by Jasmine Phiri
April 29, 2020
Director, Clinical Research and Innovation,
Deborah Pasko, Director of Clinical Research and Innovation
Deborah (Deb) Pasko is the Director of Clinical Research and Innovation at Surescripts. Deb has been with Surescripts since November 2019, but has been conducting research throughout her clinical and business careers. Deb assists our product teams with value-based research using Surescripts own commercial products to create efficiencies and increase safety of prescribing, while also helping customers, associations, and health agencies understand trends and clinical insights gained to solve larger population health issues facing U.S. patients. Deb has 23 years of healthcare experience in clinical pharmacy practice, health system administration, association, and health IT business experience. She is a licensed pharmacist and has had formal training in pediatrics, critical care, medication safety, and various health information technologies (smart infusion devices, EHRs, various databases, IV robotics, etc). Deb has previously worked at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) where she led national medication safety initiatives such as population health topics, opioid efforts, antimicrobial stewardship and a project with the FDA called Standardize 4 Safety (S4S). She has worked closely with the CDC, HHS, FDA, The Joint Commission, Institute of Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), and other national quality and safety organizations over the last 5 years. Deb has a BSPharm degree from Ohio Northern University, PharmD from Idaho State University and MHA from Walden University.