Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS), the nation’s leading provider of pharmacy management services, named Adriana Lyons, Pharmacy Technician and Buyer at Methodist Hospitals, the 2017 Buyer of the Year for outstanding pharmacy performance. The award was presented during Comprehensive Pharmacy Services’ Annual Meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona in September.
“As the leader in pharmacy management services, each year CPS recognizes the top hospitals and health systems in the country for extraordinary pharmacy performance that makes a difference for patients, hospitals and the U.S. health system overall,” said Calvin Johnson, CEO of CPS. “This year we are particularly pleased to acknowledge the hard work, talent, expertise and dedication of the team at Methodist Hospitals.
The CPS Buyer of the Year award is given for embracing and utilizing CPS tools to optimize drug purchasing practices, driving value through innovation, controlling inventory, effectively managing drug shortages and maintaining compliance.
About Comprehensive Pharmacy Services
Founded nearly 50 years ago and employing over 2,000 pharmacy professionals, Comprehensive Pharmacy Services is the nation's oldest and largest provider of pharmacy support services to more than 500 hospitals and healthcare facilities pharmacies. CPS helps hospital pharmacists tackle complex problems such as medication reconciliation, hyper-inflated drug costs, standardization, specialized pharmacy, centralized distribution, ambulatory/retail pharmacies, compliance, 340B programs and much more, leading to increased quality, reduced admissions and lower costs. For more information, visit http://www.cpspharm.com.
About Methodist Hospitals
Methodist Hospitals is a community-based, not-for-profit health system with two full-service acute care facilities in Gary and Merrillville, Indiana, that has been leading the way to better health for residents of Northwest Indiana for almost 100 years. Methodist Hospitals offers a number of award – winning programs, including its Neuroscience, Oncology, Heart and Vascular Institutes and Breast Care Center. Its range of services also includes Women & Children’s Services, Bariatric Surgery services, Emergency & Trauma services, Immediate Care Centers, Orthopedics & Spine services, comprehensive Rehabilitation services, Behavioral Health and Home Health Services. It is designated as a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.