Health care leaders share commitment to benefits of accreditation to improve patient outcomes Wakefield, Mass. – May 2, 2022 – URAC, the nation’s largest independent health care accreditation organization and the undisputed recognized leader in pharmacy and telehealth accreditation, and the Health System Owned Specialty Pharmacy Alliance (HOSP), the non-profit trade association dedicated to integrated specialty pharmacies, [...]
Meet HOSP member, Berkshire Community Pharmacy, which began in 2010 as an employee pharmacy working to serve employees, their families, and out-patients of Berkshire Health Systems (BHS) and the Berkshire Medical Center (BMC).
Member Spotlight: Kenzie Hohman is Senior Director, Ambulatory Care Pharmacy at Essentia Health. A graduate of University of Minnesota Duluth (PharmD) and The College of St. Scholastica (MBA, Health/Health Care Administration/Management) Q: Tell us a little about yourself. How did you end up in the health system-owned specialty pharmacy industry? A: At Essentia Health, I [...]
We’re pleased to introduce Kyle Skiermont, PharmD, to the HOSP Board of Directors Please help us welcome Kyle to the HOSP Board of Directors! Kyle presently serves as the Vice President of Pharmacy and Therapeutics for Nebraska Medicine and Assistant Dean for Clinical Affairs where he is responsible for strategy and overall operations of Nebraska [...]
Health System Owned Specialty Pharmacy Alliance Member Spotlight with Tim Affeldt. Join us as we learn more about HOSP board member Tim Affeldt, PharmD who serves as the Vice President of Specialty/Infusion Operations at Fairview Pharmacy Services.
Specialty Pharmacies in New York State Making a Difference by Establishing, Expanding, and Protecting a Vital Pillar of Patient-Centered Care.
Welcome our newest HOSP Alliance Board of Director, Karen McConnell, System Vice President of the Pharmacy Enterprise and Chief Pharmacy Officer at CommonSpirit Health.
The HOSP Alliance today announced that two new members have joined the Board of Directors. Karen McConnell, System Vice President of the Pharmacy Enterprise and Chief Pharmacy Officer at CommonSpirit Health, and Onisis Stefas, Vice President and Chief Pharmacy Officer, Northwell Health, join the six founding members on the board.
Meet our newest BOD and Chair of the HOSP Advocacy Committee, Dr. Onisis Stefas of Northwell Health. He develops the strategy and directs implementation of programs, policies, and procedures designed to integrate the health system’s pharmacy services. Get acquainted with him in the Q&A Member Spotlight.
Health System Owned Specialty Pharmacy Alliance Releases A Call For Action In Open Letter To Nation’s Health Systems
The Health System Owned Specialty Pharmacy Alliance (HOSP) Board of Directors released today an Open Letter addressed to the nation's health systems and other network providers of specialty pharmacy patient care proposing three immediate actions the industry needs to take to improve patient care and outcomes. Read the Open Letter here.