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Theme 3: Patient Care—2015 Original

Note: This is an archived version of the original Leading Change: Strategic Plan 2015–2020.

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Theme 3 in Leading Change: Strategic Plan 2015–2020 is:

Patient care: reframing how the medication needs of patients are met

Goals

  1. Provide the evidence for safe medication use practices for UCSF Health and beyond
  2. Translate data into more precise medication decisions for individual patients
  3. Influence policy that affects health science research and patient care

Goal 1: Provide the evidence for safe medication use practices for UCSF Health and beyond

3.1.1

Demonstrate the value of establishing relationships between pharmacists and the patients they serve … by creating models of care that allow for effective communications.

Driver: Lisa Kroon, PharmD

With: Department of Clinical Pharmacy faculty; Daniel Wandres, PharmD

Completed by: 2020

3.1.2

Ensure that UCSF Health's accountable care organizations (ACOs) and other affiliations help their patients receive the right medications and take them the right way … by developing and evaluating pharmacy care and medication management models in the ambulatory care setting.

Driver: Kevin Rodondi, PharmD

With: Daniel Wandres, PharmD; Lisa Kroon, PharmD; Marilyn Stebbins, PharmD

Completed by: 2020

3.1.3

Demonstrate and reinforce the importance of accurate medication lists throughout UCSF Health … by aggressively implementing and assessing the impact of UCSF MedList Clinic services.

Driver: Marilyn Stebbins, PharmD

With: Jennifer Cocohoba, PharmD

Completed by: 2017

3.1.4

Continually assess formulary management and medication safety and effectiveness for UCSF Health and across the UC system … by evidence-based medication use research carried out by the UCSF Medication Outcomes Center.

Driver: Bret Brodowy, PharmD

With: Candy Tsourounis, PharmD; Sheri Van Osdol, PharmD; UCSF Medical Center medication safety specialists

Completed by: 2016

3.1.5

Demonstrate the importance of health information exchange between community pharmacists and other health care providers … by first studying the types and impact of this information exchange.

Driver: Marilyn Stebbins, PharmD

With: Jennifer Cocohoba, PharmD; Lisa Kroon, PharmD; Kevin Rodondi, PharmD

Completed by: 2017

3.1.6

Demonstrate the value of pharmacist care services for UCSF Health… by developing a rigorous outcomes research program in the Medication Outcomes Center.

Driver: Bret Brodowy, PharmD (interim, until to be hired Outcomes/Pharmacoeconomics faculty)

With: Daniel Wandres, PharmD (interim, until to be hired Clinical Manager); Lisa Kroon, PharmD

Completed by: 2016

Goal 2: Translate data into more precise medication decisions for individual patients

3.2.1

Interpret medication-related tests—including pharmacogenomics—to assess appropriate medication therapy for patients for UCSF Health … by creating a pharmacist consultation service.

Driver: Ruth Greenblatt, MD

With: Bani Tamraz, PharmD, PhD; Jaekyu Shin, PharmD

Completed by: 2018

Goal 3: Influence policy that affects health science research and patient care

3.3.1

Evaluate the impact on the health of Californians of the new authorities given to pharmacists by California Senate Bill 493 … by collaborating with Healthforce at UCSF and state pharmacy leaders.

Driver: Jennifer Cocohoba, PharmD

With: Kevin Rodondi, PharmD; Outcomes/pharmacoeconomics faculty member to be hired in the Medication Outcomes Center

Completed by: 2020


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