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Visante acquires pharmacy informatics and technology consulting firm TRG to expand capabilities for health systems

MINNEAPOLIS – April 1, 2022  – Pharmacy consulting firm Visante today announced it acquired The Robertson Group (“TRG”), a pharmacy informatics and technology consulting group. The acquisition will allow Visante to further leverage its expertise in hospital and health system high-performance pharmacy strategy development and support.

Based in Portland, Oregon, TRG helps clients optimize clinical systems to provide safe, effective, and efficient patient care. TRG consultants are health care professionals and industry experts providing clinical informatics, health information technology and medication-use systems advisory services to improve healthcare delivery.

Visante is an industry leader in hospital and health system pharmacy consulting, providing a wide range of services to transform healthcare through pharmacy. The firm’s offerings include consulting in the areas of pharmacy revenue cycle, specialty pharmacy, 340B programs, pharmacy supply chain and consolidated services centers, among others.

James Jorgenson, Visante CEO, explained, “As the success of hospitals and health systems will continue to be highly dependent on the skillful use of clinical data and informatics, the acquisition of TRG positions Visante to bring even stronger analytics and innovation to our clients. We’ve worked with TRG on several client engagements and have experienced the depth of expertise and talent that TRG brings to the industry.”

Jorgenson also said, “Joe (Lassiter) and his team deliver fantastic results time after time, and we know together we offer extraordinary value to hospitals and health systems by bringing contemporary informatics skills and support to transform pharmacy performance.”

TRG CEO Joe Lassiter becomes Senior Vice President of Pharmacy Informatics and Technology and Chief Pharmacy Informatics Officer for Visante, effective immediately.

Lassiter said, “Being part of Visante helps us expand our reach and support more health systems with the pharmacy informatics and technology. Together, we can more efficiently and effectively collect and analyze medication-use data which will help us to provide even more intelligent and innovative strategies and solutions. It’s really exciting for everyone involved, especially clients.”

About TRG’s current clients, Lassiter explained, “TRG clients will continue to receive the same support and scope of service included in their contracts. They will also have the opportunity for expanded consulting services in all areas of high-performing health system pharmacy with Visante’s team of experts.”

About Visante

Visante is a multidisciplinary, clinician-composed consulting firm specializing in transforming healthcare through pharmacy. By diagnosing and solving complex problems, we help hospitals, health systems, pharmaceutical companies, and managed care firms optimize financial and clinical performance. Learn more at 

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