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CMSA of Eastern OK November Meeting

Meet our Speaker
Ricky Burgess, RPh
Pharmacy Manager of Saffa Infusion


Knowledgeable, detail-oriented, and service-driven Pharmacist with 20+ years’ combined experience in retail, infusion, consulting, hospice, and home health care settings. Proven abilities in running efficient pharmacy operations, fully educating patients on medications and treatment plans, and maintaining exceptional levels of quality and accuracy. Valued administrator who thrives in both supervisory and direct-service roles; utilize expert communication and leadership skills to continually encourage productive working environments and attitudes of service among staff. Strengths include:

Patient Counseling…Order Processing/Verification…Program Management…Compounding…Quality Assurance

Procedure/Protocol Development…Patient Safety…Community Outreach…Inventory Control…Pain Management

Select Achievements

-        Frequently invited to speak at various local and district nursing agency meetings, covering topics such as IV antibiotic therapy, pain management therapy, inotropic therapy, and chemotherapy.

-        Effectively managed 45 medical staff members as Administrator/Pharmacist at Heritage Hospice; currently supervise 30 technicians at PharMEDium Services.

-        Created improved compounding process for PharMEDium Services, ensuring hospitals’ needs are met and products are shipped quickly.

-        Key player in Heritage Hospice receiving Mississippi Business Journal’s Most Promising Emerging Business award in 2003; provided hospice care to terminally ill patients in 23 counties, serving as valued community resource and establishing library of palliative care information.

-        Collaborated with area radiation oncologists to provide in-home chemotherapy for patients using ambulatory pumps.

-        Worked with local hospital to establish outpatient ambulatory clinic and created program to allow Medicare patients to leave hospital early and continue to receive therapy at home.

Education & Professional Credentials

B.S. in Pharmacy, University of Mississippi, University, MS

B.B.A. in Business Management & Accounting, University of Mississippi, University, MS

Palliative & Hospice Study Program, Hospice Education Institute, England

Infectious Disease Workshop, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL

Registered Pharmacist – Mississippi and Tennessee

Palliative Care Certification – Ohio Northern University

Pain Management Certification – American College of Apothecaries

Professional Memberships

Mississippi Pharmacists Association

Mississippi Society of Consultant Pharmacists

American Society of Consultant Pharmacists

Purdue Pharma Speaker’s Bureau

National Home Infusion Association (Charter Member)

Tennessee Pharmacists Association

Pain Management

An Updated Review


Understand the need for pain management

Be exposed to the different aspects of pain and treatment options

Understand regulatory concerns dealing with pain management

RSVP for November Monthly meeting to 918-488-6165
 $10.00 Administrtative fee for Non-Members


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