IRVING, Texas, Sep. 11, 2023 – Vizient, Inc. pharmacy experts, including Carolyn Liptak, MBA, RPh, Gretchen Brummel, PharmD, BCPS and April Yoo, PharmD, MPH, BCPS, will speak at the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Compounding Quality Center of Excellence 2023 Virtual Conference on September 12-13. Recognizing ten years of the regulated outsourcing facility industry, the conference will bring together various healthcare stakeholders to discuss how to address compounding challenges to improve patient care.
Carolyn Liptak's presentation will focus on the benefits and challenges of utilizing 503Bs while Gretchen Brummel will participate in a roundtable discussion to share insights on maintaining quality throughout the supply chain. April Yoo will help close the conference by offering Vizient's perspective on aspirations for the industry over the next decade.
"As providers and patients across the nation continue to rely on compounded products for a range of circumstances, Vizient appreciates the FDA's efforts to convene stakeholders to discuss key issues related to compounding," said Yoo. "My colleagues and I are honored to be included in these important discussions alongside our industry partners."
The FDA Compounding Quality Center of Excellence was created to proactively support outsourcing facilities and market stakeholders in their efforts to provide quality prescription drugs for patients in need. Along with facilitating training and market research, the Center engages industry partners through the annual conference to promote the quality of compounded drugs.
About Vizient, Inc.
Vizient, Inc., the nation's largest provider-driven healthcare performance improvement company, serves more than 60% of the nation's acute care providers, which includes 97% of the nation's academic medical centers, and more than 25% of the non-acute care market. Vizient provides expertise, analytics and advisory services, as well as a contract portfolio that represents more than $130 billion in annual purchasing volume. Vizient's solutions and services improve the delivery of high-value care by aligning cost, quality and market performance. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Vizient has offices throughout the United States. Learn more at www.vizientinc.com.