[Interview] In-Home Medication Coaching: Creating Innovative Collaborative Relationships with Payers
Elevate Pharmacy Virtual Summit: Day 2 Session 4
Bold. Adaptive. Innovative. The Kelley-Ross Clinical Pharmacy Institute is about attaining the future of pharmacy, and managing that division is Josh Akers. Josh graduated from Washington State University in 2007, completed a residency at Virginia Mason Medical Center in 2008, and has been with Kelley-Ross ever since. Josh oversees their in-home med coaching and transitions of care programs, serves as Residency Director for the Community Pharmacy Residency Program and is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Washington. He serves on the board of directors for the Senior Housing Assistance Group (SHAG) Community Life Foundation and has participated in various advisory groups on a variety of topics. He most recently was awarded the Upsher-Smith Excellence in Innovation award in Washington, as well as part of the Kelley-Ross team that received the APhA Pinnacle award for Group Practice.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Blair Green Thielemier, PharmD is an independent consultant pharmacist living in Arkansas with her husband and daughter. Her latest project is the first-ever virtual pharmacy conference, the Elevate Pharmacy Virtual Summit. She is also the founder of Pharmapreneur Academy, an online e-Course and Community where she guides pharmacist-entrepreneurs through the process and barriers of building a pharmacy consulting business. She is the author of How to Build a Pharmacy Consulting Business, a contributing author for Pharmacy Times and guest host on the Pharmacy Podcast. More information about Dr. Thielemier can be found on her website.
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