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Craig Wright

Vice President of Pharmacy Services

As vice president of pharmacy and lab services for Advantus Health Partners, Craig Wright leads all efforts for pharmacy and lab through strategic sourcing, integrated logistics, and pharmaceutical procurement, covering more than $1B in annual expense.

Prior to joining Advantus, Craig was system director of pharmacy services, supply chain, for Bon Secours Mercy Health, and prior to that he held roles of increasing responsibility at Mercy Health, such as director of inpatient pharmacy operations and system director of pharmacy services. He has also served as a lead pharmacist at Mercy Health – Anderson Hospital. Craig’s combined experience in these roles included oversight of all pharmacy operational components including labor, automation, and regulatory compliance. Craig drove savings of over $25M through standardization and optimization efforts related to technology and pharmacy solutions. Craig also served in the development and implementation of an electronic health records platform across 23 acute care settings.

Craig has expertise in delivering advanced technology and analytics solutions that forge standardization and optimization across large health systems, which contributes to lower drug expense and sustained drug availability. Craig has reimagined structure and process to meet the growing challenges presented with drug shortages in the pharmaceutical industry.

Craig earned his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the University of Cincinnati and a Master of Business Administration from Xavier University.

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Navigating the National Drug Shortage Crisis

One of the most pressing challenges faced by the health care industry is the national drug shortage crisis. Craig Wright, vice president of Pharmacy Services at Advantus Health Partners, sheds light on the complexities of this crisis and provides insight into how the health care system can tackle the issue head-on.

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Advantus Leader Spotlight – Craig Wright

As a supply chain and health care solutions company, Advantus Health Partners relies on the expertise and insight of its people. In this post, we’re highlighting one of our outstanding leaders: Craig Wright, Vice President of Pharmacy Services.

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