Vizient Pharmacy Network Virtual Meeting

October 14, 2021

The activity will provide participants with knowledge, approaches, and ideas related to leadership, population health, clinical patient care, 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

Pharmacist learning objectives

  1. Identify disruptive innovation impacting healthcare and pharmacy
  2. Review opportunities for pharmacists to advance pharmacy practice and applicable standards
  3. Identify strategies to address new pharmacy challenges in clinical practice
  4. Describe opportunities for pharmacists to improve patient care and potentially reduce costs
  5. Review opportunities to optimize pharmacy operations practices
  6. Describe practices to improve pharmacy leadership in healthcare organizations
  7. Identify resources PVP provides to support 340B stakeholders

Pharmacy technician learning objectives

  1. Review administration/management opportunities for technicians to advance pharmacy technician practice
  2. Develop strategies to optimize medication management, patient safety, regulatory compliance, and inventory control systems
  3. Define the roles of various stakeholders in 340B implementation
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 3.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/14/2021 - 11:30am CDT
Event ends: 
10/14/2021 - 3:00pm CDT
Live via webinar
United States
Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose.
Planning committee members
Sybil Thomas, PharmD, MBA
Senior Director, Pharmacy
Vizient, Inc.
Robin Becker, MS, RPh
Assistant Director of Pharmacy
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Laura Avino, PharmD, MBA, BCPS
Pharmacy Manager
Froedtert West Bend Hospital
Bonnie Butler, MEd
Senior Education Specialist
The University of Texas MD Anderson
Diana Hecht, PharmD, Med, CHCP
Manager, Clinical Pharmacy Services
The University of Texas MD Anderson
Course reviewer
Sybil Thomas, PharmD, MBA
Senior Director, Pharmacy
Vizient, Inc.
Ali-Reza Shah-Mohammadi, PharmD, MS, FISMP, CMQ
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Medication Safety
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Anne McDonnell, PharmD, MBA, BCOP, CPPS
Ambulatory Medication Safety Pharmacist
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Anthony Scott, PharmD, MBA
Director of Pharmacy Services
Emory Healthcare
Chad Johnson, PharmD, MBA
Manager, 340B Education & Compliance Support
Dylan Kosaki, PharmD, MBA, DPLA
Mayo Clinic Hospital – Rochester
Jordan Dow, PharmD, MS, FACHE
Regional Director of Pharmacy – NWWI
Mayo Clinic Hospital – Eau Claire
Kate Schaafsma, PharmD, MS, MBA
Director of Pharmacy, Community Hospital Division
Froedtert Hospital
Lindsay Hovestreydt, PharmD, MBA, BCPS
Director, Finance, Strategy, Medication Utilization
Marisa Mendoza, PharmD, CHCP, CPHQ
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Education
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Sonali Desai, MD, MPH
Associate Chief of Quality
Brigham and Women’s 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 3.00 ACPE credit hours.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-21-183-L04-P
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-21-183-L04-T

Available Credit

  • 3.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 3.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
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