This podcast discusses clinical pharmacist productivity and why organizations measure it. The speaker gives examples on how to develop productivity models, ways to collect and report measurement data, avoid barriers, and increase internal support for varying productivity measures.
Calvin Ice, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP is currently a Supervisor of Clinical Pharmacy Services and PGY1 Residency Program Director at Spectrum Health Hospitals in Grand Rapids, Michigan. His background is in critical care, and he continues to spend part of his time practicing in the surgical/trauma ICU in his current role. Dr. Ice is a member of the ASHP Council on Therapeutics and Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists’ Clinical Leadership Advisory Group.
Vicki Basalyga, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCPPS, is the Director for the Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists. In this role Vicki serves as an information resource and provides guidance to ASHP members regarding science and scientific developments affecting pharmacy practice in health systems. She serves as secretary to the Section executive committee and coordinates activities to accomplish the objectives established by the Section. Additionally, Vicki has assumed the position of Council Secretary for the ASHP's Council on Therapeutics.
Vicki received her Doctor of Pharmacy from Duquesne University and completed an ASHP accredited PGY1 at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC. Vicki is also a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist and a Board Certified Pediatric Pharmacotherapy Specialist.
Prior to her current position at ASHP, Vicki practiced as critical care pharmacist in both the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit and the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC. Other activities Vicki performed included drafting policies and procedures, co-chairing the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, creating and drafting order sets for CPOE conversion and precepting residents and students.