A community pharmacist-led collaborative care program
Dr. Judith Tsui, professor (General Internal Medicine) has received funding for the project, “A Community Pharmacist-led Collaborative Care Program to Provide Syndemic Care for People Who Use Drugs.”
This project will sustain and expand capacity of a service delivery innovation, namely a community pharmacist-led, collaborative care program for providing medications to people who use drugs in order to halt the syndemic of hepatitis C virus, HIV, sexually transmitted infections, opioid use disorders, and overdose that is occurring in Washington state.
The Pharmacist, Physician, Patient Navigator Collaborative Care Model (PPP-CCM) program is an innovative partnership between Kelley-Ross Pharmacy Group, University of Washington, and Hepatitis Education Project (HEP) that delivers care to people who use drugs and people disproportionately affected by viral hepatitis.
Tsui is the principal investigator on the grant from the Washington State Department of Health Office of Infectious Disease. Department of Medicine co-investigators are Jocelyn James and Aynsley Duncan.