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Patient Management and Care Delivery Models

The profession of pharmacy is continuing its evolution from a principal focus on medication product distribution to expanded clinically-oriented patient care services.

Care Delivery Models

Accountable Care Organizations

Report of the 2012 ASHP Task Force on Accountable Care Organizations, AJHP

Pharmacists Belong In Accountable Care Organizations and Integrated Care Teams

Patient Centered Medical Home

Patient Centered Medical Home FAQ [PDF]

Medication Therapy Management

Medication Therapy Management Clinic [PPT]

Maximizing medication therapy management services through a referral initiative, AJHP

Health system’s readmission prevention plan relies on pharmacists, AJHP

Use of Technology to Support Care Delivery

Pharmacists’ Requirement for Continuity of the Clinical Narrative in the Electronic Medical Record, AJHP

Using telemedicine technology for pharmaceutical services to ambulatory care patients, AJHP

Guidelines, Policies, Best Practices

ASHP Guidelines: Minimum Standard for Pharmaceutical Services in Ambulatory Care

ASHP Guidelines on Home Infusion Pharmacy Services

ASHP Guidelines on Pharmacist-Conducted Patient Education and Counseling

ASHP Guidelines on Standardized Method for Pharmaceutical Care

ASHP Guidelines on Documenting Pharmaceutical Care in Patient Medical Records

ASHP Statement on the Over-the-Counter Availability of Statins

ASHP Statement on the Pharmacist’s Role in Hospice and Palliative Care

ASHP Statement on the Pharmacist’s Role in Medication Reconciliation

ASHP Statement on the Pharmacist’s Role in Primary Care

Medication Reconciliation Guidance Document for Pharmacists 

Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process

Peer Review for Ambulatory Care Pharmacists [NEW]

Ambulatory Care Pharmacist Workforce Development [NEW]

Additional Resources

Clinical Documentation for Patient Care, AJHP

Guide to Infection Prevention for Outpatient Settings: Minimum Expectations for Safe Care

Medication Therapy Management in Chronically Ill Populations: Final Report

National Voluntary Consensus Standards for Ambulatory Care

New Drugs in Primary Care 2017 [PDF}

Economic effects of pharmacists on health outcomes in the United States: A systematic review, AJHP

Principles Supporting Dynamic Clinical Care Teams: An American College of Physicians Position Paper

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