Shields Health Solutions Signs Healthcare Industry Veteran William Corrigan As Director of Implementation for Hospital Based Specialty Pharmacies

March 6, 2017 – Quincy, MAShields Health Solutions, the first and only creator of specialty pharmacies for hospitals and health systems nationwide, today announced William G. Corrigan, “Will,” has joined the company as Director of Implementation. In his new role, Will is responsible for managing hospital partnerships, from implementation of new specialty pharmacies through roll out of new specialty pharmacy programs, including achievement of quality and performance metrics. Started in 2012, Shields Health Solutions is one of the fastest growing healthcare companies in America.

“Will joins a fast-growing team of world-class executives who have joined Shields over the past few months as we continue to enhance our foundation and infrastructure to support increasing growth in 2017 and beyond,” said Jack Shields, CEO, Shields Health Solutions. “His diverse background and experience collaborating across the continuum of health care is a great asset for both Shields and our hospital partners.”

Prior to joining Shields, Will held several positions at Northwell Health (previously North Shore LIJ Health System), most recently serving as Director of New Venture Operations in Manhasset, NY. In this role, he led the operational team for the health system’s “New Venture” initiatives designed to foster innovation and invest in opportunities that supported Northwell’s mission while generating enterprise value.

Previously, Will was a member of Northwell’s clinical joint venture operations team responsible for integrating and supporting each venture by leveraging the health system’s expertise while simultaneously maintaining the flexibility, innovation, and efficiency of the partner organizations to optimize performance and patient experiences. His portfolio companies included free standing physician-led ambulatory surgery centers specializing in endoscopy and ophthalmology as well as Northwell’s urgent care joint venture with GoHealth Urgent Care.

Will holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Wharton School of Business and has more than 15 years of experience in operations, project management, and strategy consulting in the complex fields of healthcare, energy, supply, trading, and logistics.

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About Shields Health Solutions
Shields Health Solutions partners with hospital leaders on every aspect of specialty pharmacy creation and management. The company provides the fastest, lowest risk model for Hospitals to create a hospital-owned specialty pharmacy business, eliminating risks associated with Limited Distribution Drug (LDD) contracts, payor contracts, pharmacy accreditations, infrastructure set up and more. Shields Health Solutions handles it all, whether hospital leaders want to build from scratch or add specialty capabilities to their existing pharmacy programs.

In 2012 Shields Health Solutions broke new ground by introducing the first hospital-owned specialty pharmacy for a health system. Today many of the most respected hospitals in the country, including UMass Memorial, Fairview Health Services and Hartford Healthcare, are serving their chronically ill, complex patient populations using specialty pharmacy best practices developed collaboratively with Shields.

The breakthrough of Shields Specialty Pharmacy is based on 40 years of partnerships with 30 hospital systems, building Shields Dialysis Centers, Shields Advanced Imaging Centers (Shields MRI) and Shields Radiation Therapy Centers. What we are doing today with Specialty Pharmacy is once again bringing best practices into a new area of healthcare, returning patients to the center of the care model, while helping healthcare leaders deliver better care more efficiently. Today, Shields Health Solutions is one of the fastest growing companies in America.