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CPESN Pharmacist Tiffany Barber Featured in ComputerTalk for the Pharmacist

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 11:06 PM

Tiffany Barber from Hillsborough Pharmacy and Nutrition in Hillsborough, N.C., was featured in the May/June issue and online edition of ComputerTalk for the Pharmacist. Click here to read the whole article and learn about Tiffany's involvement in CPESN Networks.

Pharmacist e-Care Plan Summer Webinar Series

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 7:00 AM

We are excited to announce our CPESN® eCare Plan Summer Webinar Series, which is aimed at getting information into the hands of participating pharmacies. Click here to register for one of the four (4) sessions. All sessions will be the same and cover Pharmacist eCare Plan basics.  

CPESN USA Featured Throughout Missouri Pharmacist Magazine

Friday, June 8, 2018 6:00 PM

Our friends at the Missouri Pharmacists Association developed an impressive April-June 2018 issue of the Missouri Pharmacist Magazine. The issue is chocked full of CPESN-related articles. Check out the whole magazine here.

 

Click on the page numbers below to jump to that article directly!

Page 10 - CPESN Missouri: Local Network …

CPESN Leaders to Co-Facilitate NCPA Enhanced Services Boot Camps

Friday, June 1, 2018 8:30 AM

Several CPESN USA Directors will be helping the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) co-facilitate their Enhanced Services Boot Camps this summer. Previously, NCPA has hosted Boot Camps in New Jersey and Tennessee. Events in California, Florida, Wisconsin, and Missouri have now been scheduled. This innovative program exa…

Upcoming Presentations

Thursday, May 31, 2018 8:00 AM

Join us! CPESN Leaders and Luminaries will be sharing the CPESN story at the following upcoming conferences. If you are attending one of these events, come see us. We look forward to connecting with you.

 

CPESN Iowa Pharmacy Featured in Drug Topics Article

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 11:00 AM

Jen Alexander, PharmD, pharmacy manager at NuCara Pharmacy in Pleasant Hill, Iowa was featured in a recent Special Report by Drug Topics. She was quoted in the article, "Enhance Your Patient Counseling Skills." 

Click here to read the whole article.

NuCara is one of nearly 100 pharmacies in Iowa participating in CPESN Networks.

Congratulations to the Arkansas CPESN Quality Assurance Committee

Monday, May 21, 2018 8:30 AM

This committee worked hard on developing a survey of their network and submitted an evaluation of a portion of the survey as a poster presented during 2018 APhA Annual Meeting.  For their work, they were awarded the APhA Academy of Pharmacy Practice & Management Presentation Merit Award.  One of 8 winners out of over 500 posters …

Upcoming Presentations

Friday, May 11, 2018 5:00 PM

Join us! CPESN Leaders and Luminaries will be sharing the CPESN story at the following upcoming conferences. If you are attending one of these events, come see us. We look forward to connecting with you.

 

Mutual CPESN featured in ComputerTalk for the Pharmacist

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 9:20 AM

Mutual Drug's announcement that they've established Mutual CPESN® Network is featured in ComputerTalk for the Pharmacist.  The article includes the newest Mutual CPESN Video.

Check it out here.

Mutual Drug Establishes Mutual CPESN® Network

Thursday, May 3, 2018 5:15 AM

Mutual Drug is excited to announce a new clinically integrated pharmacy provider network called Mutual CPESN. “The goals of the network align perfectly with Mutual Drug’s long-term mission of supporting community pharmacies,” said Patrick Brown, Mutual CPESN Lead Network Facilitator. 

To read the full announcement click here.

 

The Care Manager Who Fills Prescriptions

Thursday, April 26, 2018 6:00 AM

There is a great article on CPESN® Networks by Lia Novotny with athenahealth (www.athenahealth.comcalled "The Care Manager who Fills Prescriptions" featuring CPESN USA Luminary Amina Abubakar.  

Check it out here!

CPESN Luminary Chris Antypas Featured in Drug Topics article

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 11:25 AM

Chris Antypas, PharmD, was featured in a recent Drug Topics article, entitled, "How One Pharmacy Is Delivering Better Care." Antypas is a Luminary for the Pennsylvania Pharmacist Care Network, a CPESN Network.

Click here to reach the full article.

CPESN Networks A Reason for Optimism in Drug Topics Article

Thursday, April 19, 2018 11:15 AM

Author Marvin R. Moore, PharmD, identified CPESN Networks as a reason for optimism in his Drug Topics article entitled, "The Future of Pharmacy is Not All Doom and Gloom."

Click here to read the full article.

Upcoming Presentations

Friday, April 13, 2018 7:00 AM

Join us! CPESN Leaders and Luminaries will be sharing the CPESN story at the following upcoming conferences. If you are attending one of these events, come see us. We look forward to connecting with you

CPESN Iowa Luminary Cheri Schmit Featured in ComputerTalk for the Pharmacist

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 4:10 PM

ICYMI: CPESN Iowa Luminary Cheri Schmit was featured in a February 2018 ComputerTalk for the Pharmacist blog post entitled, Creating a Clinical Environment for Pharmacy Practice.

To read the whole article, please click here.

 

CPESN Director Joe Moose Featured in Retail Pharmacy Magazine in Australia

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 12:05 PM

In advance of the Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference & Trade Exhibition, Retail Pharmacy Magazine is featuring some of the event's speakers, including CPESN USA Director of Luminary Development Joe Moose, PharmD. The Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference & Trade Exhibition will be held from May 3-6, 2018 on the…

ICYMI - CPESN Georgia Featured in NBC-2 Online

Monday, April 9, 2018 8:45 PM

CPESN Georgia and Lead Luminary Charlie Barnes were featured in an online article on NBC-2.

To read the full article, click here:

 

CPESN Florida Luminaries Featured in Pharmacy Times

Monday, April 9, 2018 4:39 PM

Check out CPESN Florida luminaries DeAnn Mullins from Mullins Pharmacy and Theresa Tolle from Bay Street Pharmacy in a Pharmacy Times article on women at the forefront of pharmacy. 

To read the full article, click here

 

CPESN Director Joe Moose Featured in Retail Pharmacy Magazine in Australia

Monday, March 26, 2018 8:25 AM

In advance of the Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference & Trade Exhibition, Retail Pharmacy Magazine is featuring some of the event's speakers, including CPESN USA Director of Luminary Development Joe Moose, PharmD. The Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference & Trade Exhibition will be held from May 3-6, 2018 on the…

CPESN Networks Featured in Physician IT Blog

Thursday, March 22, 2018 2:14 PM

Physician Todd Rowland, MD featured CPESN Networks and Community Care of North Carolina in his most recent blog post. Look what physicians are saying about partnering with community-based pharmacies on care management. Click here:  http://bit.ly/2G461IX

CPESN Director Joe Moose Quoted in Pharmacist.com Article on Value-Based Payment Models

Monday, March 19, 2018 10:15 AM

CPESN USA Director of Luminary Development, Joe Moose, was quoted in today's Pharmacist.com article on Value-based Payment Models. Check it out:

https://www.pharmacist.com/article/apha2018-journey-toward-value-based-payment-models

Joe was was of the podium speakers during a standing-room-only presentation on the same topic at the A…

Upcoming Presentations

Thursday, February 22, 2018 4:44 PM

 

Join us! CPESN Leaders and Luminaries will be sharing the CPESN story at the following upcoming conferences. If you are attending one of these events, come see us. We look forward to connecting with you.

 

 

 

 

Trygstad Featured in Pharmacy Forward Podcast

Friday, February 16, 2018 3:13 PM

 

CPESN USA Executive Director, Troy Trygstad, PhD, PharmD, MBA was featured in today's Pharmacy Forward Podcast. Troy shared how to use community based care delivery to create supports to help patients to optimally use medications. Pharmacy Forward is a podcast about advancing pharmacy practice by transforming knowledge into action…

"Introduction to CPESN Networks" Webinar Series Now Accessible

Thursday, February 8, 2018 7:40 PM

 
The CPESN USA Leadership Team invites you to attend our "Introduction to CPESN Networks" webinar series. Learn more about local CPESN Networks forming across the country and the value they provide to payers and providers. Two sessions are offered each month, including:
 
  • 1:00 - 2:30 PM EST on the second Thursday of each month,…

ICYMI: CPESN Networks Featured in ComputerTalk Magazine

Monday, December 11, 2017 7:28 PM

 

CPESNSM USA Executive Director, Troy Trygstad, and Director of Strategy and Luminary Development, Joe Moose, were featured in the September/October 2017 edition in an article entitled, Independent, But Not Alone: CPESN Networks, by Caitlin Sattler, a Journalist with PioneerRx. To see the full article, click here.

 

 

 

 

 

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"An Introduction to CPESN Networks" Webinar Series is Now Available

Monday, October 16, 2017 5:19 PM

 

Community-based pharmacy owners and CPESNSM Luminaries will be joined by CPESN USA leaders to co-present "An Introduction to CPESN Networks" webinar series on Thursday evenings from 7:00-8:30 PM Eastern Standard Time. Here are the upcoming dates:

 

 

October 26th - Tripp Logan from L & S Pharmacy and CPESN USA's Ashley Bran…

CPESN USA Luminary Randy McDonough Featured in August 2017 issue of Pharmacy Times

Thursday, September 21, 2017 1:47 PM

 

Enjoy a great article on transforming a pharmacy to a value-based care model by CPESNSM USA Luminary Randy P. McDonough, PharmD, MS, CGP, BCPS, FAPHA and Shannon Rudolph, PharmD. The article was featured in the August 2017 issue of Pharmacy Times and posted on September 6, 2017 in the Pharmacy Times website. 

Click here to read t…

NCPA Innovation Center Webinar Features the Arkansas CPESN

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 3:15 PM

 

Each month, the National Community Pharmacists Association® Innovation Center offers an educational continuing education webinar. This month, they will take a deeper look into the Arkansas CPESNSM with a course titled: Building a Network: Improving Opportunities Through Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Networks (or CPESNSM Net…

Upcoming Presentations

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 2:16 PM

 

Join us! CPESN Leaders and Luminaries will be sharing the CPESN story at the following upcoming conferences. If you are attending one of these events, come see us. We look forward to connecting with you.

 

Event Dates Location Venue
MTM and Medication Adherence Innovations Summit October 4-5 Phoenix, AZ DoubleTr…

CPESN Networks Featured in Another National Pharmacy Magazine

Monday, September 11, 2017 2:41 PM

 

CPESN USA, along with Arkansas CPESN luminaries Anne Pace and Bobby Glaze, was featured in the September issue of America's Pharmacist. NCPA members can view it online here. Not an NCPA member yet? Visit the NCPA Annual Convention in Orlando and see what you are missing. Learn more by visiting www.ncpanet.org.

 

Join Us for CPESN Activities During NCPA Annual Convention

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 6:06 PM

 
CPESN USA has a number of inaugural events planned during the NCPA® Annual Convention. Join us in Orlando for these events:
 
Join us for the Luminary & Facilitator Business Meeting!
Saturday, October 14th from 2-6 PM 
Two luminaries or network facilitators from CPESN USA-affiliated networks are invited to atte…

CPESN Networks Featured in Drug Store News!

Friday, August 11, 2017 11:02 AM

CPESN Networks were featured during the opening session at Cardinal Health RBC 2017 and in a recent article in Drug Store News. A panel discussion during the session included National Community Pharmacists Association CEO, DeAnn Mullins, NCPA president, Doug Hoey, and independent pharmacist, Rob Cockman of Midtown Pharmacy in Whitset…

CPESN USA and CPESN Missouri Featured in Missouri Pharmacist

Thursday, August 3, 2017 9:13 AM

Missouri Pharmacist featured CPESN USA and the pending launch of the local network, CPESN Missouri, in their July-September 2017 edition. CPESN USA national luminary, Dr. Tripp Logan, was featured throughout the article which provided a great re-cap to their progress. 

To read the full article, click here: https://cpesn.com/media/11…

"An Introduction to CPESN Networks" Webinar Series is Now Available

Monday, July 31, 2017 3:50 PM

Community-based pharmacy owners and CPESNSM Luminaries will be joined by CPESN USA leaders to co-present "An Introduction to CPESN Networks" webinar series on Thursday evenings from 7:00-8:30 PM Eastern Standard Time. Here are the upcoming dates:
 
August 10th - Randy McDonough from Towncrest Pharmacy and CPESN USA's Ashley Branham…

Marketing your CPESN Network

Monday, July 31, 2017 11:29 AM

Jay Williams, Director of Marketing Communications for CPESN USA, and Elizabeth Cuervo Tilson, MD, MPH, a Primary Care Provider with Wake County Human Services and Medical Director for Community Care of Wake and Johnston Counties were featured in Pharmacy Times.

The article entitled, Marketing Your CPESN Network (and your Pharmacy)…

CPESN Directors Joe Moose and Trista Pfeiffenberger Featured in National Webinar

Thursday, June 29, 2017 12:19 PM

CPESN Directors Joe Moose, PharmD, and Trista Pfeiffenberger, PharmD, were recently featured in the Center for Health Care Strategies national webinar series. The two health care innovators shared their experiences integrating community pharmacists into complex care management programs. If you missed it, you can listen to the replay …

CPESN and Trista Pfeiffenberger were recently featured in a recent article in Drug Topics

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 12:14 PM

CPESN and Trista Pfeiffenberger, PharmD, MS, Director of Quality and Operations for CPESN USA and Director of Network Pharmacy Programs for Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC), were recently featured in a recent article in Drug Topics. Check it out!

http://drugtopics.modernmedicine.com/drug-topics/news/pharmacy-payment-model-me…

CPESN USA's Trygstad Featured in May 2017 Population Health News

Thursday, May 25, 2017 11:37 AM

 

CPESN's Troy Trygstad was featured in the May 2017 edition of Population Health News. Click here to see the full article.

To read the entire issue or to subscribe to Population Health News visit www.PopulationHealthNews.com or call 209-577-4888.

Network Profile: CPESN Iowa

Thursday, May 11, 2017 2:34 PM

 

Since their groundbreaking work with MTM in the 1990s, pharmacists in Iowa have consistently been national leaders in innovating pharmacy practice. This trend continues as Iowa pharmacists were some of the first to investigate the creation of their own CPESNSM network.

When asked about the secret to their success, CPESN luminary …

CPESN USA Leadership Team Hits the Road

Thursday, May 11, 2017 2:24 PM

 

The CPESNSM leadership team has earned some frequent flyer miles as they’ve traveled all over the country telling the story up-and-coming CPESN pharmacy networks. In the past two weeks along, recent stops have included:

·       Minot, North Dakota for the North Dakota Pharmacists Association Annual Convention

·       Macon, Geor…

Local Network Updates

Thursday, May 11, 2017 2:14 PM

Local Network Updates

The CPESNSM movement is gaining momentum in many local areas across the country. Here are some recent highlights from just a few of the local CPESN networks that are collaborating to change the future of pharmacy practice in America.

 

AIP-GA CPESN

The AIP-GA CPESN is going strong and building momentum!  Cur…

Pharmacist eCare Plan Gains Momentum

Thursday, May 11, 2017 2:02 PM

Having pharmacists collect, document and share medication-related services with providers, payers, and care givers (as well as the patients themselves) will help validate the pharmacist’s role in patient care. Capturing clinical data is a new way payers are using to reimburse providers for value-based payment models for programs like…

Pharmacist Spotlight: Charlie Barnes

Thursday, May 11, 2017 1:51 PM

“I’ve been a pharmacist for 41 years and through most of that time we’ve been beat up by people believing that all we did was lick, stick, count and pour. Now we have a chance to validate what some community pharmacists have been doing for decades,” said Charlie Barnes. “We can help the high-risk, chronically-ill patients improve t…

CPESN Local Network Branding

Thursday, May 11, 2017 1:46 PM

CPESN USA has been working closely with the leadership teams from several local networks to help them create their local network logo, promotional flyers, and digital marketing materials.

Logos have been finalized for the following local CPESNSM networks: CPESN Iowa, Mutual CPESN (North Carolina), CPESN Utah, AIP-GA CPESN (Georgia)…

CPESN USA Featured in May issue of Pharmacy Today

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 3:07 PM

Executives from the CPESNSM USA leadership team and CPESN Iowa local network luminary, Ryan Frerichs, PharmD, were featured in the May 2017 edition of Pharmacy Today.

In the article entitled, Community pharmacies with enhanced services link up as networks nationwide, CPESN USA executives, Ashley Branham, PharmD, BCACP, and Trista P…

Join CPESN Leaders for the Re-Engineering Your Pharmacy Boot Camp

Friday, March 24, 2017 1:59 PM

Join CPESNSM Leaders Ashley Branham, Joe Moose, and Jay Williams along with many successful pharmacy owners for the Re-Engineering Your Pharmacy Boot Camp, presented by NCPA’s Innovation Center. Presenters will demonstrate how they’ve been able to streamline workflow and make time for new opportunities, get staff buy-in and develop s…

Trygstad Featured in Relentless Health Podcast

Friday, March 24, 2017 1:53 PM

This week's Relentless Health podcast features CPESNSM Executive Director Troy Trygstad discussing the Pharmacist eCare Plan and improving the collaboration between the pharmacist and the rest of the health care team. Click here to listen in: http://relentlesshealthvalue.com/audios/129/

 

This is the second time Trygstad has been a…

Trygstad featured in Elevate Pharmacy Virtual Summit

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 2:50 PM

Check out CPESN Executive Director Troy Trygstad's stint on the Elevate Pharmacy Virtual Summit hosted by Blair Thielemier. In the first web-based pharmacy conference experience, they discuss community-based pharmacies that provide enhanced services and integrate with the local care team and how those pharmacies can positively impact…

CPESN USA Welcomes CPESN-Iowa Pharmacies

Monday, February 27, 2017 1:27 PM

High performing Iowa pharmacies are now identifiable by patients across the state.
 
Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Networks USA (CPESN), the network of community-based pharmacy networks across America, announced that it has added the CPESN-Iowa network of pharmacies to its growing number of local pharmacies that provide high…

Upcoming Presentations

Thursday, January 26, 2017 12:35 PM

Join us! CPESN Leaders and Luminaries will be sharing the CPESN story at the following upcoming conferences. If you are attending one of these events, come see us. We look forward to connecting with you.

  

Upcoming EventsUpcoming Events

Luminaries: Ignite Agenda

Thursday, January 26, 2017 12:27 PM

CPESN will host nearly 75 local luminaries during a special CPESN event scheduled for February 8-9, 2017 at the Durham Convention Center in Durham, North Carolina. The two-day agenda will be full of sharing best practices from across the country and learning more about the success of the CPESN in North Carolina.

Thursday, February 9…

CPESN Leaders Recognized

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 11:56 AM

CPESN's Trista Pfeiffenberger, PharmD, MS, received the Don Blanton Award from the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists. The award recognizes the pharmacist who contributed the most to the advancement of pharmacy in North Carolina. She was cited for her work with CPESN, Hepatitis C, and Care Management. Congratulations Trista!

Local CPESN Highlights

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 11:46 AM

The CPESN movement is gaining momentum in many local areas across the country. Here are some recent highlights from just a few of the CPESN groups that are collaborating to change the future of pharmacy practice in America.

 

CPESN Louisiana

Since their initial meeting in mid-October, the CPESN team in Louisiana has been working …

Lantana Awarded High-Impact Pilot

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 11:37 AM

Lantana Consulting Group was awarded a High-Impact Pilot by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. The pilot will test and refine a standard for pharmacist care plans and to deploy the standard across the Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Network in N…

Benefits of Being a Member of a Local CPESN

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 11:25 AM

Join the CPESN movement! Connect with like-minded community pharmacists to become high performing, enhanced services delivering pharmacy. Our unique approach and expertise will help empower participating pharmacies to take this important next step in the evolution of pharmacy practice.

Here are a few of the benefits you can enjoy by…

CPESN Feature on Prescribe Wellness Blog

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 1:19 PM

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) has been on the forefront of healthcare practice. In order to provide better quality of care and reduce costs, in 2014, they partnered with Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC) to create a program dedicated to increasing the resources for patients with the highest needs. The…

Including Pharmacists in Primary Care Saves $$$, Helps Patients

Friday, October 14, 2016 2:25 PM

When pharmacists track meds, collaborate with docs, everybody wins

October 07, 2016

By Shannon Firth, Washington Correspondent, MedPage Today

WASHINGTON -- Pharmacists can help control costs and improve patient care by working with primary care teams to optimize medication management.

Medication errors, unnecessary emergenc…

A Leader in The Value-Based Pharmacy Movement - Part Two

Friday, October 14, 2016 9:53 AM

In a previous blog post we introduced you to Ashley Branham who is helping expand high performing pharmacy networks through North Carolina, which can be seen in a short, informative document called "Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Network: A Primer For Primary Care Providers Working With CCNC" The format was based on questions…

A Leader in The Value-Based Pharmacy Movement - Part One

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 10:49 AM

Joe Moose, RPh, co-owner of Moose Pharmacy and its multiple locations in and around Concord, N.C., is a pioneer in the clinical community pharmacist (or value-based pharmacy) phenomenon that is steadily growing throughout this country. Moose's efforts in the Tar Heel state have been featured in articles from the Charlotte Observer, M…