Dec 13, 2013
NASP Executive Director: Jim Smeeding, RPh, MBA
Jim Smeeding, RPh, MBA, is a founder of the Center for Pharmacoeconomic Studies at the University of Texas College of Pharmacy. His research interests are in applied pharmacoeconomics, systems integration and managed care. His pharmacy degree is from the University of Buffalo and his MBA from the University of Texas. Over the past 39 years his practice orientation has been in hospital pharmacy, clinical services design, home infusion therapy, managed care services, and disease management.
The TPG National Payor Roundtable is an educational company that brings product and service offerings to managed care decision makers. Education and access are the key points of contact that TPG-NPRT brings to its client customers and payor medical decision makers.
The Jestarx Group is a data and educational resource company that works with pharmaceutical manufacturers. Digital Health Dialog is a patented mobile-phone tool that lets you deliver instant, personally targeted messages to patients at more convenient points in their therapy - making it far more likely that they fill prescriptions with your brand. Project Rx is a service company that works with hospital pharmacies to assess, evaluate and improve quality, safety and efficiency of service delivery. Edjudicate is a private consultancy group that focuses on unique needs of pharmaceutical oriented customers.
Jim’s private clients constitute the spectrum of pharmaceutical companies, medical device companies, diagnostic testing and all classes of pharmacy affairs – hospital, retail, chain, managed care, academic and research. His broad expertise in professional affairs has allowed his clients to understand, approach and impact medical and pharmacy affairs from product selection through to the value proposition as well as professional communications, patient communications and safety. Jim is widely known for his broad interests and his ability to moderate a program to bring out cogent learning points and make the educational program applicable to practice.