In this episode, Jenny Bingham joins us to discuss telepharmacy services. Dr. Jenny Bingham, PharmD, BCACP is a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at SinfoniaRx. Throughout her career, she has launched several novel programs aimed to improve the quality of care for patients in a variety of settings. She manages a transition of care program that has led to: reduced readmission rates at 30-, 60-, and 90-days post-discharge; decreased Medicare beneficiary expenditures; and, a substantial return-on-investment. She also acts as the lead Telehealth Pharmacist for a rural based epilepsy clinic. She is committed to advancing the pharmacy profession through telehealth pharmacist-delivered mental health services, as seen by her involvement with multiple grant programs and readmission reduction services for serious mental illness patients.
Dr. Bingham is also passionate about the advancement of pharmacists in the telehealth setting, as demonstrated by her role as the 2018-2019 Chair of the APhA Telehealth SIG, where she led her team to create one of the first continuing education series for Telehealth Pharmacists. She is the humble recipient of the 2017 Arizona Pharmacy Association’s Exemplary Patient Care Award, 2018 nominee for the American Pharmacists Association Foundation Career Achievement Pinnacle Award, as well as a finalist and winner for the 2019 Next-Generation Pharmacist® Technology Innovator Award.
Role of telehealth pharmacy services and need for continued research dissemination
Pharmacist ability to respond to national provider shortage crisis
Ability for pharmacist to improve mental health and provide integrated behavioral health services via telehealth
Host – Hillary Blackburn, PharmD
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