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Pharmacy Technology Summit 2014: Pharmacy Practice and Emerging Technologies
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Pharmacy Technology Summit 2014: Pharmacy Practice and Emerging Technologies

A Collaborative Program from NYS Pharmacy Organizations: NYSCHP, PSSNY, ASCP, ACCP and ACPHS

3/21/2014
When: March 21, 2014
9am-4pm
Where: Hilton Garden Inn
Albany Medical Center
62 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, New York  12208
United States
Contact: Tracy Russell, Executive Director of PSSNY
518-869-6595

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A Collaborative Program from NYS Pharmacy Organizations: 
 
Schedule

8:30-9:30 AM   
Keynote Presentation: Healthcare Reform, Accountable  Care, and Pharmacy Technology—Are These Related?         
Dominick Bizzaro, RPh., MBA

9:30-10:30 AM 

  • IVA Technology—Robotics and Automated Workflow Management, William Churchill, RPh
  • Panel Discussion Health System Pharmacy Administrator, State Board Member, Organization Representatives (NYSCHP, NYSACCP)

10:30-11:00 AM
Break and Exhibits

11:00-12:00 PM

  • Hospital Dispensing Technologies: ADCs, Robotics, Controlled Substance Vault Technology Dave Webster, BS Business Administration
  • Panel Discussion Health System Pharmacy Administrator, State Board Member, BNE Office Representative, Organization Representatives (NYSCHP, NYS-ACCP)

12:00-1:15 PM
Lunch and Exhibits

1:30-2:15 PM 

  • Technology and Automated Workflow in Ambulatory/Community Pharmacy  Tony Tartaro, RPh
  • Panel Discussion Outpatient Pharmacy Administrator, State Board Member, Professional Organization Representatives (PSSNY, NYSCHP, ACCP)

2:15-2:30 PM 
Breaks and Exhibits

2:30-3:30 PM
Informatics, Health Information Exchange and Pharmacy Practice Speakers TBA

4:00 PM Program Conclusion  

Objectives

After completion of the program the attendee should be able to:

Keynote Presentation: Healthcare Reform, Accountable Care, and Pharmacy Technology—Are These Related?
UAN:  0134-0000-14-039-L04-P  1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEU)  Knowledge Based 

  • Describe the macro trends that will fundamentally shift how care is organized, paid for and delivered over the next decade
  • List the "Five Patient-Centric Data Rights” and their implications for the "Five Medication Rights”
  • Analyze the foundational challenges in managing the health of populations, and the possibilities for pharmacists as healthcare solution providers
  • Evaluate the possibilities of how pharmacists can help realize value from Real World data (aka, Big Data and Hyper Data)

IVA Technology—Robotics and Automated Workflow Management
UAN:  134-0000-14-040-L04-P  1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEU)  Knowledge Based 

  • Compare and contrast the technology used in robotics and automated workflow management.
  • Describe the patient safety advantages to IVA technology
  • List the risks of IVA technology deployment
  • Describe the process of remote site management.

Hospital Dispensing Technologies: ADCs, Robotics, Controlled Substance Vault Technology
UAN:  0134-0000-14-041-L04-P   1.0 Contact Hours (0.1 CEU)  Knowledge Based

  • To describe how technology can support a clinical practice model with the focus on a technician/automated medication distribution model from dockside to bedside.
  • To identify the advantages of automated dispensing cabinets in supporting both decentralized inventory models and hybrid distribution systems.
  • To describe advantages of technology in surveillance, detection and prevention of controlled substance diversion.
  • To specify advantages of automated inventory management within the pharmacy with a focus on efficient workflow and financial return.
  • To describe the evolution of robotic dispensing systems and outline the patient safety implications in a bar code medication administration environment. To define how modifications to current regulations can help support the use of technology now and in the future.  

Technology and Automated Workflow in Ambulatory/Community Pharmacy
UAN:  0134-0000-14-042-L04-P  1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEU)  Knowledge Based

  • Provide an overview of the automated workflow technology used in a Central Fulfillment model in the community setting.
  • Describe the patient safety advantages of the Central Fill Model.
  • Define the role that the Central Fill model plays in Health Care Reform and Accountable Care.
  • Outline the risks of implementing Centralized Fulfillment technology. -State the current and future regulatory challenges faced by Central Fill facilities.

Informatics, Health Information Exchange and Pharmacy Practice
UAN:  0134-0000-14-043-L04-P  1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEU)  Knowledge Based
 

  • Discuss the challenges of informatics and access information.
  • Describe the ultimate role of the pharmacist as a member of the healthcare team.
  • Discuss the challenges to technology implementation from state and federal regulations.
  • Define meaningful use and other interfaces.  
Target Audience: 

This program is appropriate for pharmacists in a wide array of practice environments, including those involved in the provision of pharmaceutical care, clinical pharmacy research, pharmacy management, and pharmacy education.    

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