Pharmacy Can Do More with More – Dr. Kimber Boothe

“Pharmacy Can Do More with More” and her goal is to help create 100 new pharmacy positions next year.

In this episode, our guest is Dr. Kimber Boothe, PharmD, MHA. She is a pharmacist, healthcare leader, and entrepreneur with over 15 years’ experience in Health Systems and 10 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Kimber is the founder and CEO of the Kimber Boothe Group where she provides coaching, consulting, and courses on strategic pharmacy leadership and career development. She calls herself a connector and a pharmovator and is creator of the program Pharmovation, a course and system to ACCELERATE Your Pharmacy Career, ADVOCATE for resources & ADVANCE Pharmacy Practice.

1. Need for Pharmacists – Pharmacy Can Do More with More
There are many reasons why pharmacists are need and we can help achieve the quadruple aim.
Despite concerns about pharmacist supply and significant reimbursement concerns, there is a need for pharmacists and we can increase the demand.
Historically we try to do more with less and we are hesitant to ask for resources.
Should have 1 pharmacist integrated with every primary care clinic
2. Innovation & Intrapreneurship for Practice Advancement – expand pharmacy roles and technology to advance practice across the continuum of care
3. Journey to Justify Resources
It is important for us to learn the process to justify resources in our organizations. The main path is usually a business plan.
When we come up with a new strategy – we basically have 3 ways to resource it
o 1. Use existing resources if there is the capacity
o 2. Reallocation of resources
o 3. Justifying new resources through business plans
o Strategic Planning
o FTE Analysis
o Business Plans
o Approval
4. My Best Advice – Be bold, innovative, accountable. Own your career and be involved

Kimber Boothe, PharmD, MHA
Owner and CEO, The Kimber Boothe Group, LLC

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