Visante hires pharmacy operations expert Jim Lund to expand growing consulting service practice
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