Southern Strategic Sourcing Partners (S3P) 2022 All Member Clinical Supply Conference

Miramar, FL US
March 2, 2022 to March 3, 2022

This session is geared towards providing educational insight into the unprecedented changes underway in emerging market healthcare and how to translate these changes into strategic and operational planning tools that span the health care system financial and business model optimization; clinical operational effectiveness; service line site-of-care optimization and patient-centric sustainability and reliability across the continuum for inpatient and outpatient care.   Additionally, this presentation will address the need for focused awareness on clinical operations improvement and the relevance in mitigating hospital acquired conditions and the associated financial penalties.

Target Audience


Learning Objectives

Let’s Save Our Patients! National Trends, Future States and Successful Intervention in Acquired Conditions and Complications – 1.00 contact hour – Rick May and Rick Beaver

Discuss unprecedented emerging market trends in the changing healthcare landscape.

Discuss clinical operations improvement and the relevance in mitigating hospital acquired conditions and the associated financial penalties

Discuss impact on top of license clinical staffing and impact on productivity optimization and clinical quality patient experience

Gene Replacement Therapy- A look inside the impact to pharmacotherapy – 1.00 contact hour – Emily Diehl

Identify types of gene therapy and the impact on the genome

Distinguish gene therapy’s application to the genetic disorder

Categorize the pharmacy department impact and implementation obstacles

Describe storage and handling concerns with gene therapy

Support effective practices for storing, handling and distributing gene therapy

Optimizing the 340B Drug Discount Program in an Evolving Regulatory Landscape – 1.00 contact hour – Greg Medley

Discuss the pharmacy department impact and implementation obstacles

Discuss recent trends related to reporting requirements, reimbursement rates and pricing. 

Discuss key challenges impacting health system pharmacies' ability to optimize the 340B Drug Discount.

2021 Impact of Change Forecast Highlights: Covid-19 Impact Recovery and Impact on Utilization – 1.00 contact hour – Jeff Moser

Discuss Care Shifts and the implications on resourcing to anticipate the changing landscape of Inpatient Care

Discuss the importance of building a strategy to deliver care in the appropriate location

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 4.00 ANCC
  • 4.00 General CE - Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
03/02/2022 - 3:00pm CST
Event ends: 
03/03/2022 - 10:15am CST
The Hotel Effie Sandestin
1 Grand Sandestin Blvd
Miramar, FL 32550
United States

Relevant financial relationships:  Planning committee members have nothing to disclose. Emily Diehl will discuss off-label use of drugs.

Planning committee members

Kristen Allen, MSN
Sr. Director, Strategic Sourcing Partnerships & Programs 

Rosa Byrd, MSN, RN
Director, Cardiac Cath Lab
Forrest Health

Michael McLemore, RN BSN 
(Vizient Approved Nurse Planner)
Networks Director

Mitch Brown, PharmD
Pharmacy Executive Director


Rick May, MS, MD
Orthopedic Trauma Surgeon
Sr. Principal, Performance Improvement
Vizient, Inc.

Rick Beaver, BS, MBB, CPHQ
AVP, Performance Improvement
Vizient, Inc.

Greg Medley, PharmD
Vizient Inc.
Pharmacy Sr. Director

Emily Diehl, PharmD 
Vizient Inc.
Pharmacy Executive Director


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:

This activity is designated for 4.00 contact hours.

Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 4.00 ACPE credit hours. 
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-22-118-L04-P

Vizient, Inc. will award CEUs to each participant who successfully completes this program. The CEU is a nationally recognized unit of measure for continuing education and training programs that meet certain criteria (1 contact hour = 0.1 CEU).

Available Credit

  • 4.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 4.00 ANCC
  • 4.00 General CE - Attendance
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