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
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