Novia Strategies, Inc. Announces Scott Drugan Has Joined Our Firm as Vice President

--Healthcare consulting firm grows pharmaceutical leadership team to drive positive change and deliver outstanding value to clients--

POWAY, Calif.--()--Novia Strategies, Inc. (www.noviastrategies.com) has announced that Scott Drugan has joined their firm as Vice President. Scott excels in guiding clients through the complex development of pharmacy services, ensuring the services achieve and exceed quality and cost targets.

Scott's 25 years of experience as a pharmacy leader and healthcare executive enables him to bring significant depth of knowledge to clients. With this experience, Scott helps his clients address challenges they are facing in today’s complex, evolving, and dynamic competitive healthcare landscape. Areas of expertise include regulatory compliance, operational improvement, and large supply chain and utilization savings. He is also an expert in 340B program implementation, expansion, and regulatory compliance.

As a consultant with significant depth of expertise, Scott has led pharmacy practice projects that have saved clients millions of dollars in both labor and non-labor costs while ensuring quality pharmaceutical care. Scott’s success comes from his solid track record of adopting and integrating technology into the hospital system in order to improve medication safety.

“We are excited to have Scott join our team. He brings an outstanding breadth and depth of pharmaceutical experience, which will help our clients achieve regulatory compliance and significant cost savings in their pharmacy services,” says Nancy Lakier, CEO/Managing Principal. “In particular, 340B program implementation presents huge challenges and opportunities – as well as significant benefits. We’re thrilled that Scott brings hands-on expertise in this area to the benefit of our clients.”

Prior, as Director of Pharmacy, Los Angeles Department of Health Services, Scott saved millions of dollars in pharmaceutical costs through improved supply contracts, optimal utilization management, and implementation of operational efficiencies. As a Vice President at City of Hope National Medical Center, he led a high-performing and cost-effective pharmacy practice, chaired the revenue cycle team, and directed revenue collection improvements resulting in dramatically reduced denials. Scott has also overseen 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.

Scott attained his Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Southern California and his Bachelor of Science from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is a Registered Pharmacist in the State of California.

Scott can be reached at:
866-747-4200 (office) Toll Free • sdrugan@novia-inc.com

About Novia Strategies

Novia Strategies offers a unique blend of professional expertise that takes a 360˚ approach to improving your hospital’s efficiency and quality. Novia helps organizations operationalize their strategic plan through expense management, quality improvement, and revenue enhancement. Key focus areas are:
Clinical and Expense Redesign
Quality and Safety Initiative
Clinical and Operational Improvement
Labor/Productivity/Pay Practice
Non-Labor/Supply Chain

Novia’s evidence-based consulting services cover both of the key needs of hospitals: cost reduction without compromising quality, and quality without increasing cost.

Contacts

Novia Strategies, Inc.
Gina Mehmert
Director of Marketing, Communications, and PR
858-486-6030 Office
858-486-6040 Fax
info@noviastrategies.com
www.noviastrategies.com

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Contacts

Novia Strategies, Inc.
Gina Mehmert
Director of Marketing, Communications, and PR
858-486-6030 Office
858-486-6040 Fax
info@noviastrategies.com
www.noviastrategies.com