Pharmacists Reaching Out in Multiple Sclerosis: Integrating Digital Technology to Support Patient Care

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Pharmacy Times, May 2019 Skin & Eye Health, Volume 85, Issue 5

FACULTY

Timothy D. Aungst, PharmD, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University, Worcester, Massachusetts

Aimee M. Banks, PharmD, BCPS, MSCS, Clinical Pharmacist, Multiple Sclerosis, Department of Specialty Pharmacy Services, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee

Brandon M. Markley, PharmD, BCPS, Clinical Pharmacist, Multiple Sclerosis, Department of Specialty Pharmacy Services, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Examine how digital technology and wireless communication systems have been integrated into health care
  • Identify how the integration of digital and mobile technology can enhance patient engagement
  • Characterize digital and mobile technology systems that have been utilized to improve data capture and patient engagement for disease-modifying therapies in multiple sclerosis
  • Explain how health-system and specialty pharmacy administrators can utilize patient-specific data captured, through digital and mobile technology systems, for resource and patient care decisions

TARGET AUDIENCE: Pharmacists

ACTIVITY TYPE: Application

RELEASE DATE: May 13, 2019

EXPIRATION DATE: May 13, 2020

ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY: 2.5 hours

FEE: This lesson is offered for free at www.pharmacytimes.org.