Date: Oct 4, 2016 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Registration closes on Oct 05, 2016 03:00 PM
- Pharmacy Students
Registration closes on Oct 05, 2016
at 03:00 PM
- Describe the state of chronic conditions in the United States and the rationale for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) to implement Chronic Care Management (CCM) for its beneficiaries.
- Summarize the CCM expectations as detailed by CMS.
- Discuss the opportunities and challenges for primary care providers to implement chronic care management.
- Describe the expectations of CMS for addressing medication related concerns within the CCM model.
- Provide potential strategies for implementation of CCM in local communities.
Marc Sweeney, R.Ph., Pharm.D.
Brief Bio : Dr. Sweeney received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy degree from Ohio Northern University and received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from The Ohio State University. He completed an Academic Leadership Fellowship at The Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Sweeney also completed a Master of Divinity degree from Southwest Bible College and Seminary. Dr. Sweeney is the founding and current Dean and Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Cedarville University School of Pharmacy. He is also the co-founder and CEO of Profero Team, LLC, a health care consulting company. His past professional experience includes full and part-time roles in academia, hospice, ambulatory care, long-term care, homecare, and specialty pharmacy consulting. He is the Past President of the Ohio Pharmacists Association (OPA). He currently serves as President of Cedar Care, LLC, the Medication Therapy Management Service Company for Cedarville University. He has served on several committees within OPA, the Ohio Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, local pharmacists associations, healthcare institutions and universities. He has been a board member of the Ohio Pharmacists Association, the Ohio Chapter of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, the Centers for Osteopathic Research and Education and the Christian Pharmacists Fellowship International. Dr. Sweeney has published several articles pertaining to pharmacy practice and has made many presentations to healthcare professionals and the general community. He has implemented pharmacy practices in physician offices and has participated in the development of innovative disease state management programs in various businesses, institutions and pharmacies. He continues to be involved with research in pharmacy practice, pharmacy education, rural health initiatives and patient safety.