Lake Charles Memorial Hospital pharmacy recently received two awards from
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS) during their annual meeting and
awards program in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Memorial was named the 2017 Clinical Site of the Year for Pharmacy Leadership,
which is given for excellence in hospital clinical pharmacy, supporting
all aspects of hospital operations through clinical pharmacy techniques
and demonstrated leadership. With the second award, Trisha Hanson was
named the 2017 Buyer of the Year for outstanding pharmacy performance.
This award is given for embracing and utilizing CPS tools to optimize
drug purchasing practices, driving value through innovation, effectively
managing drug shortages and maintaining compliance.
“We are very proud of the great work our clinical pharmacy is doing.
They are recognized within our system as being a valuable resource to
our organization. It’s great to see our team recognized, not just
within our system, but on a national level,” said Dr. Manley Jordan,
Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Medical Affairs at Memorial
“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 Trisha Hanson and the team at Lake
Charles Memorial Hospital.”
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