Attending TRHC’s Impact & Innovation Summit?
Find all the information you need for the event below. See you October 24-26!
The Alida Hotel
Savannah, GA 31401
- The hotel room is covered for two nights, October 24 & 25, by TRHC
- If you wish to extend your stay at your own expense, please contact Donna Litten to make arrangements
- Onsite meals October 24 – 26 are covered by TRHC
- Uber or take a taxi to/from the Savannah | Hilton Head Airport to The Alida Hotel
- Hotel is located approximately 6 miles from the airport
- 79° High / 60° Low
- As weather may vary, pack in layers
What to Bring
- Business casual attire (no ties or jackets needed)
- Layers as meeting rooms may be chilly with the air conditioning
- Light weight clothes for activities occurring outside
- Workout clothes if you plan to participate in any of the wellness activities
- Wellness events: Yoga and Zumba classes onsite
- Old Town Savannah Trolley tour (open air)
- Welcome event
- Cocktail/dinner event (inside/outside)
- See full agenda!
CHRISTOPHER ANTYPAS — Pharmacy Executive & Innovator
Christopher Antypas is seasoned Pharmacy Executive and Innovator with active roles across a diverse set of pharmacy industries. A native of Pittsburgh, Chris earned his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, and soon after graduation pursued his goal of owning a pharmacy. Today, Chris holds active ownership in multiple pharmacies where he is pushing the boundaries of traditional pharmacy practice in every way. Asti’s South Hills Pharmacy is a high-volume retail pharmacy that specializes in disease management and compounding, Asti’s LTC Pharmacy is a closed-door pharmacy that serves a variety of facilities, Asti’s Washington Pharmacy is located in a Medical Practice and specializes in 340b services, and lastly, Perigon Pharmacy 360 is a 50-state licensed and dual-accredited precision digital and specialty pharmacy.
JOHN M. COSTER — Senior Technical Advisor
John M. Coster is Senior Technical Advisor in the Medicare Drug Rebate and Negotiation Group in the Center for Medicare, which is a component of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. This group is responsible for implementation of the new Medicare drug negotiation and inflation rebate programs. Previously he served as Director of the Division of Pharmacy at the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, from August 2014 through May 2023. He was responsible for policy and operational issues relating to the Medicaid pharmacy program and the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program (MDRP).
He holds a MPS and Ph.D. in health policy from the University of Maryland Graduate School in Baltimore and a B.S in Pharmacy from St John’s University in New York.
Prior to joining CMS, he has held senior government affairs executive positions with the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS), the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA), and Safety Net Hospitals for Pharmaceutical Access.
GEETA NAYYAR, M.D., M.B.A. — Former Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer at Salesforce
Dr. Nayyar is a leader in the all-fronts fight for better well-being, helping bridge the divide between clinical medicine, business, and digital health.
Dr. G is the former Chief Medical Officer at Salesforce and AT&T. She’s a rheumatologist and nationally recognized leader in health IT, bridging the divide between clinical medicine, business, and digital health. As a Board Member of the American Telemedicine Association and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Alumni Association, she helps steer decision-making at some of the nation’s most influential medical organizations. Her work and expertise have earned her appearances on CNN, PBS and she is regularly featured on CNBC and Yahoo Finance.
She is the author of the book “Dead Wrong,” with a fall 2023 release date, which diagnoses medicine’s information illness through rich stories and insights derived from the boardroom. She makes the case that building trust and health literacy at scale requires healthcare leaders to take responsibility for the problems and its solutions.
Dr. Nayyar was accepted to medical school at the age of 17 and attended the accelerated Honors Program in Medicine at the University of Miami. She completed her internal medicine residency, rheumatology fellowship, and MBA at the George Washington University.
Contact Donna at email@example.com.