Bon Secours Medical Group (BSMG) is part of the Bon Secours Health System, Incorporated. BSMG operates approximately 185 locations across the Central Virginia and Tidewater regions of Virginia. Currently there are approximately 700 employed providers, which include primary care as well as specialties.
In 2012, BSMG began incorporating pharmacists into physician practices. Pharmacists are now embedded in practices to provide Comprehensive Medication Reviews and Medicare Annual Wellness Visits. In addition, pharmacists assist with chronic disease state management, Transitions of Care, and consults from providers, nursing staff as well as the Nurse Navigators (RN case managers). The pharmacy team provides provider and nursing educations on pharmacy related topics. BSMG serves as a site for ambulatory rotations for students and residents. The pharmacy team is involved in purchasing/contracting for physician based practices as well as utilizing pharmacy technicians in roles for the practices. BSMG serves as a site for the ASHP Foundation Patient-Centered Medical Home Traineeship.
Kerri Musselman, Pharm. D.
The Center for Healthy Hearts (Center) has operated as a safety-net free clinic in the greater Richmond area since 1983. Currently, the Center serves as a specialty medical home to more than 500 uninsured patients with chronic diseases including hypertension, diabetes, dyslipidemia, and heart failure.
This pharmacist-led clinic works in partnership with volunteer physicians under a collaborative practice agreement. The success of this model was recognized in 2016 by the Community Pharmacy Foundation as one of 10 best practices in "Get the Medications Right: A Nationwide Snapshot of Expert Practices." In addition to these publications, The Center was also highlighted at the 2016 Emswiller Interprofessional Symposium and the "Innovative Practices in Billing for Patient Care Services" session at the 2017 APhA Annual Meeting.
Evan M. Sisson, Pharm. D.
Crossover Healthcare Ministry is the largest free clinic in the state of Virginia that provides health care services to a diverse group of nearly 7,000 uninsured patients yearly. It offers a full array of medical services in a Patient-Centered Medical Home setting including: Family Medicine, Primary Care, Obstetrics and Pediatrics, Podiatry, Orthopedic, Dental, Ophthalmology, Mental Health, Infectious Disease, and Pharmacy.
Patient care is provided by a group of interprofessional health practitioners that work closely with the pharmacy team. As an ambulatory care resident you will have the opportunity to work in a very unique and interprofessional setting. Pharmacists provide comprehensive medication management services under a collaborative practice agreement for patients with diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, heart failure, and those on anticoagulants. In addition to patient care responsibilities, residents have opportunities for research, practice management, and teaching at CrossOver's practice sites.
John Bucheit, Pharm. D.