Vizient Pharmacy Network Virtual Meeting

October 15, 2020 to October 16, 2020

The activity will provide participants with knowledge, approaches, and ideas related to employee management, compliance, IV workflow management, and public health pharmacy practice.  The knowledge, approaches, and ideas should be used by participants to compare their individual practice sites and develop action plans to implement new strategies that will enhance their practices.  Additionally, the activity will encourage networking and idea gathering that can be taken back to their work sites and shared with other team members.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists

Learning Objectives

Learning objectives – October 15

  1. Outline technology capabilities to improve compliance
  2. Outline <USP> requirements to leverage patient safety and improve regulatory compliance
  3. Identify analytics tools in the strategic planning process to achieve outcomes

Learning objectives – October 16

  1. Describe the design of pharmacy programs to improve patient access and outcomes
  2. Design strategies that will improve employee health and well-being
  3. Examine opportunities for improvement of various pharmacy services during the COVID-19 pandemic
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.50 ACPE Pharmacist
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/15/2020 - 12:30pm CDT
Event ends: 
10/16/2020 - 4:00pm CDT
Live via webinar
United States
Relevant financial relationships:
  • Katharine Cimmino has received consulting fees from BD
  • Bradley L. Smith has received consulting fees from Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Planning committee members
Sybil Thomas, PharmD, MBA
Senior Director
Robin Becker, MS
Assistant Director of Pharmacy
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Laura Avino, PharmD, MBA, BCPS
Operations Manager, Critical Care and Surgery Pharmacy
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Course reviewer
Sybil Thomas, PharmD, MBA
Senior Director
Martin Shaunessy, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist – Specialty Infusion Center
University Health System
Carly Boyd, PharmD
PGY-2 Critical Care Pharmacy Resident
Scripps Mercy Hospital
Michael Pinto, PharmD
Controlled Substance Surveillance Specialist
Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Peter Do
Data Analyst
Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Ann Cabri, PharmD
Medication Safety and Technology Pharmacist
University of California Davis Medical Center
Dong Bi, PharmD
Epic Willow/Beacon Supervisor
University of California Davis Medical Center
Katharine Cimmino, PharmD, BCSCP
Senior Pharmacist
Julianna L. Burton, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, BCACP, FCSHP
Assistant Chief of Population Health
University of California Davis Medical Center
Ashley Taylor, MSOD
Internal Consultant
University of California Davis Medical Center
Mary-Haston Vest, PharmD, MS, BCPS
Clinical Manager, Pharmacy Analytics and Outcomes
University of North Carolina Hospitals
Evan Colmenares, PharmD
Lead Pharmacist, Analytics & Outcomes Services
University of North Carolina Hospitals
Bradley Smith, PharmD, BCACP, AAHIVP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Grady Memorial Hospital
Laura Willhite, PharmD, CPHQ, CSPI
Opioid Stewardship Pharmacist
Hennepin County Medical Center
M. Kenett Winters, PharmD
PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Resident
Hennepin County Medical Center
Holly Smith, RPh, MBA
Director of Pharmacy, Ambulatory Care
University of Toledo Medical Center
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 Statements:
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 6.50 ACPE credit hours.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-20-182-L04-P

Available Credit

  • 6.50 ACPE Pharmacist


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