Media Advisory: Cedars-Sinai Pharmacy Experts Present Innovations in Medication Safety
During American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting Dec. 4-8, Cedars-Sinai Pharmacists Available to Explain Advances in Stroke Therapies, Ensuring Patient Safety During Supply Chain Shortages, Discharge Innovations and More
Cedars-Sinai Pharmacy experts will present their latest advances in research and care in person at the midyear clinical meeting of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) in Las Vegas Dec. 4-8, sharing innovations to improve medication safety, availability and effectiveness for hospital patients.
“Our clinical pharmacists continue to find new ways to improve quality of care for our patients, and we look forward to sharing this work with the pharmacy community,” said Rita Shane, PharmD, vice president and chief pharmacy officer at Cedars-Sinai.
Among the educational sessions being presented by Cedars-Sinai Pharmacy leaders:
- “Innovative Discharge Services,” presented by Shane, Hai Tran, PharmD, director of Drug Use Policy, and Donna Leang, PharmD, manager of Medication Safety, on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 2 p.m. PT.
- "Don't Be Strangled by the Epidural Tubing Shortage: Switching Epidural Administration to a Large-Volume Intravenous Pump,” a case management study presented by Leang on Sunday, Dec. 4, at 12:30 p.m. PT.
- “TPA or TNK: Making the Choice When Time Is Brain,” presented by James Gilmore, PharmD, manager of Pharmacy for Critical Care and the Emergency Department, and Emergency Medicine Pharmacist Valerie San Luis, PharmD, on Monday, Dec. 5 at 4 p.m. PT.
Before the ASHP meeting, at the Vizient Pharmacy Network meeting in Las Vegas, Shane will receive the David A. Zilz Leadership Award on Saturday, Dec. 3. The honor is awarded to Vizient Pharmacy Network members who demonstrate vision, innovation, knowledge sharing, and sustained influence and contribution to the pharmacy community.
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