In April 2014, Jim became CEO and Board Chair Visante Inc, Visante Ltd, Visante UK and Visante Canada. He is a key motivator and organisational specialist working with all of the practice leads to develop new client products and services that are cutting edge for the industry. Jim has an national and international reputation as an outstanding speaker, author, and innovator in all areas of pharmacy practice. Before taking up leadership of all Visante enterprises, he was President of Visante Canada, Vice Chair of Visante Ltd and Visante UK Ltd. in addition to being President of Visante Inc.’s hospital and health systems services practice.
Prior to joining Visante full time, Jim was Chief Pharmacy Officer and Vice President of Indiana University Health (IU Health), the largest and most comprehensive healthcare system in the state of Indiana. He was responsible for the design and operation of the system’s pharmacy services that support IU Health’s 17 hospitals and integrated delivery network. He has been credited with establishing one of the first comprehensive safe handling programmes for hazardous medications as well as creating and operating one of the largest post-graduate pharmacy education programmes in the US.
Previous to joining IU Health, Jim was in charge of pharmacy services for the University of Utah Health Care. One of his most exciting accomplishments there was to design and operate all pharmacy services for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games hosted in Salt Lake City.
When not engaged with family activities, Jim seeks the outdoors and is an accomplished skier, golfer, and hiker.