Sophia Z. Humphreys, PharmD, MHA

Sophia Z. Humphreys, PharmD, MHA, is the director of System Pharmacy Clinical Services for Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH), a multistate hospital system based in Renton, Washington. She has nearly 20 years of specialized experience in the pharmaceutical industry and is an expert in pharmacy regulatory compliance, US Pharmacopeia General Chapter <797>/<800> pharmacy regulations, clinical education, long-term care pharmacy service, and pharmaceutical waste management. She has a strong background in strategic planning and project management. Prior to her current position, she served as the PSJH drug information manager.

Hospital System Boosts Biosimilar Use With EHR System

April 04, 2020

Providence St. Joseph Health used Toyota’s Kaizen system of nonvariance and standardization to build a model that increased use of biosimilars among physicians. The model employed the electronic health record system to guide physicians toward use of biosimilars, thereby increasing savings.