Craig Stern, PharmD
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical PharmacyClinical PharmacyCurriculum Vitae
- Managed Care
- Value Based Programs
- Comprehensive Medical Review
- Infectious Disease
- Diabetes Mellitus
- Pro Pharma
Pharmaceutical Consultants, Inc
9301 Oakdale Ave, Ste 110
Chatsworth CA 91311
- (818) 701-5438
PharmD, University of California, San Francisco, 1976
Dr. Stern is a consultant to HMOs, physician groups, self-insured companies, unions, insurance companies, and multi-hospital corporations. He is an Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor of Pharmacy at the University of Southern California (USC) School of Pharmacy, Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF School of Pharmacy, a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the Western University of Health Sciences, an Adjunct Professor and Preceptor at the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy, a member of the Faculty of Business Policy and Strategy at Woodbury University, and the Nursing and Business Schools of the University of Phoenix.
Dr. Stern and Pro Pharma specialize in integrating clinical and financial benefit management, reforming patient care operations consistent with good business and clinical practice; strategic analysis, forecasting and strategic implementation; management of pharmacy risk and educational intervention with provider groups and integrated health care networks.
Dr. Stern and Pro Pharma assist self-insured and insurance companies with statistical analysis of claims data to identify areas for fraud and abuse by providers as well as improvement in employee performance, attendance, and wellness.
AMCP Experiential Learning Manual, Co-Editor, 3rd Revision, 1995
The IPA Pharmacy Cost Guide, A publication of the IPA Association of California, 1996
AMCP Managed Care Pharmacy Lecture Series, 1997
AMCP’s Catalog of Pharmacy Quality Indicators, 1997
Managed Care Pharmacy Practice, Chapter 15: Provider and Vendor Risk Contracts, Aspen Publishers, 1999
Managed Care Pharmacy Practice, Second Edition, and Chapter 17 Parts 1 and 2: Fundamentals of Healthcare Benefits from the Employer Plan Sponsor’s Perspective, Jones and Bartlett Publishers 2009.
The Handbook of Employee Benefits, Seventh Edition, Health and Group Benefits. McGraw Hills Publishers 2011. Chapter 10 Pharmacy Benefits, page 259.