Speaker

Randy McDonough, PharmD, MS, BCGP, BCPS, FAPhA

Co-Owner and Director of Clinical Services

Towncrest Pharmacies

Dr. Randy McDonough is co-owner of Towncrest, Solon Towncrest, and Towncrest Compounding Pharmacies. He is also co-founder/co-owner of Innovative Pharmacy Solutions. He oversees Towncrest Pharmacy’s clinical services including MTM services, nursing home consulting, wellness screenings, immunizations, and adherence services. He is responsible for the development, implementation, and quality assurance for all aspects of the clinic and services. He is board certified in geriatrics and as a pharmacotherapy specialist. His areas of interest include community-based outcomes research, pharmaceutical education, geriatrics, disease state management, student development, and the development of patient care initiatives in the community pharmacy setting. Dr. McDonough has published and presented extensively on the subject of pharmaceutical care and MTM in the community pharmacy setting. In particular, he is recognized for his efforts in developing and implementing patient care services.

He has co-authored a book on pharmaceutical care and has written chapters for several other texts. He has presented nationally and internationally on pharmaceutical care, MTM services and Performance Measures in the community pharmacy setting. More recently, two papers have been published that highlight his work in developing and implementing a new workflow process that emphasizes the role of community pharmacists of ensuring that patients are achieving their therapeutic outcomes with safe and effective medications. This led to a pilot program with the largest payer in the state of Iowa and resulted in Towncrest Pharmacy saving the payer $300.00 per member per month in total health care costs.

Randy is a member of the American Pharmacists Association, National Community Pharmacists Association, American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, American College of Clinical Pharmacy, and the Iowa Pharmacists Association. He has served in various roles in these organizations. He has been recognized nationally for his work and he has received the APhA Daniel B. Smith Award, NCPA Independent Pharmacist of the Year, IPA Innovative Pharmacist of the Year, and Parata’s Entrepreneurial Pharmacist of the Year. He is currently on the Board of Trustees with the American Pharmacists Association.

Insight Session Pharmacy

Community Pharmacy’s Role in Optimizing Medication Use and Quality for Patients with Chronic Disease

Community pharmacy is uniquely positioned and well-equipped to improve medication use and quality in healthcare, but the full potential and opportunity in this space has been largely unrealized. Join us to learn more about an exemplary model in community pharmacy that has advanced chronic care for patients by optimizing medication use to reduce downstream healthcare costs. Topics covered will include chronic care management, quality metrics, and more.

Monday, August 26, 2019

8:00AM - 9:00AM

Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Room 254