Jason Braithwaite, PharmD, MS, BCPS

Senior Director Clinical Pharmacy Services

HealthTrust

Jason is Senior Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services for HealthTrust where he oversees clinical strategy and member support for 1,700 hospitals and roughly 35,000 ambulatory clinics and imaging centers. His team analyzes the pipeline for generic, branded, and biosimilar drugs and provides clinical and economic evaluations on over $13B in pharmaceutical spend that guides utilization and contracting decisions. He is passionate about training tomorrow’s leaders and does so by serving as residency program director for the PGY-2 Corporate Pharmacy Leadership Residency and oversight for the 2-year Drug Information Fellowship Programs for HealthTrust. During COVID-19 he has dedicated his efforts to stabilizing the utilization and availability of drugs essential to patient care and his team has produced several documents to the membership on new therapies in COVID-19 and tracking of the COVID-19 Vaccine Development.

Education

  • Undergraduate and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from the University of Hawaii
  • Master’s of Science from the University of Utah in Pharmacotherapy Outcomes Research and Health Policy

Previous Experience

  • PGY-1 and PGY-2 Health-Systems Administration Residency at Intermountain Healthcare
  • Previous roles include: Clinical Pharmacy Staff Pharmacist, Clinical Specialist in Critical Care, and Division Director of Clinical Pharmacy for HCA Healthcare in Utah, Idaho, and Alaska

Certifications

  • Board certified in pharmacotherapy specialties (BCPS)