Informatics Graduate Student Akintunde Akinseye to Present at Annual PQA Conference

Tunde Akinseye will be co-presenting with Jessica Merrey, PharmD, MBA at the annual PQA conference on May 14, 2020 in Baltimore, Maryland. Their lecture, “Impact and Efficacy of a Medication Price Transparency Tool” will focus on the adoption of the Real-Time Prescription Benefit (RTPB) tool by prescribers at Johns Hopkins Ambulatory Locations. Dr. Merrey is a clinical pharmacy specialist in ambulatory care and geriatric pharmacy at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. She has clinical practice sites in Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center and Johns Hopkins Community Physicians. She invited Tunde to present with her based on his contributions to both the National Council on Prescription Drug Programs Foundation grant, “Characterizing and Validating the National Council on Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP) Real-Time Prescription Benefit (RTBP) Transaction Concept” and a subsequent grant funded by the Johns Hopkins Medicine/Kaiser Permanente Research Collaborative, “Barriers and Facilitators to Provider Adoption of Medication Price Transparency Tools in Electronic Medical Records: A Qualitative Study”. Tunde is a graduate student in the Health Sciences Informatics online program. Congrats Tunde!