S3P All Member Clinical Supply Conference - Vizient Pharmacy Advisory Services

Gulf Shores, AL US
March 6, 2024

The Rising Influence of Specialty in the Retail Pharmacy World, will share and review key trends impacting drug pricing and drug access today, including the growth of specialty drugs in the retail chain, the uptake of biosimilars, and payer-mandated policies such as white bagging. This webinar will also feature drug price inflation rates by class of trade and therapeutic area from the Vizient Pharmacy Market Outlook.


Target Audience


  • Pharmacists
  • Other Healthcare Professionals

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:  

  • Describe the cost and spending implications of specialty medication on health-system pharmacy budgets.
  • Identify characteristics of self-administered medications that are distributed through specialty channels.
  • Compare and contrast the impact of policy on health-system specialty pharmacy (eg, 340B, white bagging).
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 General CE - Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
03/06/2024 - 10:30am CST
Event ends: 
03/06/2024 - 11:30am CST
the Lodge at Gulf State Park
21196 East Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
United States


Planning Committee

Kristin Allen RN, MSN, BS
Senior Director
Strategic Sourcing Partnerships & Programs

Rosa Byrd RN, MBA, BS
Service Line Administrator
Cath Lab Director
Forrest General Hospital

Mitchell Brown, PharmD
Pharmacy Executive IV

Jeni Hayes, PharmD, BS, BCPS
Pharmacy Executive III


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.
Ineligible companies – those companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
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.
Disclosure Statements
Absence of Relevant Financial Relationships
None of the planners, faculty, or others in a position to control content for this educational activity have 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.
Relevant Financial Relationships 
Statement of Content Validity
Vizient, Inc. educational activities are intended to assist healthcare teams advance their professional responsibilities in accordance with the definition of continuing education. It is the policy of Vizient, Inc. to review and ensure that all content and recommendations for patient care within accredited CE is evidenced-based, based on current science and clinical reasoning while ensuring the content is fair and balanced. All recommendations must conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, analysis, and interpretation. Vizient, Inc. does not permit accredited continuing education if it advocates for unscientific approaches to diagnosis or therapy, or if the education promotes recommendations, treatment, or manners of practicing healthcare that are determined to have risks or dangers that outweigh the benefits or are known to be ineffective in the treatment of patients.
The education provided through this activity is for continuing education purposes only. The views and opinions expressed in this activity are those of the faculty/presenters and do not necessarily reflect the views of Vizient, Inc.


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)

Pharmacists (CPE)

Vizient, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 contact hours for Pharmacists.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-24-024-L01-P
Other Healthcare Professionals (General CE Credit)
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

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 General CE - Attendance
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