Erik Pedersen

Director of Implementation

Focused on patient centered care and seamless integration, Erik works with our healthcare partners to turn signed contracts into fully operational programs. In this role, Erik oversees the implementation of new specialty pharmacies and the roll out of new specialty pharmacy programs at our partnering hospitals.

Prior to joining Shields, Erik held several positions at Northwell Health. Most recently as a member on their Clinical Joint Venture Operations team. In this role he was responsible for overseeing the management and operations of an Ophthalmologic Ambulatory Surgery Center as well as Northwell’s Urgent Care Network with partner GoHealth. Previously, Erik was a Manager on their Patient Access Services team and helped establish and expand the health system’s first centralized appointment scheduling center.

Erik holds a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering concentrating in Health Systems and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Binghamton University.