Heather Schrant (PharmD, MS) works with hospital and health system clients specifically in the area of pharmacy operational excellence. Heather’s work with clients is a major contributor to helping them achieve high-performance pharmacy.
Heather’s deep, contemporary expertise in pharmacy inpatient and ambulatory operations, infusion services, medication safety and regulatory compliance help hospitals greatly improve financial and operational performance for the entire organization.
Prior to joining Visante, Heather was a Pharmacy Manager at Wesley Healthcare in Wichita, Kan., where she oversaw inpatient pharmacy operations and sterile compounding over multiple locations. She also previously served as Pharmacy Manager and Medication Safety Officer at UW Health in Madison, Wis. While at UW Health, she provided operational, clinical and financial oversight of clinic operations, digestive health center and infusion pharmacy services for over 80 primary and specialty care clinics and five infusion centers. Additionally, she led organizational medication safety, regulatory compliance and drug diversion prevention and detection oversight. Through her leadership, Heather’s team successfully transitioned more than 1,000 patients to a new infusion center location attaining $9 million in drug cost savings and increasing capacity. She also spearheaded obtaining a $2 million annual drug cost savings through the implementation of biosimilar medications.
Heather has been a Clinical Instructor at the University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy and Medication Systems & Operations Pharmacist at UW Health. In these roles, she gained valuable hands-on experience in many areas of pharmacy operations, sterile compounding regulatory compliance, patient care and staff training.
Heather earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from The University of Kansas School of Pharmacy. Heather also holds a Master of Science in Health-System Pharmacy Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and completed two years of post-graduate training in health-system pharmacy administration at UW Health. She is a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and the Kansas Council of Health System Pharmacy (KCHP).