Government Affairs and Health IT Strategist
Tricia Lee (Wilkins) Rolle is a Government Affairs and Health IT Strategist for Point-of-Care Partners, LLC (POCP). A pharmacist dedicated to improving our health care system through the safe use of health information technology, she has been instrumental in improving U.S. healthcare medication management through leadership at federal and state levels. Her expertise encompasses pharmacy practice, health IT leadership, quality improvement experience and research expertise.
For the last decade, Dr. Rolle has served as a liaison with top officials of both public and private sectors, including industry executives, professional associations, IT vendors and state governments to support use of health IT for comprehensive medication management and increase community engagement in safe use and adoption of health IT. Prior to joining POCP, she served as Director of Pharmacy Affairs for the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) where she developed strategies and initiatives to demonstrate the value of managed care pharmacy services and models of care and was liaison to the Pharmacy Health IT Collaborative.
Prior to AMCP, Dr. Rolle was Pharmacy Advisor for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). In this multi-faced role, she identified health policy gaps, barriers and opportunities in the areas of medication management and health IT, made recommendations and directed projects that resulted in regulations certifying the use of health IT to perform key functions that improve medication safety and efficiency in the electronic prescribing process. She also led and served on workgroups addressing federal, state and private sector initiatives related to health IT medication policy issues including drug-drug interaction alerting within clinical decision support systems and use of health IT for prescription drug monitoring.
Dr. Rolle began her career as an inpatient pharmacist and graduate research assistant for West Virginia University Hospital. She holds a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree from SUNY at Buffalo and a PhD and Master’s degree in Pharmaceutical Systems & Policy from West Virginia University.