Speaker

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.
Hosford has more than 15 years of experience in pharmacy benefit management and has served in an account management role with First Health Services, a Coventry HealthCare Company, where he was responsible for the implementation of pharmacy benefit management programs for various state Medicaid programs. Hosford also served as director for medical affairs for AdvancePCS (now CVS Caremark) where he was responsible for formulary management and drug utilization review programs for more than 78 million covered members.

Insight Session Pharmacy

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

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.

Monday, August 26, 2019

8:00AM - 9:00AM

Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Room 254