Insight Session Pharmacy

Community Pharmacy’s Role in Optimizing Medication Use and Quality for Patients with Chronic Disease

August 26, 2019

8:00AM - 9:00AM

Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Room 254

Community pharmacy is uniquely positioned and well-equipped to improve medication use and quality in healthcare, but the full potential and opportunity in this space has been largely unrealized. Join us to learn more about an exemplary model in community pharmacy that has advanced chronic care for patients by optimizing medication use to reduce downstream healthcare costs. Topics covered will include chronic care management, quality metrics, and more.

Matt Hosford, RPh.

Vice President & Chief Pharmacy Officer, Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

Matt Hosford is vice president of Pharmacy and chief pharmacy officer for Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield where he leads both the clinical and operational facets of the pharmacy program.

Crystal Lennartz, PharmD, MBA

Vice President, Pharmacy Performance, McKesson Corporation

Crystal Lennartz is currently the VP, Pharmacy Performance for Health Mart Atlas, McKesson Corporation’s managed-care solution. She leads the team responsible for managing a high-performing pharmacy network across ~7,100 pharmacies.