“Clinical Performance Needs of Hospitals Drive Growth for Prism.”

April 3, 2013 – Chicago, IL – Prism Healthcare Partners LTD ( announced today that Kenneth Lowrie, RPh, joined the firm as Managing Director to help lead the Clinical Improvement Performance practice. As a leading pharmacy consultant with more than 25 years of experience, Mr. Lowrie has been instrumental in working with numerous hospital providers across the country to achieve and sustain clinical, financial and operational improvements.

David Shade, President and CEO at Prism says, “We are committed to helping hospitals improve clinical performance in all areas simultaneously, from patient care management to reducing practice variation, decreasing costs and enhancing clinical quality outcomes. Ken’s wealth of experience and industry knowledge will help us deliver on that commitment.”

As a licensed pharmacist, Ken’s focus will be addressing operational and clinical opportunities within Pharmacy, including assisting clients who participate in the Federal 340B Drug Program. “Efficient, streamlined operations are integral to quality patient care,” says Mr. Lowrie. “Conversely, inefficient operations not only jeopardize patient outcomes, they also expose healthcare systems to unnecessary financial and compliance risk.” During his career, he has led numerous consulting engagements on behalf of healthcare providers seeking to improve operations, enhance quality and reduce costs that include large academic teaching institutions, government entities, for-profit and not-for-profit health systems.

Headquartered in Chicago, IL, Prism Healthcare Partners LTD is a national healthcare consulting firm, focused exclusively on helping hospitals, health systems and academic medical centers improve their financial, operational and clinical performance so that they can better serve the needs of their communities. Prism services include strategic planning, clinical transformation, physician operations revenue cycle, workforce and non-labor. For more information visit


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