Visante hires hospital pharmacy innovator Jerame Hill to help expand consulting services in growing business area
Visante Inc. announces that Jerame Hill, Pharm.D., M.S., joined Visante as a Vice President effective July 15, 2020. Hill joins a growing team of highly experienced pharmacy executives and practitioners who have held senior leadership and organizational positions at large health systems around the country. The firm continues to expand its service offerings wherever medications are used, including hospitals, health systems, pharmaceutical manufacturers, technology firms, 340B covered entities, and managed care organizations.
“Jerame Hill’s experience in all areas of health system pharmacy is an asset to Visante’s clients looking to optimize and expand their pharmacy operations and positively impact the bottom line,” Jim Jorgenson, Visante CEO explained. “His successful management of supply chain programs and 340B Drug Pricing Programs in particular provide clients with innovative strategies to improve financial and clinical performance. His understanding of the business of pharmacy and all aspects of pharmacy finances helps clients to achieve excellent results.”
Before joining Visante, Hill was the Pharmacy Director, Supply Chain, Financial Services and 340B Operations at University of Wisconsin Health (UW Health) and Meriter Health where he developed a system-wide 340B strategy to expand the existing program and deliver millions of dollars in annualized net margin to be used toward the intent of the program. Hill has extensive experience in supply chain management, including establishing a system-wide hub and spoke supply chain strategy from a consolidated pharmacy services center (CPSC). This strategy, along with the development of a strategic sourcing program, resulted in significant cost savings and avoidance for the organization.
Hill is a well-known author and speaker, conducting and publishing the results of his research in hospital pharmacy. He is a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and the Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin (PSW). During his time at UW Health, he was an active member of Vizient’s Supply Chain Optimization Committee.
Hill earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy and also holds a Master of Science in Health-System Pharmacy Administration from University of Wisconsin-Madison.