Dedicated to Helping Organizations Thrive

Partners in Pharmacy is here to help you succeed in the ever-expanding range of complex and cost-critical issues facing pharmacy development and management today.

  • Providing management and consulting services

    We help enable hospitals and other healthcare organizations to address their pharmacy-related operational, technological, and regulatory challenges. Our programs will demonstrate improved outcomes, reduced cost, and improved safety.

  • Modular services that can scale to your specific needs

    Some may start with the “tip of the iceberg”, others may desire a deep dive. Whether you have a singular goal, or a multi-pronged strategy, we are here to empower you.

  • We are research-driven.

    We appreciate and embrace the fact that every aspect of our field evolves. We actively refresh our knowledge base, to stay current with drug data, technology, practices and regulations.

  • We know about you.

    Whether you are in hospital, retail, long-term care, or other verticals, we know what it takes to drive quality and efficiency, control costs, and conform with regulatory bodies. Contact us to explore our potential synergies.

What We Offer

Partners in Pharmacy offers a combination of our custom-developed product solutions and industry-veteran expertise in areas including:

  • expertise in 340b contract management, cost-savings optimization, and revenue generation
  • leveraging clinical pharmacy outcomes and revenue to support institutional pharmacy service expansion
  • re-designing operational workflow to optimize resources
  • pharmacy regulatory compliance (i.e. DEA, JCAHO, DPH, FDA, HRSA)
  • assessing USP 795 and 797 compliance, performing gap analysis, and developing a corrective action plan
  • implementation of technology solutions, inclusive of pharmacy automation

Dr. Kimberly J. Metcalf

About Partners in Pharmacy

Partners in Pharmacy was founded by Dr. Kimberly J. Metcalf, a licensed pharmacist, pharmacy executive, and educator. Dr. Metcalf received her B.S. in Pharmacy from University of Connecticut, Master of Science in Business from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and Doctorate in Pharmacy from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy.

Dr. Metcalf has over 15 years of pharmacy leadership experience in roles such as a Clinical Coordinator and Pharmacy Director. Her expertise in various clinical settings range from long-term care, acute-care, and medical academic teaching centers, with the majority of her tenure being in practice settings such as Hospital for Special Care, Waterbury Hospital, and currently UConn Health. She continues to serve in roles such as Adjunct Assistant Professor and member of the Dean’s Advisory Board  for UConn School of Pharmacy, and member of the Investigational Review Board at UConn Health.

Dr. Metcalf’s leadership experience includes the successful development of multiple PGY1 residency programs, operational redesign with closed unit perpetual inventory technology, 340b program integration with optimization of drug cost savings and revenue generation, and the intertwining of technology with safe medication practices.

Dr. Metcalf works with industry leaders, pharmacy leadership, and hospital executives to create conditions for change and growth in order to achieve their potential, high performing operations at a level of excellence. Her work experience extends beyond the pharmacy walls, having served as Senior Director of Hospital Operations at UConn Health.

Dr. Metcalf’s deep expertise with pharmacy automation and IT integration has led to significant operational cost savings, while building out the facility’s 340b business has realized unprecedented pharmacy-based revenue. Dr. Metcalf’s passion for medication safety and embracing the technology to promote pharmacy services and leverage resources is a cornerstone to her consultant offerings. A pharmacist and global business leader with over 25 years of experience as a transformational change agent, Dr. Metcalf has an extensive background in operational leadership.