Informatics Institute

[117-L04] Summer Bytes: Pharmacy Informatics Highlights

Sunday, June 3
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Room: 405, Level 2 (Street Level)

Planned in cooperation with the ASHP Section of Pharmacy Informatics and Technology
ACPE Activity #0204-0000-18-117-L04-P /0204-0000-18-117-L04-T
1.00 Contact Hours | Knowledge-based

This program is approved for up to 1.00 continuing education (CE) hours for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certified Professional in Healthcare Information & Management Systems (CPHIMS) or the Certified Associate in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CAHIMS).

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Cynthia Von Heeringen, Pharm.D., M.S., BCPS, R.Ph.

Director, Educational Programs II
ASHP
Bethesda, MD

I will be your ASHP point of contact as you plan your session. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns. I look forward to working with you.

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David Aguero, R.Ph., Pharm.D., DPLA

Manager, Medication Systems and Informatics
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Memphis, TN

David’s role at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is primarily as a change agent; empowering staff to standardize and rework processes for increased efficiency and better patient care through improved use of technology, deployment of technicians and pharmacists to advanced roles, and assisting in process improvement through appropriate data collection/utilization.

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David Aguero, Pharm.D., DPLA, Pharm.D., DPLA

Manager, Medication Systems and Informatics
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Memphis, TN

David’s role at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is primarily as a change agent; empowering staff to standardize and rework processes for increased efficiency and better patient care through improved use of technology, deployment of technicians and pharmacists to advanced roles, and assisting in process improvement through appropriate data collection/utilization.

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    Jeffrey Chalmers, Pharm.D., DPLA, Pharm.D.

    Director, Pharmacy Informatics and Technology
    Cleveland Clinic Health System
    Cleveland, OH

    Jeff Chalmers, PharmD, is the system director for pharmacy informatics and technology at the Cleveland Clinic Health System. He received his BS in pharmacy from the University of Toledo, and his PharmD at the University of Florida. He has 20 years of hospital experience, and 12 years within the pharmacy informatics practice area. His practice interests include pharmacy informatics management, clinical decision supoprt, and reporting/analytics. His teams support medication related workflows for the electronic medical record at 10 Cleveland Clinic hospitals, all pharmacy automation and technology within the department, as well automation and technology for 22 retail pharmacies.

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      Elsbeth Thurston, Pharm.D., Pharm.D., M.H.A., M.B.A.

      Application Architect
      Sentara Healthcare
      Virginia Beach, VA

      Elsbeth earned her Doctor of Pharmacy and Masters in Business Administration from Drake University in 2004. Later receiving a Masters in Healthcare Administration from the University of Maryland-University College in 2012. She has worked in both the outpatient and inpatient pharmacy environments and held a variety of clinical to managerial positions. She is Epic certified in Willow and leads of team of 11 clinical analysts and a PGY-2 Informatics Resident for Sentara Healthcare. She also has a long track record of professional activity on the state level and served as President of the Virginia Society of Health-System Pharmacists in 2010 and elected the 2012 VSHP Pharmacist of the Year. In her spare time, Elsbeth volunteers with the Virginia Disaster Medical Assistance Team (VA-1 DMAT) and was deployed as a pharmacist to help with relief efforts during Hurricane Ike, the 2008 Presidential Inauguration, Hurricane Isaac, and most recently hirricaine Maria.

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        Samm Anderegg, Pharm.D., M.H.A., M.B.A., Pharm.D., M.S., BCPS

        CEO
        DocStation Inc.
        Austin, TX

        Samm Anderegg, Pharm.D., MS, BCPS is Chief Executive Officer at DocStation and healthcare technology consultant. DocStation is a software platform for healthcare teams, enabling pharmacists to provide value-based care to patients. As CEO, Samm is responsible for product design, data architecture, business strategy, marketing, finance, and customer engagement.In his role with the Pharmacy HIT Collaborative, Samm is focused on developing standardized data sets (i.e. value sets) for clinical pharmacy documentation. Value sets are the foundation for integrating pharmacist providers into health information exchanges (HIEs) and value-based quality programs. Samm is active in several professional associations including the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP), Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA), and several state pharmacy organizations. Samm grew up in Charles City, Iowa and graduated with distinction from the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy. He completed post-graduate residency training and a combined Master’s degree program specializing in Health-System Pharmacy Administration at the University of Kansas.After working in oncology and ambulatory care management at Augusta University Health System in Augusta, Georgia, Samm transitioned into a consultant role focused on healthcare technology and founded DocStation Inc.

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