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Strategies for Improving Transitions of Care for Patients With Diabetes: An Interview With Jennifer N. Clements, PharmD

June 19, 2020

Jennifer N. Clements, PharmD, is a clinical pharmacist in diabetes transition with Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Clements is a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist, board-certified ambulatory care pharmacist, and certified diabetes care and education specialist. She is currently developing a pharmacy service focused on the inpatient management of diabetes. An editor from The American Journal of Managed Care® recently conducted an interview with Clements to discuss strategies for improving transitions of care for patients with diabetes.

Artificial Intelligence for the Diagnosis of Diabetic Retinopathy: An Interview With Michael D. Abramoff, MD, PhD

March 17, 2020

Michael D. Abramoff, MD, PhD, is the Robert C. Watzke, MD Professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. He is also a professor of electrical and computer engineering and a professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Iowa. Abramoff’s research interests include how autonomous artificial intelligence (AI) can be used to improve the lives of patients, with a focus on autonomous AI-based diagnostic and quantification algorithms for retinal disease. He is the founder and executive chairman of IDx Technologies, which developed IDx-DR, an FDA-authorized autonomous AI diagnostic system for the detection of diabetic retinopathy and macular edema. An editor from The American Journal of Managed Care® recently conducted a question-and-answer session with Abramoff regarding the use of AI in the diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy.

Evaluating the Cost-Effectiveness of Medications for Type 2 Diabetes: An Interview With Jeffrey D. Dunn, PharmD, MBA

January 24, 2020

Jeffrey D. Dunn, PharmD, MBA, has served as vice president of clinical strategy and programs and industry relations at MagellanRx, a national pharmacy benefit manager (PBM); cofounder, senior vice president, chief clinical officer, and board member of VRx, a regional PBM; and pharmacy director of SelectHealth, part of Intermountain Healthcare. Dunn was instrumental in opening and running the VRx retail pharmacy in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. He is a board member of Care Pharmacies Cooperative, a chain of 100 retail pharmacies. An editor from The American Journal of Managed Care® recently conducted a question-and-answer session with Dunn regarding the recent Institute for Clinical and Economic Review report on the cost-effectiveness of oral semaglutide.