Dan Kus, BS Pharm, RPh

Vice President, Ambulatory Pharmacy Services - Henry Ford Health System

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For nearly 30 years, Mr. Kus has held several positions at the Henry Ford Health System, a fully integrated organization that includes 7 hospitals, more than 36 ambulatory centers, an HMO with over 700,000 members, and other specialty service businesses. Since 2000, Mr. Kus has served as Vice President of Ambulatory Pharmacy Services for Community Care Services, an operating division of the Henry Ford Health System.  

In his current role, Mr. Kus is responsible for the profit and loss for 30 ambulatory pharmacies, including a specialty/mail order pharmacy (Pharmacy Advantage) with 400 employees generating $400 million revenue annually. Additional responsibilities have included assisting with pharmaceutical contracting for HMO members, managing a home infusion company, implementing utilization management initiatives, managing the organization’s 340B program, and serving as a member of the Ambulatory Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee. 

For more than 3 years, Mr. Kus has been a key participant in establishing a national specialty pharmacy network of integrated healthcare delivery organizations and academic institutions called Excelera. Excelera is being driven by a diverse selection of trailblazing health systems to provide a comprehensive patient care model for complex patients requiring specialty medications. 

Mr. Kus is the esteemed recipient of the HFHS Board of Trustees Focus on People Award for the years: 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 for countless campaigns resulting in significant improvements regarding safety, patient satisfaction and revenue growth.