In 2011, Dr. Wolfe received his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Utah Skaggs College of Pharmacy in Salt Lake City, Utah. He also received his Master of Science in pharmaceutical sciences from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy in 2013. In 2013, he also completed a 2-year health-system pharmacy administration residency at UNC Hospitals and Clinics. He became a BPS Board Certified Pharmacotherapy specialist in 2012. Upon graduating residency, he took a new position in controlled substances and data analytics which he grew into a pharmacy business intelligence and data analytics team before accepting another position where he is currently employed.
Dr. Wolfe is the Pharmacy Services Manager at CHESS, a health enablement company. CHESS enables physician groups, health systems, and ACO clients through the provision of value-based contracting, care transformation, and population health analytics. CHESS is located in High Point, North Carolina and provides medication management services to clients throughout North Carolina including Cornerstone Health Care, Catawba Valley Regional Medical Group, Appalachian Regional Medical Associates, Park Ridge Health, and Wake Forest Baptist Health. Dr. Wolfe supports a team of population health pharmacists across clinical and informatics needs.
Pharmacy Panel Management Platform (2016)
Designed the data architecture and use cases for population health pharmacists to queue, review, intervene, and follow up on drug therapy problems and manage patient panels. Partnered with internal development team to create an ASP.net website meeting the pharmacy program requirements.
Pharmacy Targeted Medication Review Reporting (2016)
Designed and deployed the tools and daily reports necessary for pharmacists to identify and intervene on drug therapy problems for patients in any of seven different value-based contracts and across clients using four different EMRs.
Self-Service Advanced analytic capabilities (2015)
Utilized Business Objects and partnered with data warehousing vendor to create a self-service platform that provides pharmacy department analysts and managers access to reports used for pharmacy labor, drug budget forecasting, pharmacoeconomic and profitability modeling, revenue integrity, medication utilization prediction, retail and specialty, pharmacy market analyses, e-prescription patterns and trends, pharmacy workload, patient medication fill history and access to legacy pharmacy data.
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