AVP, Drug Diversion & Medication Safety Lifepoint Health
Carly joined LifePoint Health in March 2014 and currently serves in the role of AVP of Drug Diversion & Medication Safety. Areas of focus include Medication Safety, Ambulatory Care, Leapfrog, and Medication Alert Reduction Strategies. Since 2017, Carly has co-led Opioid Stewardship initiatives across the LifePoint enterprise. Carly also serves as a preceptor for the medication safety learning experience for Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy’s PGY-2 pharmacy informatics resident.
Prior to her current role, Carly served as the Medication Safety Officer within LifePoint’s Quality Department and was instrumental in initiating the Medication Safety Collaborative Community for LifePoint Health facilities. Carly’s passion remains within hardwiring safe medication use across our LifePoint Health facilities and various EHR platforms and related safety strategies to improve processes, systems, and outcomes.
Prior to joining LifePoint, Carly served in various capacities in Medication Safety and Pharmacy Informatics at Vanderbilt Medical Center and Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital. Carly earned her Doctor of Pharmacy from Drake University and subsequently completed a PGY-1 pharmacy residency at Vanderbilt. In 2014, Carly earned a Master of Science in Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy—Patient Safety and Medication Risk Management, from the University of Florida. In 2015, Carly became Certified as a Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) through the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF). In 2019, Carly was the recipient of the LifePoint Health Support Center (HSC) Mercy Award winner, which is the highest honor a LifePoint employee can receive.