QUINCY, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Shields Health Solutions, a creator of specialty pharmacies for hospitals and health systems nationwide, today announced Prashant K Dilwali has joined the company’s executive team as Director of Business Operations. In his new role Prashant is responsible for establishing best practices across the patient support systems that the company has put in place to serve thousands of chronically ill patients. He also provides support identifying and analyzing new business opportunities.
“Prashant is widely recognized as one of the most brilliant minds in healthcare today and we are delighted to have him join our growing executive team,” said Jack Shields, CEO, Shields Health Solutions. “We are adding the top talent in the country to our executive team right here in Quincy, heading into another year of double-digit growth. I know Prashant will play a vital role helping us meet the aggressive goals we have set out for the next few years, especially because we put patient health above all else and he is responsible for ensuring our operations continue to be the best in the industry at doing just that.”
Prior to joining Shields, Prashant was Director of Finance at US Anesthesia Partners where he was responsible for budgeting and analytics. He has worked as a turnaround management consultant at Alvarez & Marsal’s Healthcare Industry Group – implementing both financial and operational restructuring. Prashant has also worked at Trinity Partners and Scientia Advisors as a strategy consultant to healthcare and life sciences companies – identifying new business opportunities and forecasting market capture.
Prashant holds a Masters of Health Administration from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a Bachelors of Science in Biology with a minor in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
About Shields Health Solutions
Shields Health Solutions partners with hospital leaders on every aspect of specialty pharmacy creation and management. The company provides the fastest, lowest risk model for Hospitals to create a hospital-owned specialty pharmacy business, eliminating risks associated with Limited Distribution Drug (LDD) contracts, payor contracts, pharmacy accreditations, infrastructure set up and more. Shields Health Solutions handles it all, whether hospital leaders want to build from scratch or add specialty capabilities to their existing pharmacy programs.
In 2012 Shields Health Solutions broke new ground by introducing the first hospital-owned specialty pharmacy for a health system. Today many of the most respected hospitals in the country, including UMass Memorial, Fairview Health Services and Hartford Healthcare, are serving their chronically ill, complex patient populations using specialty pharmacy best practices developed collaboratively with Shields.
The breakthrough of Shields Specialty Pharmacy is based on 40 years of partnerships with 30 hospital systems, building Shields Dialysis Centers, Shields Advanced Imaging Centers (Shields MRI) and Shields Radiation Therapy Centers. What we are doing today with Specialty Pharmacy is once again bringing best practices into a new area of healthcare, returning patients to the center of the care model, while helping healthcare leaders deliver better care more efficiently. Today, Shields Health Solutions is one of the fastest growing companies in America.