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Ruchik S. Patel


Business Coordinator/ Clinical Assistant Professor, Specialty Pharmacy Services

Contact

Office Phone:

(312) 996-3659 (work)

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Research Interests:
Research interests include
1. Demonstrating clinical value provided through a specialty pharmacy service
2. Improving access to healthcare through specialty pharmacy services
3. Providing cost-savings to health plans and sponsors through a specialty pharmacy service

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Spec Project in Pharm Pract (PMPR 390), 1/10/2022 – 4/29/2022
Undergrad Resrch Pharm Pract (PMPR 380), 1/10/2022 – 4/29/2022
Undergrad Resrch Pharm Pract (PMPR 380), 8/23/2021 – 12/3/2021
Spec Project in Pharm Pract (PMPR 390), 8/23/2021 – 12/3/2021
Spec Project in Pharm Pract (PMPR 390), 1/11/2021 – 4/30/2021
PHAR 565 Pharmacoeconomics and Payment (42184,42185), 8/25/2020 – Present
PMPR 442 – INTRODUCTION TO SPECIALTY PHARMACY (45218, 45426), 8/24/2020 – Present

Selected Publications

Choi, David K, Patel, Shree, Muran, Cassie, Khamo, Nehrin, Patel, Ruchik, Fayyaz, Nida, West-Thielke, Patricia. (2021). Prior Authorization Burden on the Use of LCP-Tacrolimus in Abdominal Solid Organ Transplant Recipients. Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 56, (7), 856-857. doi:10.1177/10600280211050641.

Sawicki, Christine, Friend, Kayla E, Patel, Ruchik, Polinski, Jennifer M, Singh, Surya. (2019). Two-Way Clinical Messaging in a CML Specialty Pharmacy Service Model.. Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy, 25, (11), 1290-1296. doi:10.18553/jmcp.2019.25.11.1290.

Professional Leadership

Specialty Pharmacy Section of ASHP: Section Advisory group appointment (Business development committee), ASHP, 7/7/2022 - Present

Vizient PMN Workgroup, Vizient, 8/1/2020 - Present

Vizient Specialty Pharmacy Outcomes and Benchmarking Workgroup, 8/1/2020 - Present

Education

Degrees:
PharmD, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States, 2017
Bachelor of Science, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States, 2013

Postgraduate Training:
Residency Training, CVS Health, United States, 2018

Licensures and Certifications

Teaching certificate, University of Rhode Island, 2018 - Present