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Moderator: Dan Maloy, Founder, The Maloy Group, LLC
Presenters: Debbie Albin, Assistant Director, HC Pharmacy, UPMC; Clint Taylor, Pharmacy Sourcing Agent, UPMC; and Jack Temple, Manager of Information Technology and Medication Use Systems, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
In this session, executives will provide an overview of potential gaps within the hospital pharmacy’s supply chain and reveal areas of potential hidden savings. They will share their experiences leveraging technology strategy that provides a centralized, bird’s eye view of medication inventory across their networks and compare and contrast the approaches they took to maximize operational efficiencies, mitigate medication shortages and allow pharmacists to spend more time with patients.
Then hear from Debbie Albin and Clint Taylor as they highlight the efforts UPMC has taken to link pharmacy purchasing data to clinical utilization data to shape pharmacy formulary decisions and address practice variation.
1. Identify opportunities for savings in the pharmacy supply chain.
2. List the steps to linking purchasing data to clinical data.
3. Compare and Contrast the approaches taken to maximize operational efficiencies, mitigate medication shortages and allow pharmacists to spend more time with patients.
4. Discuss the challenges to addressing practice variation.