Pharmacy Team 

The clinical pharmacists work collaboratively with the care team in the development and implementation of patient care plans. These services assist the physician in achieving enhanced patient outcomes and quality improvement practice based activities. The RIPCPC pharmacy team promotes patient-centered safe, appropriated medication use with a focus on total cost of care.

The RIPCPC pharmacy team provides the following services for patients:

  • Medication therapy management

  • Comprehensive medication reviews

  • Disease state teaching (diabetes, COPD, CHF, hypertension)

  • Assessment and assistance in identification of medication adherence barriers

  • Medication device teaching

  • Medication teaching (new medications, narrow therapeutic)

The RIPCPC pharmacy team provides the following services for physicians:

  • Drug information consults

  • Recommendations for alternative therapies with consideration for patient needs

  • Support practice based quality measures (diabetes control, blood pressure control)

  • Care transition support (medication reconciliation, medication and disease education)

 

 

Tara Higgins, Director of Pharmacy

PharmD, CDOE

   

Ron Tutalo 

PharmD, CDE, CDOE, CVDOE

 

Bethany Spadaro

Rph, CGP, CDE

   

Jennifer Leavitt

PharmD, CDE, CDOE, CVDOE

 

Stacey Ranucci 

RPh, CDE, CGP

   

Diana Mercurio 

RPh, CDE, CDOE, CVDOE