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Live Event – Addressing The Transition Of Care For Patients With Schizophrenia: A Case Study Approach

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Live Event – Addressing The Transition Of Care For Patients With Schizophrenia: A Case Study Approach

This is a Live Event for Psychiatry Practitioners and the treatment team involved in Continuity of Care.

In this presentation, the objectives are to:

  • Review current challenges faced by patients with schizophrenia during the transition from hospital discharge to the community care setting
  • Highlight published data on outcomes related to patient relapse, outpatient visit attendance, rehospitalization and the value of clinical bridging strategies
  • Review interventions to assist in discharge planning
  • Discuss antipsychotic medications and adherence issues


Bali Hai Banquet (Tiki Room)

2230 Shelter Island Drive
San Diego, California 92106 United States
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619.222.1181 View Venue Website



Hiten Patadia, PharmD (OPDC)

Managed Market Liaison

Hiten Patadia, PharmD is a Managed Markets Liaison at Otsuka, based out of San Diego, California.  Dr Patadia earned his PharmD from Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Albany, New York.  Prior to joining Otsuka, Dr Patadia worked for a large Pharmacy Benefit Manager where he managed prescription benefits for employer groups.  He is an expert in the commercial insurance market.  Dr Patadia is responsible for providing clinical and economic information to payers located in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon.

Sucharita Somkuwar, PhD, BPharm (OPDC)

Clinical & Scientific Liaison

Speakers Hiten Patadia, PharmD and Sucharita Somkuwar, PhD, BPharm are employees of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.


This event has been canceled.


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