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Event date: 9/13/2018 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Export event
A National Web Conference on the Role of Health IT to Improve Medication Management

A National Web Conference on the Role of Health IT to Improve Medication Management

AHRQ Webinar

Web Conference Description:     
AHRQ webinar on the potential of health IT to improve medication monitoring, adherence, and medication therapy management for patients with complex conditions. Presenters discussed a text messaging system for patients with chronic conditions, the effects of a smart pillbox intervention on patient medication adherence after hospital discharge, and recommendations for clinical decision support used by community pharmacists delivering medication therapy management.  Eligible providers could earn up to 1.5 CE/CME credit hours for participating in the live webinar.

Confirmed Speakers:

Karen Farris, PhdProfessor of Pharmacy Administration and Chair, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, and Professor of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health

Jeffrey Schnipper, MDAssociate Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Margie Snyder, PhDAssociate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Network Director, Rx-SafeNet
Co-Director, Community Pharmacy Programs, Purdue University


Commander Derrick Wyatt, USPHS Commissioned CorpsDivision of Health IT Research Grants Manager in the Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement at AHRQ

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this web conference, participants should be able to:

1.      Explain the benefits and challenges for using reinforcement learning-guided text messaging to impact medication adherence. 

2.      Discuss the evaluation of a smart pillbox used by patients during care transitions.

3.      Describe the extent to which clinical decision support for community pharmacist-delivered medication therapy management (MTM CDS) aligns with established human factors principles.

4.      Discuss the usability and usefulness of MTM CDS for community pharmacists.

Targeted Audience:
Health care researchers, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists, and other health care professionals, health IT researchers and vendors.


For assistance: If you require special accommodations to participate in the web conference, please contact Amal Saeed at amal.saeed@conselara.com.


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