ASHP 2019 Best Practices Awards

An annual recognition program developed by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists and sponsored by Amgen, the Best Practices Awards have been given every year since 1999 to outstanding pharmacists who have successfully implemented innovative systems into their pharmacy. 

This year's Best Practices Awards were given to the following: 

Development and Outcomes of a High-Touch, Integrated Specialty Pharmacy Model at an Academic Health System: Vanderbilt Specialty Pharmacy, Nashville Tenn. 

  • Autumn Zuckerman, PharmD
  • Jacob Jolly, PharmD
  • Nisha Shah, PharmD
  • Ryan Nix, PharmD
  • Elizabeth Cherry, PharmD
  • Matthew Phillips, PharmD
  • Rebecca Yoon, PharmD
  • Nicholas Brakefield, PharmD
  • Tara Kelley, PharmD

Impact of a Centralized Pharmacy Transitions of Care Program on 30‐Day Hospital Readmission Rates for Patients Discharged from Contracted Skilled Nursing Facilities: Kaiser Permanente, Northern California Region, Oakland.

  • Karen Cham, PharmD
  • Alfonso Becerra, PharmD
  • Adenola Akilo, PharmD
  • Kelvin Chan, PharmD
  • Shubhi Nagrani, PharmD
  • Jodi Loyles, PharmD
  • Carolyn Woo, PharmD

Implementation of a Scalable Pharmacy Population Health Model at a Large Regional Health System: Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston‐Salem, N.C.

  • Beth Williams, PharmD
  • Molly Hinley, PharmD
  • Tiffany Sherod-Harris, PharmD
  • Candace Dixon, PharmD
  • Jennifer Tryon, PharmD
  • Brian Marlow, PharmD

Implementation of an Opioid Stewardship Program at an Academic Medical Center: University of Kentucky, Lexington.

  • Douglas Oyler, PharmD
  • Kristy Deep, MD
  • Stephanie Abel, PharmD
  • Kimberley Hite, PharmD
  • Phillip Chang, MD

Pharmacy-Driven Rapid Bacteremia Response Program: Norton Healthcare. Louisville, Ky.

  • Ashley Wilde, PharmD
  • Matthew Song, PharmD
  • W. Paul Allen, PharmD
  • Leslie Kenney
  • Alice Beane, PharmD
  • Alan Junkins, PhD
  • Paul Schulz, MD

Transforming Data into Insight: Establishment of a Pharmacy Analytics and Outcomes Team: UNC Health Care, Chapel Hill, N.C.

  • Mary-Haston Vest, PharmD
  • Ashley Pappas, PharmD
  • Evan Colmenares, PharmD
  • Scott Savage, PharmD
  • Timothy Weber
  • Rowell Daniels, PharmD

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