Telehealth: Strategies for Establishing Pharmacy Practice Models in Ambulatory Care Settings

Author:
Christina E. Deremer
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Insight and practical guidance for pharmacists who are beginning to implement telehealth services as well as those with existing services. Authored by expert pharmacists practicing within telehealth models, this book includes useful examples, tools for practice, and clinical vignettes to provide the reader with easy-to-understand applications of the content.

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Telehealth is a valuable tool for the profession of pharmacy to extend its reach to patients for the provision of medication management and complex patient care. Authored by expert pharmacists practicing within telehealth models, this book provides a step-wise approach to incorporating telehealth services into ambulatory care pharmacy practice. 

Telehealth: Strategies for Establishing Pharmacy Practice Models in Ambulatory Care Settings, will serve as a guide to pharmacists who are beginning to implement telehealth services, and also as a valuable resource to those with existing services by providing insight on best practices and revenue opportunities.

Topics covered:

  • Foundational concepts related to the history of telehealth and standardization of terminology
  • Workflow considerations
  • Revenue opportunities and billing considerations 
  • Metrics for telehealth evaluation
  • Integration of learners into telehealth pharmacy practice

Also included: useful examples, tools for practice, and clinical vignettes to provide the reader with easy-to-understand applications of the information found in each section.

Christina E. DeRemer, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, FASHP

Christina DeRemer is Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacotherapy & Translational Research, College of Pharmacy, at the University of Florida (UF). Her practice is based at UF Community Health and Family Medicine Clinic in Old Town, Florida. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and completed a postgraduate year 1 pharmacy practice residency and postgraduate year 2 ambulatory care residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. 

DeRemer has been an active member of ASHP, serving as Chair of the Section of Inpatient Care Practitioners Educational Steering Committee, contributing member of ASHP Section of Ambulatory Care Practitioners Section Advisory Group on Compensation & Practice Sustainability, participated in ASHP Commission on Goals: Optimizing Medication Outcomes Through Telehealth, and elected Director-at-Large (2021-2023 term) with the Section of Ambulatory Care Executive Committee. She has given numerous presentations and published notable articles on topics related to ambulatory care and telehealth.

Primary: pharmacists in ambulatory care and health-system settings; residents; practitioners; faculty/preceptors 

Secondary: librarians; non-member purchasers; specialty pharmacy; directors/managers; front line clinicians who provide telehealth services; residency programs; schools of pharmacy; rural health systems