Vizient Consortium Pharmacy Network Meeting: Pharmacy Services

December 3, 2020

The activity will provide participants with knowledge, approaches, and ideas related to leadership, population health, regulations, communication, advocacy, technology, pharmacy practice, and pharmacy operations.  The knowledge, approaches, and ideas should be used by participants to compare to their individual practice sites and develop an action plan to improve their practices.  Additionally, the activity will encourage networking to develop relationships that can be used during and after the meeting to share experiences and provide mentorship in completion of action plans.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy technicians

Learning Objectives

  1. Review opportunities to optimize pharmacy operations practices (pharmacists)
  2. Develop strategies to optimize medication management, patient safety, regulatory compliance, and inventory control systems (pharmacy technicians)

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.50 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
12/03/2020 - 12:30pm
Event ends: 
12/03/2020 - 2:00pm
Live via webinar
United States
There is nothing to disclose

Planning committee members

Lam Nguyen, PharmD, MBA
Assistant Director
Oregon Health & Science University Healthcare

Rebecca Pettit, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, BCPPS, FCCP
Pediatric Pulmonary Clinical Pharmacist
Riley Hospital for Children Indiana University Health

Nancy Yam, PharmD, MHA, BCPS
Associate Chief of Pharmacy
UC San Diego

John Pastor, PharmD
Vice President of Operations, Acute Care Pharmacy & Respiratory Therapy
M Health Fairview

Sybil Thomas, PharmD, MBA
Senior Director, Pharmacy Member Connections

Course reviewer

Sybil Thomas, PharmD, MBA
Senior Director, Pharmacy Member Connections


Anne McDonnell, PharmD, MBA, BCOP, CPPS
Ambulatory Medication Safety Pharmacist
Sonali Desai, MD, MPH
Director of Quality, Department of Medicine, Director of Ambulatory Patient Safety
Tyler Vest, PharmD, MS, BCPS
Pharmacy Manager, Automated Dispensing Cabinetry and Controlled Substances
Duke University Hospital
Matthew Kelm, PharmD, MHA
Associate Chief Pharmacy Officer, Inpatient Pharmacy Services and 
Interim Associate Chief Pharmacy Officer, Ambulatory Pharmacy Services
Duke University Hospital
Julia Chisholm, PharmD, MBA
Ambulatory Pharmacy Operations Manager
University of Missouri Health Care
Richard Brad Myers, PharmD, MBA, BCPS
Executive Director of Pharmacy and Laboratory Services
University of Missouri Health Care
Erik Johnson, PharmD, MS
Pharmacy Manager
UC Health University of Colorado Hospital
Tracy Sawyer, MBA, BSN, RN
Nurse Manager, Centralized Renewal Center
UCHealth University of Colorado
Sherry Heinrichs, PharmD
Pharmacy Coordinator – Facility Administered Medications
UC Health University of Colorado Hospital


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:
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.50 ACPE credit hours.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-20-211-L04-P
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-20-211-L04-T

Available Credit

  • 1.50 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.50 ACPE Pharmacy Technician


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