Andrea Corona is 2016's Health System Pharmacist of the Year!
Dr. Corona has been very influential in the last year. She has been a driver of the WSPA Ambulatory Academy, and influential in WSPA’s development of documents to support pharmacists billing as medical professionals. Dr. Corona has been driving adoption of pharmacists as providers within her region of Providence, and a resource throughout the system. She has engaged the billing and compliance departments and connec...ted WSPA staff to these knowledgeable individuals. She has also created a post graduate year two ambulatory care residency program in southwest Washington, and has consulted many sites that are considering doing the same She is a well-regarded speaker at WSPA live meetings. Dr. Corona has been a driver for strengthening of the WSPA Ambulatory Academy and resources, in addition to supporting the Health System Academy within WSPA. Andrea sat as a Washington State Delegate to the ASHP House of Delegates. She was a Speaker at the 2016 ASHP National Pharmacy Preceptors Conference. She is a board member for the South Puget Sound Pharmacy Association.
The Health System Pharmacist of the Year Award recognizes outstanding health-system pharmacists and their services to the profession in cooperation with the entire health team as well as to the community.