26 episodes

ASHPOfficial is the premier podcast of ASHP and the collective voice of our 50,000 members in health-system pharmacy. Through interviews and discussions with pharmacy thought leaders, ASHPOfficial will explore issues related to public health, medication use, and supporting the professional practice of pharmacists in hospitals, health systems, ambulatory clinics, and other settings. To learn more about ASHP, please visit ashp.org.

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ASHPOfficial is the premier podcast of ASHP and the collective voice of our 50,000 members in health-system pharmacy. Through interviews and discussions with pharmacy thought leaders, ASHPOfficial will explore issues related to public health, medication use, and supporting the professional practice of pharmacists in hospitals, health systems, ambulatory clinics, and other settings. To learn more about ASHP, please visit ashp.org.

    COVID-19: Ethical Considerations

    COVID-19: Ethical Considerations

    Please join Dr. Vicki Basalyga, Pharm.D. BCPS, BCPPS, Director of the Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists for today’s special edition podcast on COVID-19. Today we will be chatting with Dr. Ken Richman, Professor of Philosophy and Health Care Ethics and IRB Chair at MCPHS University in Boston about the ethics of research on COVID-19 during the 2020 pandemic.

    • 26 min
    COVID-19: Pharmacy Practice Leaders – Lesson Learned Series

    COVID-19: Pharmacy Practice Leaders – Lesson Learned Series

    In our latest episode, Dr. Eric Maroyka, Pharm.D., BCPS, Director, Center on Pharmacy Practice Advancement sits down with Dr. Christopher Fortier, Pharm.D., FASHP, Chief Pharmacy Officer, Massachusetts General Hospital to discuss  COVID-19 preparation, response, and mitigation lessons learned to share with the field.Dr. Fortier discusses lessons learned and key planning considerations for hospital and health-system pharmacy leaders with respect to pandemic planning, response, and mitigation. The coronavirus pandemic is stressing our healthcare system infrastructure, has the potential for a devastating economic fallout, and will test the outer limits of healthcare worker resilience.  The potential and actual surge in COVID-19 patients is threatening the capability and capacity of the US healthcare system as well as the safety and welfare of healthcare workers.

    • 18 min
    COVID-19: Evaluating the Literature

    COVID-19: Evaluating the Literature

    In today’s episode, we chat with Elaine Snow, BS Pharm., Editor-in-Chief of AHFS Drug Information® (AHFS® DI™) and Handbook on Injectable Drugs® (HID™) and Dr. Seth Strawbridge, Pharm.D. and Clinical Informaticist on the eHealth Solutions Team in ASHP’s Publishing Office about the amount of literature currently published on COVID-19, AHFS®, and other ASHP Resources.

    • 14 min
    Therapeutic Thursdays: COVID-19 and Pharmacy Preparedness

    Therapeutic Thursdays: COVID-19 and Pharmacy Preparedness

    Today on ASHPOfficial, We chat with Eric Maroyka about the current resources available to pharmacists to help manage the operational and clinical considerations for COVID-19.

    • 13 min
    Therapeutic Thursdays: Managing Patients with COPD: Continuing the Conversation

    Therapeutic Thursdays: Managing Patients with COPD: Continuing the Conversation

    COPD remains the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S. and National costs attributed to COPD treatment and care are projected to increase by 53% through 2020-from $32 billion to $49 billion. Joining this Therapeutic Thursday are four expert clinicians discussing the interprofessional approaches to managing patients with COPD and issues to discuss when transitioning patients out of the inpatient care setting to home or long-term care facilities.

    ASHP Women in Pharmacy Leadership: Optimizing Opportunities for a Successful Career

    ASHP Women in Pharmacy Leadership: Optimizing Opportunities for a Successful Career

    In celebration of International Women’s Day, ASHP Official will be re-releasing interviews from the Women in Pharmacy Leadership series. In this episode, recorded in February 2018, Sara J. White and Melissa Murer Corrigan explore the value of exposure to varying opportunities and how opening up to broad experiences can help transcend your pharmacy degree and lead to unique career paths.Melissa Murer Corrigan, B.S.Pharm., FAPhA, FASHP, is President, Manville Heights LLC. She is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice for the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy.Sara J. White, M.S., is a retired Director of Pharmacy for Stanford Hospitals and Clinics.Date recorded: February 8, 2018Date originally released: March 2018Re-Release: March 3, 2020

    • 35 min

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Excellent update and review

Tom and Doug did an excellent job explaining the key points and offering insight on what may (or may not) happen in 2019 and 2020.

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