Senior Vice President, Research and Innovation
American Pharmacists Association Foundation
Benjamin Bluml, RPh serves as the Senior Vice President for Research and Innovation at the APhA Foundation. Along with his 25-plus years as the principal architect for the clinical and technology models in the Foundation’s patient care programs and 12 years of pharmacy practice experience, Bluml is the author of numerous innovative health care software applications and professional journal publications related to his work on collaborative practice, health information technology, inter-disciplinary patient care, and quality improvement. He works with pharmacists, physicians, payers, technology companies, research and public health organizations across the United States to design and implement innovative patient-centered, team-based care programs and health care service delivery systems.
Bluml received his Pharmacy Degree from the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Pharmacy. His professional passion is improving people's lives by optimizing the way health care is delivered. He focuses system change efforts on empowering patients, increasing collaboration, enhancing patient safety, improving outcomes, and reducing total costs for care. Bluml believes that the best way to improve health care is to put patients first, properly align incentives, optimize medication use, increase communication, and to effectively and securely exchange health information.
Disclosure: American Pharmacists Association Foundation (Individual(s) Involved: Self): Employment
Thursday, March 11, 2021
4:10 PM – 4:25 PM ET