March’s Networking event took place at Calle Ocho in the upper west side. The evening’s featured topic was Transitions of Care from the hospital setting to the patients’ home. The first guest speakers included Niki Patel, Pharm.D., MBA and Valerie Auyeung, MD from NovoNordisk. They presented data as well as patient focused initiatives to promote the continuity of care from the hospital to the patients’ homes to decrease hospital readmission rates.Nikki Bhogal, Pharm.D. continued the evening by sharing her experiences as a transitions of care pharmacist at Mount Sinai Beth Israel. She as spearheaded the program with the help of Mount Sinai Beth Israel PGY-1 residents and students from Long Island University.
Synopses and photos by Jamie Chin