, RPh, MPA, FAPhA
Chief of Pharmacy Operations
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
 
Heather
Heather Hellwig, MS, PHARMD, BCPS, FAPhA
Chief, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Section
United States Navy
 
Interest: Federal
Learning Level: Level 1
Pathway: Pharmacy Technician
Track: Federal Pharmacy Forum
Session Time Slot(s): 
Date: 
Friday, March 22
Time: 
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Room: 
Sheraton Seattle - Grand Ballroom CD
ACPE Pharmacist: 0202-0000-19-102-L04-P
CEUs Pharmacist: 0.1
ACPE Pharmacy Technician: 0202-0000-19-102-L04-T
CEUs Pharmacy Technician: 0.1
Activity Type:
Knowledge-based