Our Experts

TONI FERA, PHARM.D.

Senior Consultant

  • Over twenty-five years of experience in health system pharmacy
  • Professional focus on operational efficiency, regulatory compliance, population health management, ACO’s and value-based purchasing
  • Previously served as the Senior Director of Patient Self-Management Programs for the APhA Foundation and Senior Director, Pharmacy Services at Allegheny General Hospital
  • Consulting with health care organizations for over 15 years

TIMOTHY WINSCHEL, PHARM.D., BSBA

Consultant

  • Professional focus on pharmaceutical supply chain economics, consolidated service centers, drug distribution, and reimbursement modeling
  • Background in finance, pharmacy, analytics, and sourcing has enabled the creation of advanced analytical models to optimize pharmaceutical sourcing, purchasing, distribution, and reimbursement
  • Experienced in pharmaceutical procurement optimization, contract negotiations/compliance, GPO/wholesaler assessments, product benchmarking, class of trade management, shortage mitigation, and margin maximization

LORI LOTTERMAN, RPh MPH

Pharmacist/ Pharmacy Subject Matter Expert

Lori Lotterman has over 30 years of progressive experience in Pharmacy and Healthcare, with diverse knowledge of pharmacy operations and technology.  As a former Pharmacy Director, Lori has subject matter expertise in pharmacy distribution, inventory optimization, pharmacy  redesign, GPO Assessments, staffing optimization, cost reduction, automated storage devices, and procurement.  Lori’s provider experience extends from Pharmacist to Director of Pharmacy, P&T design and enhancement, and GPO Executive.  She has worked with over 50+ health systems nationwide, including large IDNs, academic and community health systems to implement pharmacy savings.

Lori is a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Pharmacy and Pharmacy Operations.  She has experience in all hospital environments, managed care, AMC, IDN, home infusion, and GPO. In addition, she has significant experience in building, presenting, and implementing GPO market baskets and wholesaler conversions for savings implementation to healthcare organizations.  Lori has evaluated numerous pharmacy technologies and aided in technology implementations in large organizations. Lori has facilitated educational sessions amongst various healthcare professionals on multiple levels.

Before entering the GPO arena, Lori was a Director of Pharmacy for 15 years  at one of the first  ACOs in the United States. She was responsible for developing an interdisciplinary team to follow a patient through the continuum of care which was the early stage of Population Health. She has a proven ability to assess operations and lead teams to improve pharmacy operations.  

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Controlled Substances Management

Pharmacy Strategy for Integrated Delivery Networks

Specialty, Retail and Ambulatory Pharmacy Programs

Drug Cost, Utilization and Revenue

Sterile Products Regulatory Compliance (USP <797>, <800>)

Pharmacy Operations

Legal and Litigation Support

Compliance

Pharmacy Technology

Infusion and Cancer Centers