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Join us for the 2017 National Pharmacy Forum!

1/30/2017 to 2/1/2017
When: 1/30/2017
Where: Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel
4200 Jim Walter Blvd
Tampa, Florida  33607
United States
Contact: Chris Flock

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2017 National Pharmacy Forum

Event Description

Register today for the 2017 HSCA/HISCI National Pharmacy Forum held in Tampa, FL.  This year’s event titled, “The Current State of Healthcare and the Role of Pharmacy Leadership,” will focus on the role that Pharmacy leadership plays in an evolving healthcare system.  The National Pharmacy Forum brings together pharmacists, professionals, experts and thought leaders across the healthcare spectrum for this unique event.  Hosted by HSCA and HISCI, The National Pharmacy provides attendees with the opportunity to discuss pharmaceutical policy areas for the year ahead, engage with supply chain representatives and learn about the pharmaceutical industry trends for the year ahead.  Be sure to reserve your spot today!

Hotel Accommodations

The 2017 National Pharmacy Forum will be held at the Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel.  The Room Block Rate for this event has sold out, but there are still rooms available within the Renaissance hotel outside the room block.  To book your reservations, call (813) 877-9200.


Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel
4200 Jim Walter Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607

January 30-February 1, 2017

Pharmacy Forum Program Agenda

Monday, January 30

Welcome Reception (5:30pm – 7:00 pm)

Tuesday, January 31

Breakfast (8:00am – 8:45am)

The Current State of Hospitals/Healthcare—an Overview of the Dynamics of Healthcare from a Business Perspective (8:45am – 9:45am)

·         Speaker: Bruce Rueben, President and CEO, Florida Hospital Association

Health Care in Transition: Emerging Trends Within an Evolving Landscape (9:45am – 10:45am)

·         Speaker: Lisa Slama, Senior Vice President, SG2

Pharmacy Leadership—Putting Leadership into Practice (11:00am – 12:00pm)

·         Speaker: Trina Kaylor, Pharm D., AVP, Pharmacy Operations and Expense Management, Hospital Corporation of America (HCA)

Networking Lunch (12:00pm – 1:30pm)

The Importance of Hospital Pharmacy Leadership (1:30pm – 2:30pm)

·         Panelists:

o   John Jones, VP Enterprise Pharmacy, Geisinger Health System

o   Paul Bush, Pharm D., MBA, BCPS, FASHP, Chief Pharmacy Officer, Duke University Hospital

·         Moderator/Panelist: Mark Sinnett, Pharm D., FASHP, Director, Clinical and Educational Services, Director, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Department of Pharmacy, Montefiore Medical Center

GPO Pharmacy Leader Panel—Key Issues from a GPO Perspective (2:45pm – 3:45pm)

·         Panelists:

o   Wayne Russell, Pharm.D., FASHP, Vice President, Pharmacy, Premier

o   John Theobald, Assistant Vice President, Clinical Pharmacy Services HPG

o   Vincent Jackson, Vice President, Pharmacy Service Group, HPG

o   Dan Kistner, Pharm.D., Vice President, Pharmacy Solutions, Vizient

o   William Larkin, Executive Vice President, Pharmacy Services, GNYHA

·         Moderator: Todd Ebert, President and CEO, Healthcare Supply Chain Association (HSCA)

The Evolving Pharmaceutical Distribution Models—Assessing Customer Needs (4:00pm – 5:00pm)

·         Speaker: Bill Roth, Founding Partner, Blue Fin Group

Pharmacy Forum Reception (5:00pm-6:30pm)

Wednesday, February 1

Breakfast (7:45am-8:30 am)

The Role of Retail Pharmacists in the Evolving Healthcare Market, and Building a Retail Pharmacy Business Model (8:30am – 9:30am)

·         Panelists

o   Marissa Schlaifer, Principal, Schlaifer & Associates, LLC

o   Tom Woller, MS, FASHP, Senior Vice President, Pharmacy Services, Aurora Health Care

o   Howard Smith, R. Ph, Pharm D., Director Outpatient Pharmacy, Florida Hospital

·         Moderator: Dan Kistner, Pharm.D., Vice President, Pharmacy Solutions, Vizient

Understanding the Pharmacoeconomic Basis of Value Based Purchasing/Pricing (9:30am – 10:30am)

·         Panelists:

o   Dr. Cheryl A. Jackson, RPh, MD, FACP, Medical Director- Wilmington Adult Medicine, Christiana Care Health System

o   Dr. Bimal Shah, MD, Service Line Vice President, Research Services, Premier

·         Moderator/Panelist: Fred Pane, BS Pharm, FASHP, FABC

Real-Time Washington DC Update with a Pharmacy Overview (10:45am – 11:45am)

·         Speaker: Bob Van Heuvelen, Founder and President, VH Strategies

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