Senior Director, Drug Policy & Pharmacotherapy

Sandy Tan

Area of services: Clinicians, Compliance and operations

Sandy’s work has been highly lauded by several Visante clients. These projects involved highly technical pharmaceutical research for the development and regular updating of critical drug lists requiring detailed documentation and data supporting best practices.

Because of her detailed knowledge and expertise, Sandy is often included on client work for all practice areas. She has also conducted focused literature searches for Visante’s on-going best practices research.

Sandy enjoys working with Visante because of the job flexibility and variety of work assignments. This allows her to stay on top of her professional interests while being able to spend time with her growing family.

Prior to becoming a Visante pharmacotherapy specialist, Sandy served as Manager of Pharmacy Services at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.

Her responsibilities there included overseeing all operational functions for the central pharmacy as well as the many inpatient and outpatient departments it serves. She also supervised the medical center’s programmes for primary care pharmacy residency, intern pharmacists and pharmacy assistants.

During this time, Sandy participated in multiple award-winning quality improvement projects in the areas of medication use compliance, medication safety, pain management and antiemetic use.

As she transitioned from hospital pharmacy work, Sandy provided consulting services to several clients. At McGill University Health Center in Montreal Canada, she worked on medication safety initiatives, She also developed physician education materials for MedVantx, Inc.

Sandy has been a contributing author to Wolters Kluwer Health and the Journal of the Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin.