NYCSHP’s Spring Director and Clinical Roundtable took place at the Hospital for Special Surgery. Members and non-members were welcomed to attend to network, share insight into hot topics, and network with allied colleagues of different institutions.
Corey Witenko welcomed members and introduced President, Berger to provide the evening’s legislative update
Such topics discussed include, but were not limited to:
Advancements in health informatics
Pharmacy practice advancement initiatives
Medical marijuana policies and procedures
Technician registration/certification: are hospitals requiring new hires to be certified or giving incentives?
Joint Commission surveys: recent results and findings
New IDSA Clostridium difficile guidelines
Angiotensin II: enough evidence to add to formulary?
Quality improvement projects
Beyond Drug shortages: communication strategies, policy changes, medication error reports
Cost savings initiatives
The evening consisted of great discussion and conversation about what neighboring institutions are working to handle challenging situations, promote change within their department, and anticipating for the future.
The Director and Clinical Roundtable Committee consisted of Frank Sosnowski, RPH, MS; Corey Witenko, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP; Mark Sinnett, PharmD, FASHP; Yi Guo, PharmD; Jamie Chin, MS, PharmD, BCOP and Karen Berger, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP.
We are looking forward to future roundtable discussions!