White Papers and Peer Reviewed Publications

healthcare quality and best practices disseminated through pharmacy journals


Ekstrand MJ, Bowen A, deLisle K. Leveraging Pharmacists in Ambulatory Care Teams to Optimize Medication-Related Health Outcomes. Case Study Brief, Accountable Care Learning Collaborative, February 2017, updated 2018. www.AccountableCareLC.org

Sorensen TD et al. Integrating Medication Management, Lessons Learned from Six Minnesota Health Systems, Case study series featuring Park Nicollet Health Services. September 2014. hppt://z.umn.edu/mncasestudies  


Hager KD, Ekstrand MJ, Sorenson TD, Petska DL. Lyceum as a Strategy to Instill Practitioner Resilience in a Pharmacist Community of Practice. Journal of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (J Am Coll Clin Pharm). 2019; 2:69-73

Sorenson TD, Petska D, Brummel AR, Rehrauer DJ, Ekstrand MJ. Seeing the Forest through the Trees: Improving Adherence Alone will not Optimize Medication. Journal of Managed Care and Specialty Pharmacy (J Manag Care Spec Pharm). 2016 May; 22(5):598-604.  

Moon J, Kolar C, Brummel A, Ekstrand MJ, Holtan H, Rehrauer D. Development and validation of a patient satisfaction survey for comprehensive medication management.  Journal of Managed Care and Specialty Pharmacy (J Manag Care Spec Pharm). 2016 Jan; 22(1):81-86. 

Shoemaker SJ, Ramalho de Oliveira D, Ekstrand MJ, Alves MR. P  

Ekstrand MJ,  Preventing and Resolving Drug Therapy Problems by Understanding Patients’ Medication Experiences. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association (JAPhA).  2012; 52 (1): 71-80. 

Shoemaker SJ, Ramalho de Oliveira D, Alves MR, Ekstrand MJ. The Medication Experience: Preliminary Evidence of its Value for Patient Education and Counseling on Chronic Medications. Patient Educ Couns. 2011 Jun ;83 (3):443-50  21435815.