California

Summary

Prescriptions for a Healthy America joined Script Your Future, the California Chronic Care Coalition, and the California Pharmacists Association on October 21, 2015 at the State Capitol building in Sacramento, California for a policy briefing on medication management and adherence.  The discussion focused on evidence-based strategies and policies to improve health outcomes and reduce healthcare-related costs for state and local governments.

THE PANEL

The panel discussion was hosted by State Senators Richard Pan, MD (SD 6-Sacramento) and Jeff Stone, PharmD (SR 28-Riverside); panelists included:

  • Real Admiral Pamela Schweitzer, PharmD, BCACP [ppt presentation]
    Assistant US Surgeon GeneralChief Professional Officer, Pharmacy, US Public Health Services
  • Sloane Salzburg, [ppt presentation]
    Senior Director, Government Affairs, Prescriptions for a Healthy America
  • Steven Chen, PharmD, FASHP, FNAP [ppt presentation]
    Associate Professor, University of Southern California
  • Michael Hochman, MD
    Medical Director for Innovation, AltaMed Health Services