Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
QAPI and Medication Management: Leveraging the Resources and Expertise of Your Pharmacy
2019 marks the full implementation of the "mega rule", including new requirements related to quality assurance and performance improvement. With a regulatory mandate to focus on high-risk, high-volume or problem-prone areas, many facilities will prioritize medication management when developing performance improvement activities. This presentation will highlight how facilities can utilize the unique resources and expertise of their pharmacy to comply with QAPI regulations. The use of pharmacy generated data to identify, analyze and track medication trends along with evidence-based practices to optimize geriatric medication management will be discussed in detail.