Pharmacy Supplier Strategies Track: Panel: Understanding the Needs of an IDN Pharmacy Supply Chain
Date & Time
Monday, September 9, 2019, 9:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Location Name
Grand Saguaro East

Moderator: Nicholas Toscano, VP, Supply Chain Operations, Trinity Health

Panelists: Jon Albrecht, VP, Pharmacy Services, Methodist Health System; Gary Freeman, RPh, MBA, Healthcare Consultant, Trinity Health; and Vincent Giambanco, Phamacy Sourcing LEAD, Mount Sinai Health System

IDNs are increasingly examining their pharmacy supply chain to improve best practices to cut costs but not interfere with patient care. The three IDN pharmacy executives are challenged daily with strategic imperatives to improve their supply chain. Hear how they prioritize new products, deal with drug shortages, view compounding, types of effective contracting they are employing, fighting the opioid crisis among many other topics during this free-wheeling exchange.


Learning Objectives:

1. Rank new products including pricing models.

2. Identify ways to better partner with the IDN pharmacy supply chain.

3. Outline a plan to manage contracting with IDN pharmacy supply chain.


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