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Heather Ourth

National Pharmacy Benefits Management Program Manager

Department of Veterans Affairs


86X – Leveraging Pharmacist Providers to Increase Access: Strategies for Success in Team-Based Models of Care

Presented by Julie Groppi, Linda L. Kight, FACHE, Heather Ourth at 8:45 AM on Wednesday, March 25th.

Pharmacists are integral members of the healthcare team and play an important role in optimizing medication use and improving patient care. Given the growing focus on optimizing patient outcomes, pharmacists have made a proven impact on meeting quality metrics and reducing costs, including in value-based payment models such as accountable care organizations and patient-centered medical…