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Establish sustainable and progressive pharmacy practice models

Advance patient-centered pharmacy practice to fully utilize the pharmacist to improve health, lower healthcare costs, and facilitate outcomes research.

    • Develop practitioner networks to promote practice, research, and teaching collaborations among faculty, preceptors, and other thought leaders (state organizations, payment collaboratives, BCBS, ADH). (PhPr Dept Chair)
    • Establish medication therapy management services offered through EBRx (Director MTS, EBRx) (PhPr Dept Chair)
    • Collaborate in the development and validation of clinical decision support engines to impact population-based practice (Director EBRx)

Develop and support accredited postgraduate residencies that produce highly trained pharmacy practitioners.

    • Develop partnerships across the state to provide seed funds for PGY1 residents, 10 additional residencies by 2017 (PhPr Dept Chair)
    • Support development of innovative, advanced, or specialized residency programs, 5 additional residencies by 2017 (PhPr Dept Chair)
    • Develop support mechanisms to enhance success of residency programs statewide (PhPr Dept Chair)
    • Develop and implement a formal process to assess the productivity for COP residency programs (PhPr Dept Chair)
    • Enhance donor funding of COP residency programs (Director of Development)

Engage in implementation science through the integration and evaluation of new practice models in the evolving health care system.

    • Recruit nationally recognized faculty in area of implementation science by 2015 (PhPr Dept Chair)