September 21, 2020 – Vizient (Irving, TX) announced that Katrina Harper, clinical pharmacy director, will present at the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Compounding Quality Center of Excellence Virtual Conference: Working Together for Patient Safety on Sept. 22.
The conference will bring together current and future outsourcing facilities, regulators and other compounding experts and stakeholders to learn and engage on key topics and best practices, Vizient said.
Harper will be a presenter for the session, “GPO Perspectives: Insight for outsourcing facilities” at 3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. ET.
“We appreciate the work of the FDA to set up this meeting with all of stakeholders related to compounding and also for including group purchasing organizations in the program,” said Harper. “Our member hospitals count on us to ensure access to medications and products that meet all quality requirements and regulations and outsourcing facilities are an important part of the health care supply chain. We are excited to be able to help outsourcing facilities and other stakeholders understand our approach to contracting and quality.”