MINNEAPOLIS – June 15, 2022 – Visante announced that Dikesh Patel (PharmD, MHA) will be joining its growing team. Patel’s diversified health care experiences range from health system operations to management consulting. He has an established history of creating and sustaining high performing pharmacy services, making him a valuable asset to Visante.
Patel brings many years of healthcare industry experience, including the completion of an ASHP-accredited post-graduate clinical and health-system pharmacy administration residency. Prior to Visante, Patel recently worked as a director within FTI Consulting’s Health Solutions practice as the Pharmacy Subject Matter Expert. In this role, Patel worked on several engagements including large-scale health system performance improvement initiatives. Before his time at FTI, Patel was a supervisor at RSM US LLP’s healthcare practice as a pharmacy subject matter expert.
Phil Brummond, Visante SVP said, “We are thrilled to have Dikesh join our team at Visante. He is an established consultant who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience working with health systems around the country to improve performance.”
Patel earned his B.A. in Biology from Baylor University, his PharmD from the Texas A&M University College of Pharmacy and his MHA from AdventHealth University. Read more about him and the rest of our team here: visanteinc.com/people
Visante is a specialized consulting firm focused on helping health systems accelerate strong financial and operational performance through pharmacy. Our team of professionals brings deep, contemporary expertise and innovation to optimizing all aspects of a fully integrated health system pharmacy program, driving significant value quickly. By providing customized solutions to fit the needs of our clients, we deliver sustained financial results through revenue growth, cost savings, assured compliance and optimal business performance. Learn more at visanteinc.com
MINNEAPOLIS – May 20, 2022 – Visante announced that Angela De Ianni (RPh, MBA) has joined its growing consulting team. As an experienced health system leader, De Ianni brings knowledge and innovation to aid clients in achieving high-performing pharmacy.
De Ianni brings extensive knowledge of the 340B Drug Discount Program, pharmacy supply chain and pharmacy analytics. Prior to Visante, she was with Advocate Aurora Health Care as a Director of Inpatient Pharmacy and later promoted to Vice President of Pharmacy Supply Chain. As a Director, Angela proved to be highly productive at budgeting and analyzing performance data to determine areas for improvement. In addition, she put quality patient care at the forefront of her strategies by collaborating with clinical and non-clinical leaders. As Vice President, she supervised the purchasing and contracting of pharmaceutical products for the hospitals, clinics and retail pharmacies. She spearheaded the 340B Program and managed HRSA audits, corrective action plans and repayments to manufacturers under the 340B Program.
Steve Rough, Visante SVP said, “We are thrilled to announce that Angela De Ianni is joining our team. Angela is a phenomenal asset, and we are excited to see all the knowledge and strategy she will bring to help our clients transform healthcare through pharmacy.”
Jerame Hill, Visante VP, stated “Angela’s breadth and depth of experience bring immediate value to our clients. Her management skills paired with her industry knowledge make her a fantastic hire to contribute to Visante’s mission.”
De Ianni earned her B.S. in Pharmacy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Read more about her and the rest of our team here: visanteinc.com/people
Visante is a multidisciplinary, clinician-composed consulting firm specializing in the business of pharmacy and healthcare compliance. By diagnosing and solving complex problems, we help hospitals,
health systems, pharmaceutical companies, and managed care firms more effectively deliver compliant healthcare and pharmacy services. Our consultants include experienced pharmacists, nurses, physicians, IT professionals and business experts. Learn more at visanteinc.com
Consulting firm continues to build expert team to improve health system pharmacy operational and financial results.
MINNEAPOLIS – November 22, 2021 – Visante announces that Jim Lund (PharmD, MS, BCSCP) has joined the firm as Senior Director, Supply Chain and Operations.
Visante says Lund’s deep, contemporary expertise will expand capabilities in its quickly growing consulting areas of pharmacy inpatient operations, automation strategy, Centralized Service Center (CSC) design and buildout and pharmacy supply chain. These areas of expertise help hospitals and health systems greatly improve financial and operational performance for the entire organization.
“Jim brings a very unique expertise and strong reputation in the marketplace in a complex area where many health systems struggle to hire talented pharmacy leaders to oversee and maximize operational performance. His addition to the Visante team highlights our focus on achieving excellence in pharmacy operational and supply chain performance and promotes our efforts to help our partners achieve excellence and efficiency through systemness,” said Steve Rough, Visante SVP.
Jerame Hill, Visante VP, commented, “The experience and expertise that Jim brings to our group is really fantastic for our clients. His incredible knowledge and passion for excellence in the areas of operations and effective technology adoption is going to be a huge asset to help clients achieve a high-performing pharmacy service.“
Jim Lund will support Visante partners in all aspects of inpatient pharmacy operational performance and system supply chain performance. Prior to joining Visante, he was Director of Pharmacy Operations, Departmental Strategy and Innovation at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston where he was responsible for the operations of the hospital’s inpatient pharmacy distribution systems, sterile and non-sterile compounding areas and perioperative pharmacy services. He also previously served in leadership roles overseeing the transformation and optimization of pharmacy operations at the University of Chicago Medical Center and University of Wisconsin.
Visante is a multidisciplinary, clinician-composed consulting firm specializing in the business of pharmacy and healthcare compliance. By diagnosing and solving complex problems, we help hospitals, health systems, pharmaceutical companies, and managed care firms more effectively deliver compliant healthcare and pharmacy services. Our consultants include experienced pharmacists, nurses, physicians, IT professionals and business experts. Learn more at visanteinc.com