ASHP Midyear 2019 Clinical Meeting and Exhibition

December 8-12, 2019 | Las Vegas, NV

AmerisourceBergen is proud to be part of the largest gathering of pharmacy professionals in the world—20,000-plus—at ASHP Midyear 2019! 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 #1437

Tracking Ambulatory and Specialty Trends: Staying Ahead of the Curve

Sunday, December 8, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM | Mandalay Bay Convention Center - North, Room South Pacific AB

The contents of the second annual PHS Ambulatory Pharmacy Outlook (APO) for Health Systems report will be presented. This includes detailed data from the 2019 survey, highlighting and analyzing meaningful findings on current ambulatory pharmacy practice and trends likely to impact practice in the future. 

Panelists will describe how they implemented specific programs described in the report and detail how they were able to drive efficiency, improve workflow, create new revenue streams or reduce costs, etc. 


Ryan Telford, PharmD; Managing Director, Pharmacy Healthcare Solutions

          Presenting: “Ambulatory Pharmacy Outlook survey and report overview”


Jon Albrecht, MHA, BS Pharm; Corporate VP of Pharmacy Services, Methodist Health System, Dallas

          Presenting: "Drive adherence, influence patient outcomes, and impact                financial performance with effective medication therapy management”

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

          Presenting: “Identifying opportunities and implementing strategies for                successful ambulatory and specialty services”

The Growing Need for Pharmacy Reimbursement Services in Health Systems

Monday, December 9, 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM | Mandalay Bay Convention Center - North, Room Tradewinds

Reimbursement services – including benefit investigation, prior authorization and patient assistance – are critical for maintaining patient access, delivering coordinated care and improving health system financial performance. This session will explore the growing need for reimbursement services in health systems.


John Ryan, Group Vice President, Service Solutions and Operations, Pharmacy Healthcare Solutions

          Presenting: “Ambulatory Pharmacy Outlook survey and report overview”


Rowell Daniels, PharmD; System Vice President, Pharmacy at UNC Health Care

          Presenting: “The important role of pharmacy in pre-certification and                  denials management within health systems”   

Anthony Jackson, PharmD, MBA; Assistant Vice President, Scripps Health

          Presenting: “Partnering with revenue cycle for improved AR recovery”

Suzy Wise, PharmD, MBA, CPh; Assistant Director, Ambulatory Pharmacy, University of Florida 

          Presenting: Implementation of a medication assistance program: A                    “win-win” for patients and the health system”

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



An Objective Overview of Hospital-Based Ambulatory Pharmacies

The second edition of the Ambulatory Pharmacy Outlook for Health Systems provides a first-hand look at what pharmacy leaders across the country are doing to combat the many challenges that health systems face and the important role that ambulatory pharmacy plays in enhancing the patient experience. 
Learn more about the 2019 report