Key Thoughts on Controlling Pharmacy Spend for Hospitals


Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm CST


The predominant contributor to increased drug spending is drug price, not utilization. As large purchasers of drugs, hospitals face significant financial burden when prices increase — some quite dramatically in short periods of time — and absorb the excess costs when reimbursement rates do not keep up.

Hear what strategies and initiatives executives and senior leaders from Geisinger Health System, Novant Health, UC San Diego Health and Seton Medical Center Hays are implementing to help control pharmacy spend in a January 29 webinar with Becker's Hospital Review.




Cedric A. Terrell, PharmD, MHA, SVP

Chief Pharmacy Executive

Novant Health


Luke Miller, PharmD, MBA, BCPS

Director of Pharmacy

Seton Medical Center Hays (Ascension)


Dean T. Parry, RPH, AVP

Clinical Informatics, Care Support Services

Geisinger Health System

Charles E. Daniels, BS Pharm, PhD

Chief Pharmacy Officer and Associate Dean

UC San Diego Health and Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences


Moderated by Scott Becker