Vanita K. Pindolia, PharmD, BCPS
Vice President, Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacy Programs_PCM
Henry Ford Health System/Health Alliance Plan of Michigan

Dr. Vanita K. Pindolia is the Vice President of Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacy Services at the Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) in Detroit, Michigan. Her responsibilities include identifying, developing, implementing, and managing cost-effective collaborative clinical programs within HFHS. Dr. Pindolia is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions and Wayne State University College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions. She has 21 years of accumulated inpatient, outpatient clinic, managed care, academia, and administrative healthcare experiences where she has designed and implemented unique practices that cut across hospital, physician groups, and payer boundaries resulting in cost optimization and improvements in quality outcomes.

Dr. Pindolia currently serves on URAC’s Measure Advisory Group, the National Quality Forum (NQF) Behavioral Health Steering Committee, and Greater Detroit Area Health Council (GDAHC) Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q) initiative committee. Her work has been recognized internationally, nationally, and locally through receipt of awards and/or invitations by IMS Health (UK), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), AARP, National Quality Forum (NQF), URAC, Brookings Institute, GDAHC, Voices of Detroit Initiative (VODI), and Michigan Health & Hospital Association Keystone Center to provide input on healthcare management methodologies, outcome measurements, and patient/physician communication tools.

Dr. Pindolia received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Michigan and completed her Hospital Practice Pharmacy Residency at the Detroit Medical Center.