Scott Drugan, Pharm. D.

Scott Drugan

Scott Drugan, Pharm. D.

Vice President
Pharmacy Practice Lead

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Recognized industry-wide for his ability to optimize 340B programs and improve medication management across health systems, with expertise to drive improvements in pharmacy quality and cost structure and champion new revenue streams.

Leadership

As practice lead for Novia’s growing Pharmacy practice area, Scott helps clients across the country improve their pharmacy costs, profitability and operating efficiency. His background in pharmacy leadership enables him to bring deep understanding and subject-matter expertise to every project. Scott is a decisive leader who can successfully engage key stakeholders in supporting change, process improvement initiatives and commitment to service excellence.

Expertise

Scott possesses an outstanding track record as a pharmacy leader and healthcare executive. His engaging, collaborative leadership style makes him an ideal partner for clients seeking to improve their pharmacy operations, ensure regulatory compliance, implement a complex 340B program, optimize their employee pharmacy benefits, or establish a retail pharmacy. Scott is also passionate about the opportunities afforded by emerging technology, such as computerized order management with, dispensing cabinets, smart infusion pumps and wireless technology.

Experience

Scott’s consulting accomplishments include regulatory compliance, operational improvement, cost containment, revenue enhancement and 340B program implementation. Prior to becoming a consultant, Scott held a leadership position with a leading human therapeutics company and worked closely with the FDA on patient safety programs. He also served as Vice President, Therapeutic and Diagnostic Services at a not-for-profit research hospital in Southern California where he oversaw regulatory compliance for multiple licensing and accrediting agencies, including the Department of Health Services, the Joint Commission, the College of American Pathologists, the American College of Surgeons, and the State Board of Pharmacy.

Education and Qualifications

Scott attained his Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Southern California and his Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry from the University of California. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the California State Association of Counties “Challenge Award” and City of Hope Team Awards for four years.

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