Pharmacy Operational Consultant
Ellen Scharaga is an operational pharmaceutical consultant focusing on delivering high touch patient service, education, and advocacy. She developed new innovative specialty medications to manage chronic conditions such as HIV, hepatitis C, multiple sclerosis, arthritis, organ transplants, chronic pain, growth disorders and infertility. Ellen’s goal has always been to ensure that all caregivers, patients, physicians, nurse practitioners cultivators/manufacturers and ancillary businesses have a platform to battle these conditions and ensure better patient outcomes. Joined OncoMed in 2009 as the Senior Vice President of Oncology Pharmacy Services.
Prior to Ellen Scharaga joining IACTED she was responsible for overseeing the call center and pharmacy dispensing operations in addition to recruiting and training all pharmacy personnel. Additionally Ellen was in charge of maintaining the pharmacy’s “Best Practice’s” in operations according to all applicable pharmacy laws. Ellen has orchestrated the Joint Commission process and achieved accreditation for all branches of OncoMed during 2010. She has been responsible for the direction and implementation of all pharmacy, home infusion and specialty injectable.
In addition, Ellen provided training support to sales associates and conducts presentations to key accounts with the goal of quality services. These responsibilities included the management of sales, product mix and inventory, and administrative, operational and clinical aspects of the branches. Other positions held by Ms. Scharaga include Director of Pharmacy for Abel Health Management Services and Baxter International, and Pharmacy Supervisor at The Bronx Lebanon Hospital, General Manager of the New York branch of National Medical Care, District Infusion Manager of the New York branch of Homedco Infusion, and General Manager of the New York branch of Health Infusion.
Ms. Scharaga is a graduate of St. Johns University School of Pharmacy, and is a registered pharmacist in the State of New York. She is a member of The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, New York State Council of Hospital Pharmacists, American Society of Hospital Pharmacists, American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.