Full Name
Fred Pane
Vice President, Pharmacy Services
Capstone Health Alliance
Speaker Bio
Fred Pane is currently Vice President, Pharmacy Services, Capstone Health Alliance, a regional purchasing group (RPG), with 245 acute hospitals and over 31,000 continuum of care members. He is developing new contracting models to address todays evolving healthcare ecosystem, including Population and Value Based Care, supporting the member hospitals mission and pharmacy departments, delivering clinical, operational, and financial value to Capstone members and their patients. He is addressing the national drug shortage, developing a number of projects, including the development of 100% domestic API (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients) with Bright Path Labs.
He has diverse work experience, background, and education, which allows him to see the total healthcare ecosystem through many lenses and develop solutions. His experience includes, PhRMA Industry, National GPO (Premier Inc.), and numerous Hospital Pharmacy Leadership positions including, an academic medical center/IDN, Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network (LVHN), Allentown, PA where he led Enterprise Pharmacy Operations, provided Pharmacy Leadership for an ACO (PennCARE) and was Chair, P and T Committee, developing an Evidence Based Formulary, tracking patient outcomes.
Fred received his BS Pharmacy from St. John’s University, School of Pharmacy, attended Leadership Programs in Pharmacy/Health Care Leadership, Univ. of Pa. Wharton School, and Thunderbird/Mid-Western University. He is a Fellow of The American Society of Health-system Pharmacy (FASHP) and completed an 18-month Healthcare Leadership Fellowship, with Advisory Board Company (FABC), focused on evolving healthcare ecosystems and healthcare leadership, with hospital executives.
He provides input to ASHP, Health Care Supply Association, American Hospital Association, Advisory Board Company, and other professional organizations, addressing issues that are impacting patient care, the profession of Health System Pharmacy and Hospitals and the Healthcare Ecosystem. He has numerous publications, including the first article on “White Bagging” and “Value Based Contracting of Drugs” and has presented at numerous conferences.
Fred Pane