February 2021
Case Study: Decreasing Medication-Related Adverse Events
NN is a 65-year-old male with a past medical history of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), neuropathy, depression, schizoaffective disorder, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and coronary artery disease. His MedWise Risk ScoreTM at the time of medication review was 32 out of 50, which is considered high risk.
Classification and Assessment of Medication Risk in the Elderly
The Tabula Rasa HealthCare (TRHC) Precision Pharmacotherapy Research & Development Institute (PPRDI) recently presented a scientific poster at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition in December 2020. The poster summarizes a study on how polypharmacy and altered pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics contribute to adverse drug events (ADEs) in the elderly.
CareKinesis Celebrates Success
Dana Palmer, PharmD, BCGP, CMWA, Pharmacy Operations – Call Center, CareKinesis
Kaitlin Savona, PharmD, BCGP, CMWA, Pharmacy Operations – EMTM, TRHC
Congratulations to Dana Palmer, PharmD, BCGP, CMWA, Pharmacy Operations – Call Center, CareKinesis, and Kaitlin Savona, PharmD, BCGP, CMWA, Pharmacy Operations – EMTM, TRHC. Dana and Kaitlin recently earned Principles and Practice of Hospice and Palliative certificates the first of two they will earn in the University of Maryland-Baltimore’s Master of Palliative Care program. Both Dana and Kaitlin have 4.0 GPAs in the program and are on track to graduate in July. Kudos to Dana and Kaitlin!
TRHC, our parent company, strives to be different from other companies. These differences are best captured in the 32 "Fundamentals" that are the foundation of our company culture, and celebrating success is Fundamental #23.
COVID-19 Vaccine Update
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We continue to work with our contacts at the CDC, Operation WARP Speed, and our buying group to acquire vaccines. Updates will be provided when available. Contact your CareKinesis Client Liaison with any questions.
Save the Date - CareKinesis Medication Safety Science Webinar Series
The CareKinesis Medication Safety Science Webinar Series will kick-off on Tuesday, February 23. The series will cover multiple topics in short, 30-minute sessions presented every two weeks. The first topic will be COVID-19 with sessions focusing on updated vaccine information, new drugs for treatment, mechanisms of infection, and simulation studies in PACE. Watch your email in-box for an invitation with more details for each individual webinar event.
Webinars and Educational Offerings
CareKinesis offers live CE accredited webinars through Tabula Rasa HealthCare University (TRHCU). Non-CE accredited Clinical Advisory Panel (CAP) 2020 modules are also available on demand. New offerings for 2021 include MedWiseTM introduction sessions and COVID-19 immunization webinars.

February

  • 11 - EireneRx 101

For more information, contact your CareKinesis Client Liaison.
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