Bill Woodward, MS, RPh
As senior director of contracting in sourcing operations, Woodward leads the strategic direction and daily operations for several areas within the Vizient pharmacy program, including branded pharmaceuticals, the industry-leading plasma program, radiologic contrast media and radiopharmaceuticals.
Woodward joined Vizient in 2000 as a member of the pharmacy team in product management. He has held the positions of manager, senior manager, director and senior director during his 17 years at the company, with responsibility for nearly all aspects of the Vizient Pharmacy Program at one time or another during his tenure.
Before joining Vizient, Woodward worked for 26 years in hospital pharmacy; as the director of pharmacy at Faxton-St.Luke’s Healthcare in Utica, New York and at Hillcrest Hospital in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Woodward began his career as a staff pharmacist and then clinical pharmacy coordinator at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut.
Woodward earned a master’s degree in health care management from the Hartford Graduate Center of RPI and a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from the University of Connecticut. Woodward currently holds pharmacist licenses in three states.