Dr. Khachatourian brings 20 years of healthcare experience to PSW as a residency trained managed care and ambulatory care pharmacist. Joining PSW as the Chief Quality Officer in 2019, she is responsible for Quality and Utilization Management program development in pursuit of improved quality of care and outcomes. Dr. Khachatourian completed her bachelor of science at Clayton State University in Atlanta, Georgia, where she also completed her Doctorate of pharmacy at Mercer University. After completing her managed care and ambulatory care residency at Group Health Cooperative in Seattle, Washington, she completed her masters in business administration at the University of Washington.
Prior to PSW, Dr. Khachatourian served for six years as Vice President of Strategic Care Transformation in the Medicare Advantage space, accountable for improvements in pharmacy clinical and Financial management, acute and non-acute medical management and population health, as well as strategic management of vendor compliance and administrative functions. Prior to and during pharmacy school, Dr. Khachatourian worked as a pharmacy technician and intern in community pharmacy practice for eleven years.
She also serves on the Professional Practice Committee for the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy; the Cardio-Renal Board for Bayer Pharmaceuticals; and was appointed to the Washington State Pharmacy Commission in 2017. She is a managed care mentor for the University of Washington and Washington State University Schools of Pharmacy and also an active member of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) and Health Information Management Systems and Society (HIMSS).