ASHP Midyear 2018 Clinical Meeting and Exhibition

December 2-6, 2018 | Anaheim, CA

AmerisourceBergen is proud to be part of the largest gathering of pharmacy professionals in the world—25,000-plus—at ASHP Midyear 2018! We will have numerous opportunities for attendees to learn how our comprehensive capabilities and proven expertise can help hospital and health system pharmacies emerge as a strategic asset in efforts to lower costs, improve outcomes and maximize ROI.

Join us at Booth #1620

Fully Leveraging Your Health System Ambulatory Pharmacy

Monday, December 3, 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM | Hilton Anaheim, Room California AB – 2nd Floor

How does your ambulatory pharmacy compare to its peers? Attendees at this session will learn the results of a first-of-its-kind survey of health system ambulatory pharmacy managers and directors. Get best practices for day-to-day operations and the strategic use of the outpatient pharmacy from two health system speakers on new capabilities each deployed, how they were developed, lessons learned and next steps.


Matt Wolf, Group Vice President, Consulting Practice, Pharmacy Healthcare Solutions


Dennis Killian, Pharm.D., PhD; Pharmacy Director, Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Salisbury, MD

Gary Hagney; Director, Ambulatory Care Pharmacy, UC San Diego Medical Center

Partnering with Your PBM to Reduce Employee Benefit Costs

Tuesday, December 4, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM | Anaheim, CA Convention Center, Room 253

Your PBM may be the key to reducing employee benefit drug spend. Explore a strategy your health system can use to engage a PBM for cost reduction negotiations in this session. Example of cost savings measures deployed by each health system will be featured. Get the human resource perspective on best practices for engagement.


Binita Patel, Managing Director, Pharmacy Healthcare Solutions


Danny Truelove, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP; Assistant Director of Pharmacy, Ambulatory Care/Specialty, University of Tennessee Medical Center

Nirmal Patel; Clinical Pharmacist, Scripps Health

Mike Medel; Senior Vice President, Health Systems, Pharmaceutical Strategies Group, Plano, TX

 These activities are eligible for ACPE credit; see final CPE activity announcement for specific details.



Expert Insights on Elevating Your Ambulatory Pharmacy

Debuting at ASHP is a new, first-of-its-kind report: Ambulatory Pharmacy Outlook for Health System Pharmacies. This comprehensive resource benchmarks peer performance, provides timely data and looks at best practices for serving patients. Get the latest insights on improving efficiencies and optimally positioning the ambulatory pharmacy within the health system. Visit us at ASHP to learn more.
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