This is Bluesight’s second year hosting the Medication Intelligence Summit which will focus on medication management, purchasing and supply chain, and diversion monitoring
Alexandria, VA (April 11, 2023) – BluesightⓇ, The Medication Intelligence™ Company, announced today that it will be hosting the second annual Medication Intelligence Summit from June 5-7, 2023. The virtual event will bring together experts from across the healthcare industry to discuss topics ranging across three tracks: medication management, purchasing and supply chain, and drug diversion monitoring.
The three-day event will consist of thought-provoking panels featuring industry experts, pharmacist-led sessions, an interview series with C-level executives at Bluesight, and informative continuing education (C.E.) webinars. Panels will focus on some of the trends found in Bluesight’s annual Hospital Pharmacy Operations Report and areas where the panelists see innovation occur.
Former Chief Pharmacy Officer at Massachusetts General Hospital, Christopher Fortier, PharmD, FASHP, is the keynote speaker for the event. Fortier serves as a lecturer at Harvard Medical School and is an adjunct associate professor at the University of North Carolina, University of Connecticut, Northeastern University and MCPHS University and has also been published in numerous academic journals and quoted by national media outlets such as The Washington Post, Associated Press, and more.
The Summit promises to explore issues such as medication tracking gaps, pharmacy purchasing trends, the 340b program, and drug diversion and features speakers from Bluesight and the following guests:
- Katherine S. DeSanctis, PharmD, M.S., Director of Pharmacy Operations, Massachusetts General Hospital
- Kenny Yu, PharmD, MBA, ACE, Senior Director of Pharmacy Services
- Arash Dabestani PharmD, MHA, FASHP, FABC, Dean and Professor at LIU
- David Light, CEO, Valisure
- Andy Hicks, MBA, Sales Manager, Medication Management, Touchpoint
- Fred Pane, Director of Pharmacy Services, Capstone Health Alliance
- Daryl Schiller, PharmD, FASHP, BCPS-AQ ID, Senior Director of Pharmacy, Montefiore Nyack Hospital
- Heimo Hrovat, MBA, Pharmacist and CEO of H+H
- Bill Wood, Senior Consultant, Visante Inc.
- Jeffrey Bouman, PharmD, Pharmacy Manager, Alina Health
- Michael Van Ornum, R.N., R.Ph, BCPS, Medication Safety Coordinator, Sentara
- Bill Losef, MBA, CHPA, CEO and founder of Investigative Concepts
`“We’re excited to continue to provide a platform that elevates crucial conversations around drug and pharmacy trends for the second year in a row,” said Kevin MacDonald, co-founder, and CEO of Bluesight. “As hospitals continue to face issues such as staff challenges, drug diversion, and drug shortages, it’s important that we come together to discuss solutions and propose innovations that address these pain points and bring Medication Intelligence to the drug ecosystem.”
The virtual Summit will be hosted via Zoom and posted on The Medication Intelligence Summit’s homepage once it has concluded. For more information or to register for the Summit, visit Bluesights’s event page here.
Bluesight solves supply chain inefficiencies and reduces risk by providing actionable analytics for every step of the medication lifecycle. Through our suite of Medication Intelligence™ solutions, Bluesight brings simplicity, visibility, and predictability to the complex world of medication management. To date, more than 1,000 U.S. and Canadian hospitals utilize Bluesight solutions to optimize their hospital’s efficiency. Bluesight focuses on providing comprehensive, item-level data that empowers providers to make informed, accurate decisions. These solutions include RFID-enabled inventory management, controlled substance diversion prevention software and medication purchasing optimization. To learn more about Bluesight’s suite of Medication Intelligence solutions, visit us at bluesight.com.