Monday, August 26 l 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Grand Saguaro West

The quality of patient care is at the front of the mind for clinical pharmacists. With that said, the ways to streamline processes, reduce overhead, and raise patient satisfaction are of utmost importance. From advancing specialty pharmacy to understanding cell and gene therapy contracting and care beyond the clinical environment, this track will highlight topics impacting clinical pharmacists’ daily operations.

Pharmacy Clinical Track is from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Monday, August 26th. For more information contact Trey Beuttel or call 859.523.5701

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Specialty pharmacy plays a crucial role in managing complex medical conditions and rare diseases, but is unfortunately often associated with high costs, restricted local availability, and limited pharmacist interaction. Recently, Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s specialty pharmacy program has made significant progress in these areas of difficulty, including financial counseling, free home delivery, and access to familiar.

Join representatives of Vanderbilt University Medical Center as they discuss their unique specialty pharmacy model involving integrated clinical pharmacy teams, optimized patient experience, and improved patient outcomes.

Learning Objectives

1. Analyze Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s strategic steps to optimize their specialty pharmacy division.

2. Outline areas for growth within your own organization’s specialty pharmacy capabilities.

3. Identify strategies implemented by Vanderbilt that address common pain points.

4. Describe the noticeable difference in operation due to Vanderbilt’s advancements.

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

In an ever-changing era of convenience and simplicity, healthcare has been forced to adapt to changes in patient preference, and often, a change in physical location. Programs such as Hospital at Home (H@H) continue to develop and expand to meet patient needs in a non-clinical environment, as the limitations and challenges of traditional hospital settings require innovative solutions.

Join industry thought leaders as they explore the potential for patients to receive personalized care in the comfort of their own surroundings, mitigating stress and inconvenience.

Learning Objectives

1. Explain H@H and its impact on the healthcare industry upon implementation.

2. Evaluate the validity of care outside of the clinical environment as well as any negative implications it might have.

3. List healthcare programs that provide care beyond the clinical environment.

4. Outline ways in which your organization can take advantage of at-home alternatives.

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The landscape of cell and gene therapy contracting is complex and extensive. Aside from the inherent obstacles in contracting, cell and gene therapy contracting presents its own unique set of challenges ranging anywhere from navigating reimbursement models to negotiating pricing structures.

Join speakers as they explore how thoughtful contract design can drive accessibility and sustainability of cell and gene therapy treatments.

Learning Objectives

1. Outline the contracting process behind cell and gene therapy.

2. Explain difficulties faced by cell and gene therapy contracting

3. Specify opportunities unique to cell and gene therapy contracting.

4. Differentiate between cell and gene therapy contracting and other methods of contracting.

For more information on the 2024 Fall Summit Pharmacy Clinical Track, please contact Trey Beuttel.

Trey Beuttel
Director, Provider Relationships and Education