Texas Health Fort Worth Appoints New Vice President and Professional Services Officer|
FORT WORTH, Texas — Randy Ball, MBA, RPh, FASHP, has been appointed the new vice president and professional services officer at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. Ball, who has been a Texas Health Resources employee for more than 30 years, brings more than 25 years of clinical leadership experience to the position.
In his new role, Ball will oversee pharmacy services, therapy and rehab services, respiratory therapy, radiology and laboratory.
Ball served as Texas Health Fort Worth’s director of pharmacy for 15 years. In that role, he participated in the development of the first system-wide strategic plan for pharmacy and also worked with Texas Health’s Center for Learning to create a management and leadership development program for pharmacy directors throughout the Texas Health system.
Ball began his career as a staff pharmacist at Texas Health Fort Worth in 1982. Over three years he earned several promotions, eventually becoming a lead pharmacist. In 1987, he moved to Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth to serve as director of pharmacy services and administrative director of ancillary services. In 1998, he returned to Texas Health Fort Worth to lead the pharmacy department as director.
Ball holds a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from The University of Texas at Austin and a master’s degree in business administration from Colorado State University.
He is a member of the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists, the Texas Society of Health Systems Pharmacists and the Metroplex Society of Health Systems Pharmacists. In April he was recognized as a Fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, a program intended to recognize excellence in pharmacy practice.
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