Live Virtual Event
Medication Safety Perspectives: Best Practices in Hospital Pharmacies
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
10:00 AM PT | 1:00 PM ET
Duration: 60 minutes
Join us for our next Omnicell Live to learn how to optimize medication management safety according to ISMP guidelines. Due to the ongoing pandemic, it's more important than ever to ensure your hospital pharmacy is reducing risk of error.
During this live event, Matthew Kelm, PharmD, MHA, and senior consultant Toni Fera, PharmD, will provide in-depth insights on ISMP's best practices for:
- Safely storing and dispensing neuromuscular blocking agents and reversal/rescue agents
- Innovative use of Automated Dispensing Cabinets to maximize safe practices and protocols
- Hospital governance and policies to manage high alert, high cost or low availability medications
- Best practices for developing and managing ADC override policies and procedures
Matthew Kelm, PharmD, MHA
Associate Chief Pharmacy Officer
Matthew Kelm, PharmD, MHA serves as the Associate Chief Pharmacy Officer for Inpatient Pharmacy Services and Interim Associate Chief Pharmacy Officer for Ambulatory Care Services at a large academic medical center in Durham, North Carolina. Dr. Kelm received the Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Purdue University and the Masters in Healthcare Administration from University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. Dr. Kelm is actively involved in multiple state and national level professional organizations. Dr. Kelm currently serves as the secretary of the Executive Board of the North Carolina Pharmacists Association. Dr. Kelm’s professional interests include pharmacy administration, automation, use of data to innovate pharmacy and enhance operational processes and innovative models for pharmacy technician education.
Toni Fera, PharmD
Toni Fera, PharmD, senior consultant, has over 25 years of experience in health system and pharmacy services administration, including clinical and operations management, productivity and supply chain management, financial management, compliance audits, and technology design and implementation. Dr. Fera recently served on the ASHP Controlled Substances Diversion Prevention Guidelines Task Force.