CPESN California's mission is to collaborate with health care systems, health care providers, payors, and the California Department of Health to optimize drug therapies to improve the health and wellness of people in our communities and reduce health care costs statewide.
Leadership & Luminaries
Local Network Requirements
CPESN California Required Minimum Service Sets
All member pharmacies are capable of providing the following core services:
Providing each patient receiving a dispensed medication from the participating pharmacy ready access to unscheduled face-to-face meeting(s) with a pharmacist employed by the participating CPESN pharmacy during operational hours.
Comprehensive Medication Reviews
A systemic assessment of medications, including prescription, over-the-counter, herbal medications and dietary supplements to identify medication-related problems, prioritize a list of medication therapy problems and create a patient-specific plan to resolve medication therapy problems working with the extended healthcare team.
Medication Synchronization Program
Aligning a patient’s routine medications to be filled at the same time each month. The pharmacists will provide clinical medication management and monitoring for progression toward desired therapeutic goals during the patient appointment at time of medication pick-up or delivery.
Act of screening patients for ACIP recommended immunizations, educate patients about needed immunizations and administer immunizations when appropriate.
The process of comparing a patient’s medication orders to all of the medications that the patient has been taking (active, chronic, as needed and OTC including herbal) to avoid medication errors. This service is especially important during transitions of care when patients are most vulnerable to medication errors or mishaps.
Personal Medication Record
Ability to create a comprehensive list of current patient medications manually or from dispensing software.
How to Join CPESN California
To learn more about CPESN California or to join the network, contact Pam Yoshikawa, Managing Network Facilitator.