USA Health Names Allen Broome to Lead System Pharmacy


USA Health Names Allen Broome to Lead System Pharmacy 

Mobile, Al. (July 21, 2020) -- Allen Broome, Pharm.D., has been named director of health system pharmacy for USA Health. In this position, Broome will oversee clinical and financial operations for USA Health’s pharmacies located at University Hospital, Children’s & Women’s Hospital and the Mitchell Cancer Institute. 

"We welcome Allen and the leadership experience he provides as USA Health continues to grow to meet the healthcare needs of the people in our region,” said Owen Bailey, MHA, chief executive officer of USA Health. "His enthusiasm and proven ability to build successful teams will play a significant role in our successful future.”

Prior to joining USA Health, Broome served as senior director of pharmacy at Erlanger Health System in Tennessee for seven years. In this role, he led numerous projects that focused on improving patient safety and creating efficiencies, including implementation of an automated medication delivery process.

At USA Health, Broome said he hopes to expand the specialty pharmacy, focus on formulary development and team design. He said the leadership team was a primary reason he was attracted to USA Health. "This is a tremendous organization with an amazing leadership team. I look forward to supporting our mission and expanding and improving the care we provide,” he said.

Broome earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He went on to complete his doctorate of pharmacy degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center as well as a pharmacy practice residency at Methodist Hospital. He is currently enrolled in an MBA program at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.  

Broome starts at USA Health on July 27.

ABOUT USA HEALTH

Beginning with the founding of the University of South Alabama College of Medicine in 1973, USA Health stands as the only academic medical center along the upper Gulf Coast. It provides excellent healthcare to the region's diverse population at USA University Hospital and USA Children's & Women's Hospital, one of only five freestanding hospitals in the country dedicated to the healthcare of children and women. Continuous research and technological advancements keep USA Mitchell Cancer Institute at the forefront of cancer treatment and outcomes. The health system employs 3,900 clinical and nonclinical staff members, including some 190 academic physicians who serve dual roles treating patients and teaching the next generation of medical doctors. 










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