Paul DuBose, PhD, VP Analytics, Selected to Present SafeUseNow℠ Outcomes Study at AMCP's 26th Annual Meeting & Expo
ENCINITAS, Calif. (INTERNAL) December 3, 2013
Paul DuBose, PhD, SafeUseNow Vice President of Analytics, has been selected to co-chair a Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE) Session.
The session, titled,"SafeUseNow: Six-month Post-intervention Outcomes for a Prescriber-Centric Controlled Substance Risk Mitigation Program", will be presented at the 26th AMCP Annual Meeting & Expo to be held April 1-4, 2014 in Tampa, Florida. This presentation reports outcomes of a multi-year SafeUseNow℠ pilot program designed to reduce behaviors (e.g., polypharmacy, multiple prescribers, over-utilization, etc.) associated with avoidable medical services and costs. Co-presenting with Dr. DuBose is Saira A. Jan, M.S., Pharm.D., Director Clinical Pharmacy Management at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, and Clinical Professor, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers State University of New Jersey.
The SafeUseNow pilot program for which outcomes are being reported was operated cooperatively with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey. Lawrence Feinstein, PhD, SafeUseNow Vice President of Clinical Programs, introduced the pilot program at last year’s AMCP conference in a pharmacy briefing session titled SafeUseNow: A Controlled Substance Risk Identification and Prescriber Intervention Program.