Growth Continues For Only Group Representing Health System Owned Specialty Pharmacies

Wakefield, Mass. – June 8, 2022. The Health System Owned Specialty Pharmacy Alliance (HOSP), the non-profit trade association dedicated to integrated specialty pharmacies, expanded its Board of Directors while accepting six new members and five partners to the organization last month.

Desi Kotis, Pharm.D FASHP, chief pharmacy executive, UCSF Health and associate dean and clinical professor, UCSF School of Pharmacy and Kyle Skiermont, vice president, Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Nebraska Medicine, College of Pharmacy University of Nebraska Medical Center, accepted seats on the Board of Directors increasing the Board total to 10 members.

“Desi and Kyle bring vast industry expertise and long-standing successful track records in leadership positions to the Board in support of HOSP’s mission,” said Gary Kerr, President of the HOSP Board of Directors and Chief Pharmacy Officer at Baystate Health. “These new members and partners come from a variety of areas in the industry but are all focused on one thing: improving patient outcomes with integrated specialty pharmacies.”

Member And Partner Growth Continues

The six new HOSP members are: Avera Health, University of California (UC) Davis, UC Irvine, UC San Diego, UC San Francisco and UCLA.

Membership benefits include the opportunity to establish best practices, advocate for the health system owned specialty pharmacy industry, and network with some of the best and brightest in the industry. For membership information click here.

HOSP added five new partners including:  BeiGene, Eisai, EMD Serono, JB Consulting, Moderna and URAC.

HOSP partners collaborate and align best practices established to improve patient outcomes and advance the network of organizations working through the integrated specialty pharmacy model.  Interested in a partnership with HOSP? Click here.

About HOSP
The Health System Owned Specialty Pharmacy Alliance (HOSP) is a network of leading health systems and the businesses that support them who advocate for the better patient care and outcomes associated with fully integrated health system specialty pharmacies. HOSP believes that health systems are best positioned to provide the highest quality care to their specialty patients in the outpatient setting. HOSP advocates for and develops industry best practices to ensure that onsite health system specialty pharmacy operations have gold standard care models of excellence. For more information: