CPESN NY, LLC is a registered healthcare entity and independent practice association with a statewide member network of community pharmacies that empowers local, high-quality, patient-centered enhanced services.
To transform community pharmacy practice by innovating sustainable clinical-based service model opportunities that will expand the evolving role of the pharmacist in the healthcare profession.
Innovation – We are dedicated to providing the next level of sustainable pharmacy patient-centered care by delivering forward-thinking clinical-based service models, programs, and future opportunities through collaboration with our valued national and state CPESN partners.
Commitment – We strive to support, develop and expand our efforts in community pharmacy through good stewardship, leadership, research, and clinical-based practice for our member pharmacies and the patients they serve.
Diversity – We strongly value our team, members, and partners from all backgrounds and welcome, respect, and appreciate the many differences, viewpoints, and ideas of those within our organization and work environment.
Integrity – We are committed to making honest, informed, and equitable decisions that are conducted in a transparent manner to establish and maintain trust for our team, partners, and member pharmacies.
Quality – We firmly believe in quality and assurance measures and integrate this concept into everything we do and the services we deliver.
Leadership & Luminaries
Kara Smith, DSMES Sustainability Program Coordinator and Billing and Contracting Assistant
Local Network Requirements
System(s) designed to help patients keep medications organized and take medications at prescribed times, with a goal of improved medication adherence.
Comprehensive Medication Review
A systematic assessment of patient-specific information including all medication therapies to identify medication therapy problems, develop a prioritized listof medication therapy problems,and create a patient‐specific plan to resolve medication therapy problems.
The ability to actively screen patients, educate on, and provide the following ACIP recommended immunizations (or at a minimum refer to another provider) influenza, pneumococcal (both conjugate and polysaccharide), Tdap, and herpes zoster immunizations.
Upon referral, the process of comparing a patient’s medication orders to all of the medications that the patient has been taking (active, chronic PRN, and OTC including herbal) to avoid medication errors.
Medication Sychronization with Personal Medication Record
The proactive process of timing a patient’s routine refills with a pharmacist’s clinical disease state management and monitoring for progression toward desired therapeutic goals. The purpose of medication synchronization is to ensure that patients are refilling and taking their medications as prescribed and to ensure that patients are achieving therapeutic goals with safe and effective medications. This process is not to be confused with automatic refill.This service also includes the creation of a personal medication record (PMR). A PMR is a comprehensive record of the patient’s active medications (prescription and nonprescription medications, herbal products, and other dietary supplements).
How to Join CPESN Western New York
To learn more about CPESN Western New York or to join the network, click the button on the rigth to contact Managing Network Facilitator Chris Daly.