Interior Regional Tribal Member Health Network Telepharmacy Project

Project Date: 2009
Project Lead: Beth Corven
Client: Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC)

The Interior Regional Tribal Member Health Network Telepharmacy Project received $1 million over two years to introduce telepharmacy services to rural populations using electronic information and telecommunications. The project addresses the regional shortage of pharmacists as well as increases patient safety and medication accountability. Benefits to patients, clinicians and pharmacies include increased efficiency, improved patient safety, and reduced workload on clinic staff.