Bonnie Pitt

Bonnie Pitt, RPh, MAS, is a pharmacist and healthcare leader experienced in developing, initiating and maintaining safe and effective patient-centered services.  Her skills include staff motivation and empowerment, facilitation and completion of interdisciplinary redesign and performance improvements.  In her recent position as Corporate Director of Pharmacy for Valley Health in Winchester, Virginia, she partnered with anesthesia, forming a task force to conduct a gap analysis of the controlled substance program, resulting in improved diversion software, enhanced visibility of medication activities, and safer processes for patients and staff.  Bonnie has supported implementation and upgrades of closed loop systems for safe medication management including, pharmacy automation, bedside scanning, EHR and IV pump enhancements and integration.  Bonnie played a leadership role in the implementation of daily Safety Calls and rounding, incorporating the principles of high reliability.  In her position as Pharmacy Director at Frederick Memorial Hospital in Frederick, Maryland Bonnie initiated the interdisciplinary medication safety committee and developed the organization Patient Safety Plan.

Bonnie has a B.S in Pharmacy from the University of Maryland and Masters of Administrative Science from John Hopkins.  She is active in pharmacy and risk management organizations.