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Quality Corner Show Talks Transitions of Care for Cardiovascular Disease with Lucianne West, PharmD, BCCP

9 Feb

Quality Corner Show Talks Transitions of Care for Cardiovascular Disease with Lucianne West, PharmD, BCCP

PQS Senior Manager of Pharmacy Accounts, Nick Dorich, PharmD interviews Lucianne (Lucy) West, PharmD, BCCP, Heart Failure and Heart Transplant Clinical Pharmacist at Cleveland Clinic, about working with patients that have had a major cardiovascular events such as heart failure or a heart transplant. Lucy talks about medicine regimens for these patients and the importance of pharmacist interventions to avoid patient readmissions.

She also details how community pharmacists can support transitions of care for cardiovascular disease and the necessary collaboration between the community pharmacist and the ambulatory team.

Listen to episode 12 of the Quality Corner Show using the player below.

Lucianne West writes for The Grassroots Pharmacist blog and can be reached on twitter.