Captis Pharmacy Breakout: Maximize Your Operational Value - Margin Optimization - The Hippest Trend in Pharmacy Today

Minneapolis, MN US
May 23, 2023

We will have a faculty of subject matter experts in the key areas of practice with knowledge gaps:

  • Consulting experience in business, pharmacy administrative practice, maximizing reimbursement and revenue cycle management
  • Establishing sustainable pharmacy services models in the acute care, ambulatory, retail, and outpatient settings
  • Adopting use of biosimilar medications, including stepwise strategic approaches for participants
  • Identifying and developing strategies for improving the strength of the pharmaceutical supply chain for your health system


Faculty will present information with a focus on how the attendees can use the information to implement within their own practices.  The audience will be engaged in polling, question and answer sessions, and subject matter expert panels to further their knowledge and competence in these key areas. 

Target Audience


Pharmacy Tech

Learning Objectives

  1. Review the various organizational perspectives of pharmacy departments.
  2. Describe a pathway to transition your department to more than just a cost center.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 0.75 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
  • 0.75 General CE - Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/23/2023 - 9:15am CDT
Event ends: 
05/23/2023 - 10:00am CDT
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
1300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403
United States

Identification, Mitigation, and Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

As an accredited provider of continuing education, Vizient, Inc. is dedicated to ensuring this activity presents learners with only accurate, balanced, scientifically justified recommendations, and is free from promotion, marketing, and commercial bias. In accordance with The Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, all planners, faculty, and others in control of the educational content have disclosed the absence or existence of all financial relationships (of any dollar amount) with ineligible companies within the past 24 months.


It is Vizient’s policy that owners and employees of ineligible companies, and any individuals who refuse to disclose the absence or existence of financial relationships with any ineligible companies are disqualified from participating as planners or faculty.



Relevant Financial Relationships 

Vizient, Inc., Jointly Accredited for Interprofessional Continuing Education, defines companies to be ineligible as those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

An individual is considered to have a relevant financial relationship if the educational content an individual can control is related to the business lines or products of the ineligible company.

Michelle Holm - Pharmacosmos and Endo as Advisory Board Panel Member

Susan Wescott - providing Utilization Management Services to Alluma

All relevant financial relationships listed for these individual(s) have been mitigated.

All others in a position to control content for this educational activity have no relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.


Michelle Holm, PharmD, MPH

Senior Pharmaceutical Contract Portfolio Manager

Mayo Clinic


Wendy Biese, PharmD, MBA, DPLA

System Director - Pharmacy Services

ThedaCare, Inc.


James Semrad, PharmD, MBA

Director - Pharmacy

ProHealth Care


Susan Wescott, RPh, MBA

Senior Director, Managed Care Pharmacy

Mayo Clinic

*I am a Mayo Clinic employee.  My direct reports and I are subcontracted to provide Utilization Management Services to Alluma.


Joint Accreditation Statement:
In support of improving patient care, Vizient, Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Designation Statement(s):
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 0.75 ACPE credit hours. 
Universal Activity Number(s): JA0006103-0000-23-058-L04-P - JA0006103-0000-23-058-L04-T

Vizient, Inc. will award all other healthcare professionals who successfully complete the activity a Certificate of Participation.   Various state license boards and credentialing bodies accept certificates of participation from accredited CE activities to meet CE requirements for license renewals and re- certification. It is the responsibility of the participant to contact their state licensing board and/or certifying body for verification on credit eligibility reciprocity.

Available Credit

  • 0.75 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 0.75 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
  • 0.75 General CE - Attendance
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