Excelera | Billings Clinic

"Partnering with Excelera to develop our specialty pharmacy operations is a win for our most complex patients..."

Director of Pharmacy Services Billings Clinic | Billings, MT

The Excelera specialty pharmacy network is a member-owned national network of health systems and academic medical centers focused on optimizing care for complex patients through specialty pharmacy collaboration.

About Billings Clinic

Based in Billings, Montana, Billings Clinic is Montana's largest health care organization and serves a vast region covering much of Montana, northern Wyoming and the western Dakotas. Billings Clinic is a physician-led, integrated multi-specialty group practice with a 304-bed hospital, Level II trauma center, and a 90-bed skilled nursing and assisted living facility.

Billings Clinic is one of Montana's largest employers with approximately 4,000 staff including more than 400 physicians and advanced practitioners offering more than 50 specialties. These professionals work together to provide coordinated and complete care.

Billings Clinic is governed by a 12-member board consisting of nine community members, two physicians, and a physician CEO. Billings Clinic's vision is to be a national leader in providing the best clinical quality, patient safety, service and value. Shared electronic medical records are one way we have worked towards that goal.

Billings Clinic is Montana’s largest health system serving Montana, Wyoming and the western Dakotas. A not-for-profit organization led by a physician CEO, Billings Clinic is governed by a board of community members, nurses and physicians. At its core, Billings Clinic is a physician-led, integrated multispecialty group practice with a 304-bed hospital and Level II trauma center. Billings Clinic has more than 4,100 employees, including 450 physicians and advanced practitioners offering more than 50 specialties. More information can be found at www.billingsclinic.com

Our Mission:  Health Care, Education, Research

Our Vision:   Billings Clinic will provide best in nation clinical quality, patient safety, service and value

Who We Are:

  • A multi-specialty physician group practice in which a “community of physicians” work together in a collegial manner is at the core of this model.
  • The partnering of excellent physicians, business leaders, nurses and professional staff, and volunteers create a team whose synergies drive our success.
  • Not-for-profit, community-owned and governed.
  • Mission-driven decision-making dedicated to a higher purpose in the community and the region.
  • An obsessive dedication to quality, safety, service and value.

xcelera was engaged to lead the opportunity sizing and eventual development of Billings Clinics’ Specialty Pharmacy service operation to capitalize on new business. The engagement was comprised of providing advisory, project management and SME assistance for the specialty pharmacy. In addition, Excelera provided guidance on build out and implementation of pharmacy support operations, e.g. call center, revenue cycle and business office functions.

The goals of the engagement were:

  • Develop business model and proforma to demonstrate viable business
  • Create partnerships to gain access to payor and drugs
  • Mentoring during accreditation process and implementation of policies and procedures



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