Roy A. Bowers 62nd Annual Pharmaceutical Conference Set for October 3 in Piscataway

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The Roy A. Bowers 62nd Annual Pharmaceutical Conference will take place Wednesday, October 3, at the Radisson Hotel in Piscataway. Pharmacists, pharmacy students, academic faculty, nurses, pharmaceutical and healthcare executives, and physicians are invited to attend. Pharmacists will receive continuing education (CE) credits for attendance.

The conference is named in honor of the late Roy A. Bowers, who served as dean of the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy from 1951 to 1978. It is the longest, continuously running pharmacy conference series in the nation, and remains committed to advancing all areas of pharmacy practice in hospitals, communities and the pharmaceutical industry, as professionals strive to deliver the best possible health care for patients.

This year’s conference will focus on defining the landscape of Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) and the Patient Center Medical Home (PCMH) model. Speakers will represent managed care, hospitals, the pharmaceutical industry and community. The event will provide a forum for discussion and interaction, including discussion on the involvement of retail pharmacists in outpatient care and coordinating opportunities with the PCMH model.

The program will provide insight on the integration of health care delivery involving different stakeholders, and on improving patient outcomes.

The cost to attend the conference is $170. For more detailed information and to register online, visit http://pharm.rutgers.edu/ce. If you plan to attend, please register by mail or on-line. For further information, call Vickie Georgiana, program coordinator at (848) 445-6823 or send email.

 

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