2019 National Healthcare Executive Forum

May 14-15, 2019 | Houston, Texas

As healthcare leaders, we are faced with more challenges than ever before. True solutions require a shift in thought and practice. This is only possible when we come together, across systems, to collaboratively determine the best practices and innovative thinking necessary to advance our industry and truly reshape patient care and safety. Participation in these programs is the beginning of the active change we seek.


National Governing Board Co-Chairs

William F. McKeon William F. McKeon

President and Chief Executive Officer

Texas Medical Center

Bernard A. Harris, Jr., MD, MBA, FACP Bernard A. Harris, Jr., MD, MBA, FACP

NASA Space Shuttle Astronaut

Board Member, Texas Medical Center

President, Harris Foundation

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner

Vesalius Ventures

Dana Bjarnason, PhD, RN, NE-BC Dana Bjarnason, PhD, RN, NE-BC

Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive

OHSU Healthcare

Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs

OHSU School of Nursing

Dennis P. Lund, MD Dennis P. Lund, MD

The Elizabeth Wood Dunlevie Professor

Professor of Surgery, Chief Medical Officer

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital

Associate Dean of the Facility for Maternal and Child Health, Stanford University School of Medicine

George H. Perkins, MD George H. Perkins, MD

Chief Medical Officer

University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Practice Group

Donna Sollenberger Donna Sollenberger

Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer

University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) Health System


National Governing Board Members

  • Allan Klapper, President, Wexford Hospital Chair, AHN Women & Children’s Institute, Allegheny Health Network
  • Mark Steiger, Director of Clinical Service Lines & COO, Ascension Texas – GoodHeath Solutions Center
  • Mayar Al Mohajer, Chair, Infection Control Committee; Medical Director of CASE at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Tammy Cohen, System Vice President – Pharmacy Services, Baylor Scott & White Health
  • David Berger, Professor, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center
  • Jennifer McCarty, Director of Infection Control, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center
  • Gerald Capraro, Director, Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Carolinas Pathology Group
  • Douglas Lawson, President – CHI Texas Division; Senior Vice President, Catholic Health Initiatives, Catholic Health Initiative (CHI)
  • Alan Dubovsky, Chief Patient Experience Officer, Cedars-Sinai Health System
  • Arjun Srinivasan, Associate Director for Healthcare Associated Infection Prevention Programs, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Diane Freeman, VP Patient Care/CNO, CHI St Luke’s Health
  • Lorie Shoemaker, Division Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, CHI St Luke’s Health
  • Peter Wong, Division Vice President, Performance and Organizational Excellence, CHI St Luke’s Health
  • Craig Frost, System Vice President, Clinical Pharmacy Services, CHI St Luke’s Health
  • Kimberly Putney, Manager, Clinical Pharmacy, Policy, Research and Education, CHI St Lukes Health – Baylor St Lukes Medical Center
  • Anahi Santiago, CISM/ Chief Information Security Officer, Christiana Care Health System
  • Michael Fischer, Antimicrobial Stewardship Expert, DSHS
  • Allen Broome, Assistant Vice President, Pharmacy Services, Erlanger Health System
  • William Hazel, Senior Advisor of Strategic Initiatives and Policy, George Mason University
  • Debra Caswell, Infection Prevention Director, Harris Health System
  • Shanna Cummings (Doucet), Director, Center for Innovation, Harris Health System
  • Ericka Brown, Chief Operating Officer, Harris Health System
  • Elizabeth Pepe Greenlee, Associate Administrator Quality Programs, Harris Health System
  • Harold Gottlieb, Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs, Harris Health System
  • Goldina Erowele, Admin Director, System Pharmacy Operations. Residency Program Director, Harris Health System
  • Richard Hamrick III, Chief Medical Officer, HCA Capital Division
  • Edward Septimus, Professor Internal Medicine, HCA Healthcare
  • Benjamin Foster, Regional Vice President – Human Resources, HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division
  • Walter Chesley, Senior Vice President, Chief Human Reources Officer, Hennepin Healthcare
  • Robert Phillips, Chief Physician Executive, Houston Methodist (FKA: Methodist Hospital System)
  • Daniel Metzen, System Director Pharmacy, Houston Methodist (FKA: Methodist Hospital System)
  • M. Shafeeq Ahmed, Chief Medical Officer, Vice President Medical Affairs, Howard County General Hospital
  • Thomas Pianta, Chief Strategic Growth Officer, Inova Health System
  • Stephen Sigworth, Associate Chief Medical Officer;SVP, Jefferson Physicians, Jefferson Health
  • Michelle Lopes, Senior Vice President and Chief Nurse Executive, John Muir Health
  • Mustapha Saheed, Medical Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Anika Alvanzo, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Medical Director, Substance Use Disorders Consultation Service, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Health Sciences Informatics
  • Lori Armstrong, Chief Nurse Executive, Kaiser Foundation Hospital – Santa Clara
  • Timothy Friel, Leonard Parker Pool Chair, Department of Medicine, Lehigh Valley Health Network
  • Dennis Lund, Chief Medical Officer, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Standford
  • Grace Lee, Professor of Pediatrics- Infectious Disease, Associate CMO, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Standford
  • Kelly Johnson, VP Patient Care Services / Chief Nursing Officer, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Standford
  • Lane Donnelly, Chief Quality Officer, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Standford
  • Natalie Anene, Infection Prevention Manager, Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital
  • Derek Curtis Sr., Associate Administrator / Chief Nursing Officer, Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital
  • Chiledum Ahaghotu, Vice President Medical Affairs, MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center
  • Angela Shippy, Senior Vice President and Chief Quality Officer, Memorial Hermann Healthcare System
  • Khalid Almoosa, Chief Medical Officer, Memorial Hermann Healthcare System
  • Brian Dean, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Memorial Hermann Healthcare System
  • Lourdes Cuellar, Administrative Director Pharmacy; Adj. Clinical Professor, University of Houston, Memorial Hermann Healthcare System
  • Rodney Cox, Director of Pharmacy Services, Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center
  • Christopher Langan, Chief Medical Officer, Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital
  • David Kaelber, CMIO, MetroHealth (AKA: Metro Health System – Cleveland)
  • Francisco Vazquez, Medical Center Director, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
  • Christina Pereira, Outpatient Pharmacy Program Manager, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
  • Jason Parks, President – Pulse Heart Institute, MultiCare Health System
  • Banning Hendricks, Director, Patient Experience, OHSU Healthcare
  • Cort Garrison, Chief Health Information Officer, OHSU Healthcare
  • Joe Ness, SVP & COO, OHSU Healthcare
  • Dana Bjarnason, Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive, OHSU Partners
  • Michael Talbert, Chief of Pathology Services, OU Medicine
  • David Lopez, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Parkland Health and Hospital System (Fka: Parkland Hospital)
  • Klara Jelinkova, Vice President for International Operations and IT and Chief Information Officer, Rice University
  • Connie Davis, Regional VP and Chief Medical Officer, Skagit Regional Health
  • Jim Guyn, Senior VP, Population Health, St Charles Health System
  • Sameer Badlani, Chief Health Information Officer & System Vice President, Sutter Health
  • Eric Williams, System Chief Quality Officer, Texas Children’s Hospital
  • Prem Oommen, Assistant Director, Department of Pharmacy, Texas Children’s Hospital
  • Bernard Harris, President and CEO (Advisory Board Member Co-Chair), Texas Medical Center
  • Uche Anadu Ndefo, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Texas Southern University
  • Chris Palkowski, Physician in Chief, The Permanente Medical Group
  • Terry Simon, Chief Medical Officer, The Woman’s Hospital of Texas
  • J. Gregory Jolissaint, Vice President, Military and Veterans Health Program;Colonel U.S. Army, Trinity Health System
  • Timothy Cutler, Interim Assistant Chief, Department of Pharmacy, UC Davis Health
  • John Grubbs, Chief Pharmacy Officer, UC Health
  • Marilyn Stebbins, Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Vice Chair of Clinical Innovation, UCSF School of Pharmacy
  • Kevin Garey, Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Translational Research, University of Houston System
  • Renu Khator, Chancellor and President, University of Houston System
  • Stephen Spann, Founding Dean, UH Medical School, University of Houston System
  • Christopher Johnson, Professor and Chair, Health Management and Systems Sciences, University of Louisville School of Public Health & Information Sciences
  • Krishnaj Gourab, VP-Medical Affairs, CMO, University of Maryland Rehabilitation and Orthopaedic Institute
  • Keith Kaye, Professor of Internal Medicine Director of Clinical Research, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Michigan Medical School
  • Michael Richards, Vice Chancellor of Clinical Affairs;Executive Physician-in-Chief, University of New Mexico Hospitals
  • Tami Minnier, Chief Quality Officer, UPMC; Executive Director, Beckwith Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
  • Robert Bart, Chief Medical Information Officer, Health Services Division, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Kim Currie Mason, Director, Department of Pharmacy, University of Tennessee Medical Center
  • Luis Ostrosky-Zeichner, Professor and Vice Chairman of Medicine for Healthcare Quality, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
  • Giuseppe Colasurdo, President, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
  • George Perkins, Chief Medical Officer Physicians Referral Service, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
  • Donna Sollenberger, EVP & CEO UTMB Health System, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
  • David Marshall, Vice President and Chief Nursing & Patient Care Services Officer, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
  • David Callender, President, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
  • Mack Mitchell, Vice President, Medical Affairs and CMO for Population Health, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (AKA: UT Southwestern Medical Center)
  • Kavita Bhavan, Chief Innovation Officer, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (AKA: UT Southwestern Medical Center)
  • Lynda Chin, Executive Director, REDI Platform, University of Texas System
  • Angelo Giardino, Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah
  • Julie Duncan, Director of Quality Assessment & Improvement, University of Washington Medical Center
  • Chris Lehmann, Professor, Pediatrics & Biomedical Informatics Pediatrics Director, Clinical Informatics Education, Vanderbilt University
  • Jodi Cichetti, Senior Director, Quality Management & Clinical Improvement, WellSpan Health
  • David Roberts, Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, West Tennessee Healthcare



Thank you to the Governing Board, the agenda is based on their insight and direction.

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2019 National Healthcare Executive Forum Agenda

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The Governing Board is reviewing nominated sponsors and selecting the industry-leading partners that they will be inviting to participate. For sponsorship inquiries, please email Graham Keavney at grahamk@healthcareexecutiveforums.com.

Keynote Sponsors

Health needs are infinite, but resources are finite. Health organizations are frustrated with technology solutions that haven’t delivered on their promise to improve care, facilitate research, and rein in costs. Transforming healthcare requires more than digitizing medical records. We need “systems of insight” that help translate data into action, and “systems of engagement” that enable new ways to treat patients more quickly and more long-term. Microsoft platforms and services lay the trusted foundation for such solutions, so health providers and payors, public health or social services agencies, and pharmaceutical companies can improve patient and employee experiences, empower researchers, and enhance products and services in the face of increasing cost pressures. www.microsoft.com
Premier Inc.
White Paper
Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC) is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of approximately 3,750 U.S. hospitals and more than 130,000 other provider organizations. With integrated data and analytics, collaboratives, supply chain solutions, and advisory and other services, Premier enables better care and outcomes at a lower cost. Premier, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient, plays a critical role in the rapidly evolving healthcare industry, collaborating with members to co-develop long-term innovations that reinvent and improve the way care is delivered to patients nationwide. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Premier is passionate about transforming American healthcare. www.premierinc.com
Sirius Healthcare
White Paper
A national integrator of technology-based business solutions, Sirius helps healthcare organizations improve quality of care, control costs and ensure compliance with holistic, agnostic solutions. Sirius works to help organizations innovate by transforming patient care, clinical efficiencies and business impact. Our dedicated healthcare practice is led by individuals who have direct industry experience, including IT leadership positions with major provider organizations. Whether you’re challenged by regulations (such as HIPPA, the HITECH Act and/or Meaningful Use for ICD-10), the migration from fee-for-service to fee-for-value, medical and customer data floods or just overall cost pressures, Sirius can help. www.siriuscom.com/solutions/healthcare

Premium Sponsors

Edwards Lifesciences
White Paper
Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world’s leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives.

Edwards monitoring solutions measure cardiovascular performance and include products such as the Swan Ganz Pulmonary Catheter, the FloTrac system and the noninvasive ClearSight system.

Edwards recently released the first predictive monitoring parameter called the Hypotension Prediction Index (HPI). HPI offers the ability to detect and respond to developing hypotension by recognizing trends and providing alerts before they impact patients. www.edwards.com

White Paper
KPMG LLP helps organizations across the healthcare ecosystem work together in new ways to transform and innovate the business of healthcare. We offer a market-leading portfolio of tools and services focused on helping our clients comply with regulatory change; improve healthcare outcomes; adapt to the consumerism of healthcare; transact to gain market entry and sustainable competitive advantage; transition to value-based pricing; and optimize technology investments. Our client teams draw from more than 3,500 US partners and professionals across a global network of 154 countries and comprise specialists across strategy, deal advisory, management consulting and risk and compliance. www.kpmg.com
Loopback Analytics
White Paper
Loopback Analytics enables health systems to proactively identify at-risk populations, match patients to appropriate services and evaluate the impact of interventions on clinical and economic outcomes. The platform allows organizations to selectively and securely share data and benchmarks with network partners to coordinate care beyond the walls of owned facilities. Real-time analytics monitor patients as they move across the care continuum and flag patients of rising risk for early intervention. Data collected from patient engagement loops back to inform machine learning models and enable continuous improvement. Areas of focus include specialty pharmacy, medication adherence and provider networks. loopbackanalytics.com
Mölnlycke is a world-leading medical solutions company. We specialize in wound management, pressure ulcer prevention and surgical solutions with respected brands including Safetac®, Mepitel®, Mepilex®, Hibiclens® and Biogel®. Driven by our relentless focus on finding solutions for unmet needs in healthcare, we’ll continue to innovate and develop high-quality, cost-effective solutions that set new standards. We’re here to advance performance in healthcare across the world, and we aspire to equip everybody in healthcare with solutions to achieve the best outcomes. We design and supply medical solutions to enhance performance at every point of care – from the operating room to the home. www.molnlycke.us
PCCA - Eagle Science-Based Solutions
PCCA helps health systems and community pharmacies mitigate risk and take care of patients through our technical & clinical support, formula database, innovative products, training and education. When “one size fits all” does not fit the patient’s needs, or a needed medicine is out of reach for a patient, a compounding pharmacist can create an alternative therapeutic solution. PCCA has supported pharmacy compounding for more than 38 years and has a firm reputation for setting a high standard of quality in all of our products and services. www.pccarx.com

Eagle is your pharmacy’s partner to minimize risk when compounding medications. Eagle Analytical is an FDA-registered laboratory and consulting service providing assistance to 503A Compounding Pharmacies, 503B Outsourcing Facilities, and pharmaceutical companies. We offer the highest quality in preparation testing for sterility, bacterial endotoxins, microbial detection, and active ingredient potency. Eagle provides analytical and microbiological testing, including our unique ScanRDI® Rapid Sterility Test which produces results in as little as 1 day. Our microbiologist, chemists, and engineers assist with pharmacy design and workflow, SOPs, and pharmacy auditing. eagleanalytical.com

Philips is a health technology company focused on improving people’s lives through meaningful innovation across the health continuum – from healthy living and prevention to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Applying advanced technologies and deep clinical and consumer insights, Philips partners with customers to deliver integrated solutions that address the Quadruple Aim: improved patient experience, better health outcomes, improved staff experience, and lower cost of care. www.usa.philips.com/healthcare
Quest Diagnostics
White Paper
Quest Diagnostics empowers people to take action to improve health outcomes. Derived from the world’s largest database of clinical lab results, our diagnostic insights reveal new avenues to identify and treat disease, inspire healthy behaviors and improve health care management. Quest annually serves one in three adult Americans and half the physicians and hospitals in the United States, and our 45,000 employees understand that, in the right hands and with the right context, our diagnostic insights can inspire actions that transform lives. www.questdiagnostics.com



White Paper


Qventus is a system of action for optimizing patient flow. Over 70 leading hospitals and health systems, including Mercy, Fairview, and New York Presbyterian, are using Qventus to unlock $10M+ in annual financial benefits — by decreasing LOS, reducing excess days, increasing patient volumes, and more.

Qventus uses machine learning to predict potential problems before they occur. It then drives immediate action, recommending the highest priority activities to frontline staff, automating key steps whenever possible, and simplifying coordination among interdisciplinary teams.

Qventus is also a true partner, with a team of experts in data science, healthtech deployments, and change management.

Qventus. Simplifying how healthcare operates. qventus.com




White Paper


With student loan debt now reaching upwards of $1.5 trillion in the U.S., there’s never been a more important way to help your valued employees reach their financial goals faster. SoFi’s unique employee benefits – student loan contributions, refinancing, and education – offer an easy and comprehensive way to build financial wellness at your company. Together with our 500 customer service representatives and suite of resources and tools via our online Student Loan Help Center, these offerings help empower your employees to make sound decisions around their student debt. Add SoFi to your benefit program in no time; no integration necessary. SofiAtWork.com
Veritas Technologies
It is an always-on world, where your data and IT infrastructure are vital to supporting patient care and safety. Veritas Technologies empowers healthcare organizations to leverage their most valuable asset—data—to ultimately drive an informed process of patient care. Using the Veritas platform, healthcare customers can accelerate their digital transformation and solve pressing IT and business challenges including multi-cloud data management, data protection, storage optimization, compliance readiness and workload portability—with no cloud vendor lock-in. Learn more at www.veritas.com/healthcare
Warrior Centric Health
White Paper
Warrior Centric Health® (WCH) is the nation’s first commercial health equity solutions provider, helping hospitals address costly readmissions problems by offering tools to provide more effective care for populations that account for disproportionate shares of readmissions.

The Warrior Centric Solution Suite® gives hospitals the means to meet the needs of military veterans and their families—close to a quarter of the entire U.S. population—who are affected by a wide and unique set of health issues that go widely untreated by the private healthcare systems, where 90% receive their healthcare. Healthcare institutions gain the ability to locate and treat these people more equitably, thus closing care gaps, reducing readmissions and delivering ROI, while “making hospitals heroes.” warriorcentrichealth.com

Session Host Sponsor



White Paper

Healthcare is undergoing a transformation from fee-for-service to value-based reimbursements. An ever-increasing emphasis on quality is a noticeable trend within the industry. Adding to the challenge is the void of tools designed to accurately assess and report with quality in mind.

Our solution is MDAR. Through collaboration with healthcare leaders, Dacarba has launched the data-driven, Medical Diagnosis Accuracy Reporting (MDAR) application. This streamlined CDI tool provides an equal playing field across healthcare institutions by accurately reflecting quality of care.

MDAR paints a transparent picture of each patient’s comorbidities which leads to improved quality outcomes boosting physician credibility and hospital reputation. www.dacarba.com/Healthcare-Technology

Supporting Sponsors


BioFire Diagnostics


White Paper


With more than 25 years of molecular experience, BioFire Diagnostics, LLC sets the standard for molecular diagnostics through its pioneering advances in syndromic infectious disease testing.

As BioMérieux’s Global Center of Excellence for Molecular Diagnostics, no other company has FDA-cleared and CE-IVD marked assays for more pathogens. BioFire Diagnostics has produced the easiest, fastest and most comprehensive multiplex PCR system available: the FilmArray.

The FilmArray System from BioFire is the new standard for syndromic infectious disease diagnostics. Simple, fast and comprehensive, the FilmArray delivers accurate results in about an hour. The right test, the first time can impact all areas of patient care. Healthcare providers can see faster diagnoses and improved antibiotic stewardship. Labs can see improved efficiency and reduced costs and downstream testing. biofiredx.com


Clarify Health Solutions


White Paper


Clarify Health provides the breakthrough technology and analytics platform to personalize and optimize patient care journeys. Our purpose-built solutions – developed by a world-class team which brings together the data scientists and engineers behind the financial services industry’s leading cloud-based analytics platform, top clinical operations experts, and logistics specialists – are transforming healthcare processes and workflows. By more precisely illuminating complex patient cohorts and the drivers of healthcare costs, quality, and outcomes, Clarify Health delivers actionable insights that enable clients to proactively guide patients and their caregivers through more efficient care journeys and clinical trials. Our scalable platform seamlessly integrates large datasets, machine learning analytics, and real-time patient navigation capabilities, empowering physicians, health systems, payers, and life sciences organizations to deliver better care today and evolve so that they are positioned to thrive in the emerging value-based world. clarifyhealth.com

RingCentral, Inc.

White Paper


RingCentral, Inc. is a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions. More flexible and cost-effective than legacy on-premises systems, RingCentral empowers today’s mobile and distributed workforce to communicate, collaborate, and connect from anywhere, on any device. RingCentral unifies voice, video, team messaging and collaboration, conferencing, online meetings, and integrated contact center solutions. RingCentral’s open platform integrates with leading business apps and enables customers to easily customize business workflows. RingCentral is headquartered in Belmont, California, and has offices around the world. ringcentral.com

Contributing Sponsor


Pacira Biosciences, Inc.


White Paper


Pacira Biosciences, Inc. is a leading provider of non-opioid pain management and regenerative health solutions dedicated to advancing and improving patient outcomes. Products include EXPAREL – liposomal bupivicaine injection for post surgical pain relief and the Iovera System – a non-opioid and non-systemic treatment for blocking pain signals from various peripheral nerves by way of cryoanalgesia. www.pacira.com

Roger Anderson Awards Dinner

PCCA - Eagle Science-Based Solutions
PCCA helps health systems and community pharmacies mitigate risk and take care of patients through our technical & clinical support, formula database, innovative products, training and education. When “one size fits all” does not fit the patient’s needs, or a needed medicine is out of reach for a patient, a compounding pharmacist can create an alternative therapeutic solution. PCCA has supported pharmacy compounding for more than 38 years and has a firm reputation for setting a high standard of quality in all of our products and services. www.pccarx.com

Eagle is your pharmacy’s partner to minimize risk when compounding medications. Eagle Analytical is an FDA-registered laboratory and consulting service providing assistance to 503A Compounding Pharmacies, 503B Outsourcing Facilities, and pharmaceutical companies. We offer the highest quality in preparation testing for sterility, bacterial endotoxins, microbial detection, and active ingredient potency. Eagle provides analytical and microbiological testing, including our unique ScanRDI® Rapid Sterility Test which produces results in as little as 1 day. Our microbiologist, chemists, and engineers assist with pharmacy design and workflow, SOPs, and pharmacy auditing. eagleanalytical.com

Shields Health Solutions
White Paper
Shields Health Solutions is a specialty pharmacy integrator, partnering with hospital leaders on all aspects of specialty pharmacy creation, growth and management. The company provides a low-risk model with 100% success rate for health systems to rapidly create a hospital-owned specialty pharmacy program. In doing so, Shields provides access to 90-plus percent of all limited distribution drugs (LDDs), access to most national and regional payors, on-site pharmacy care professionals, and a specialty pharmacy technology platform. More than 20 of the largest, most respected health systems in the country have trusted Shields to start, grow and manage their specialty pharmacy programs. www.shieldshealthsolutions.com

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Four Seasons Hotel Houston

Four Seasons Hotel Houston
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