Vizient Participates in Becker’s Webinar on Pharmacy Trends

Vizient to Participate in Becker’s Hospital Review’s Webinar on Pharmacy Trends

IRVING, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar 22, 2019–Vizient announces its participation in the panel discussion for the upcoming webinar, “What’s Trending in Hospital Pharmacy in 2019,” hosted by Becker’s Hospital Review. The webinar is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. CDT Wednesday, March 27. Carina Dolan, PharmD, director of clinical oncology and pharmaceutical outcomes with the Center for Pharmacy Practice Excellence at Vizient, will participate as a panelist for the webinar.

The webinar will focus on major issues such as the drug shortage crisis; skyrocketing drug costs; disruptive innovations; the opioid epidemic; increasingly challenging conditions impacting patient safety and quality and workforce development. Attendees will also hear from the expert panel on strategies to prepare their organizations and teams to thrive in the era of value-based care.

The webinar is presented by Becker’s Pharmacy Review and The Drug Shortage App from LogicStream Health™. The session will be moderated by Patrick Yoder, PharmD, CEO of LogicStream Health. In addition to Dolan, the panel will include:

  • Marvin Finnefrock, PharmD, divisional president, Clinical and Purchasing Services, Comprehensive Pharmacy Services
  • Seth Hartman, PharmD, MBA, director of Pharmacy Informatics, The University of Chicago Medicine
  • Tara Pierce, RPh, vice president of Strategic Alliances and Commercial Drug Information, Elsevier

There is no cost to attend the webinar. Registration for the event can be found here:

About Vizient, Inc.

Vizient, Inc., the largest member-driven health care performance improvement company in the country, provides innovative data-driven solutions, expertise and collaborative opportunities that lead to improved patient outcomes and lower costs. Vizient’s diverse membership base includes academic medical centers, pediatric facilities, community hospitals, integrated health delivery networks and non-acute health care providers and represents approximately $100 billion in annual purchasing volume. The Vizient brand identity represents the integration of VHA Inc., University HealthSystem Consortium and Novation, which combined in 2015, as well as MedAssets’ Spend and Clinical Resource Management (SCM) segment, including Sg2, which was acquired in 2016. In 2019, Vizient again received a World’s Most Ethical Company designation from the Ethisphere Institute. Vizient’s headquarters are in Irving, Texas, with locations in Chicago and other cities across the United States. Please visit as well as our newsroomblogTwitterLinkedIn and YouTube pages for more information about the company.

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