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Thuy La, Pharm.D., CGP

Thuy La, Pharm.D., CGP

Staff Pharmacist

Costco Wholesale

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Clinical Pharmacist

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Costco Wholesale

Staff Pharmacist

Conduct disease management clinics including hypertension, osteoporosis, and cholesterol
• Process, approve and make standard recommendations in response to physician orders using facility systems
• Provide clinical expertise by responding to drug-related questions and concerns initiated by medical professionals and customers.
• Collaborate with the healthcare team to provide clinical and technical support as needed.
• Document all communication with physicians, nurses, other members of the healthcare team and patients and their family members in the medical record.
• Obtain, as necessary, and maintain all required documentation in accordance with federal and state regulatory agencies.
• Implement policies and procedures for the safe procurement, storage, distribution and use of drugs and biologicals, as well as disposal of drugs.
• Assist staff personnel with procedures relating to safe and effective methods of procuring, maintaining, administering and disposing of drugs.

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Dovetail Health

Regional Clinical Pharmacist Manager

• Assist in the development and expansion of new innovative in-home readmission prevention medical management program for health plan, provider group, hospital, and ACO clients in the west and east coast markets, including CA, MA, NV, AZ, and NJ
• As a field clinical pharmacist, conduct in-home assessment with patients and caregivers to:
o Reconcile and optimize drug regimen with respect to all prescribed and OTC medications and comorbid disease states
o Ensure cost-effectiveness of medication regimen through adherence to pharmacy benefit’s formularies and generic-equivalent alternatives.
o Coach patients on disease states, dietary modifications, exercise and home safety
o Coordinate care for patient and caregivers, including researching client-specific pharmacy benefit information, identify insurance utilization, request DME, etc.
o Collaborate with the physicians and health care team about any identified concerns that predispose the patient to an adverse event or hospital readmission
• As a lead trainer, responsible for on-boarding new hires:
o Develop pharmacy training curriculum including orientation schedules and materials , conducted training
o Act as 90-day preceptor for new hires across the nation, managing their performance
• As an account manager liaison, responsible for clinical expertise:
o Work closely with external clients, presenting clinical outcomes, case reviews
o Assist with new program implementation, workflow design, and client relations
o As part of external communication plan, presented at several meetings
o Analyze pharmacy data and reported to clients on monthly and quarterly basis
o Participate in business development/sales meetings as a clinical expert
• As a clinical SME and tester, participate in the design and development of internal EMR
• As a senior pharmacist, chaired monthly company-wide Pharmacy Team meetings

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USC School of Pharmacy

Pharm.D., Pharmacy

University of California, Los Angeles

Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Psychology, Biology