Listen on Healthcare NOW Radio In this episode of Health Care by the Numbers, guest host Patti Schnieder, Vice President of Business Development, is joined by Anthony Esgro, 340B Program Director at Caravan Health, part of Signify Health. During this podcast they discuss  the savings that Caravan’s ACO partners have been able to achieve by optimizing their 340B programs. They also talk about the potential for generating new revenue and how providers and health systems can use the additional funds. Caravan’s ACO partners are improving patient care and community resources thanks to their participation in the 340B program. Learn how they are taking advantage of the program designed to support safety net hospitals. Patti and Anthony share their thoughts on how safety net facilities can increase their savings and access discounts that would otherwise have gone uncovered.  

meet your host

Patti Schnieder
Vice President of Business Development at Caravan Health, part of Signify Health

Patti Schnieder joined Caravan Health, part of Signify Health, in 2021 as the Vice President of Business Development. In this role, she leads and manages the business development efforts of ACO participation in the Southwest Region and of 340B drug discount program initiatives nationwide. Patti develops strategic plans based on organizational goals to promote growth and positive customer experiences for the organization. 
Prior to joining Caravan Health, part of Signify Health, Patti worked in a variety of sales, consulting, and operation roles for several healthcare organizations including Amgen, McKesson, Wide River HIT consulting, and TangoRx. She has a Bachelor of Science degree from Towson State University in Towson, Maryland and is 340B ACE Certified. 

meet your Guest

Anthony Esgro
Director of 340B Programs at Caravan Health, part of Signify Health 

Dr. Anthony Esgro is a registered pharmacist with almost 20 years’ experience in the areas of pharmacy, sales, operations, and data analytics. In his current role at Caravan Health, a part of Signify Health, he is responsible for strategy and oversight of their referral platform. Prior to joining Caravan Health, Anthony was an independent pharmacy owner, and executive for another third-party administrator.  

Education/credentials – PharmD, RPh 

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