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10 Fastest Growing Healthcare Companies 2018

Leading the Way in Pharmacy Management Services: PharMerica

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“We are a premier pharmacy services provider dedicated to providing innovative solutions for customers and patients.”

Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, with nearly $2 billion in annual revenues, PharMerica is one of the largest and fastest growing institutional pharmacy companies in America. As a nationally recognized provider of long-term care pharmacy services, PharMerica has been a committed partner to providers and staff of senior living communities(SLC), skilled nursing facilities (SNF), public health organizations, long-term care settings (LTC) and post-acute care facilities for more than 30 years.

From Antibiotic stewardship to comprehensive pharmacy services, industry-leading technology, and 24×7 medication dispensing, PharMerica recognizes the unique needs of the facilities, residents, patients, and staff we serve and are committed to delivering seamless pharmacy solutions.

With more than 100 long-term care pharmacies in over 45 states nationwide, PharMerica employs approximately 5,500 dedicated employees and pharmacy professionals. We offer our staff the opportunity to learn the business and cross train in other areas to provide a catalyst for their career growth within PharMerica. We also recruit our next generation of leaders by hiring new graduates from some of the nation’s top pharmacy and business schools. In addition, we offer educational opportunities through internships and our management training program.

Your Long-Term Care Pharmacy Expert

At PharMerica, we’re redefining pharmacy management service for skilled nursing facilities (SNF), long-term care facilities (LTC), assisted living facilities (ALF), hospitals and other institutional care settings. We have a singular focus on customer service, collaborating with our clients to develop products and services that help them provide quality care, control costs, and remain compliant with ever-changing regulations.

A large part of PharMerica’s success in redefining pharmacy management services comes from a commitment at every level of our organization. Every day, our leaders and our employees work to improve services designed to help improve resident and patient care.

PharMerica: A Full-Service Pharmacy Solution Providing Value Beyond Medication

PharMerica is a national provider of long-term care pharmacy services for senior living communities, public health organizations and post-acute care facilities. We partner with you to deliver a seamless patient and resident medication experience that includes account management, innovative reporting tools, dedicated implementation teams and ongoing education and training.

Recognizing the unique needs of residents, patients, providers, and staff, we offer multiple packaging and dispensing options (from blister packs to multi-dose packs), on-site IV services, online ordering, admission and discharge services, as well as on-site access to emergency, time-sensitive and first dose medications. When it comes to your post-acute care, skilled nursing, hospital or long-term care pharmacy needs, you can be sure PharMerica is there when and where you need us.

Account Management: With a dedicated account team to manage your unique needs, PharMerica is focused on delivering superior client service. We offer monthly account and quarterly business reviews where we walk through detailed pharmacy spend and utilization reports, along with cost containment performance and opportunities. During each quarterly review, we identify solutions to address any adverse trends and target potential opportunities to reduce your costs.

Client Reporting & Analytics: PharMerica provides comprehensive reporting and detailed analytics, which can be customized as a mixture of daily, weekly or monthly reports. We offer standard monthly report package(s) that we customized to your organization’s structure that addresses drug utilization by spend and drug category, anti-psychotic usage, Med D non-covered charges and other medication metrics as well.

  • Our ViewMasteRx client portal provides dozens of on-demand reports that can be scheduled for automatic delivery by email or fax.
  • We also maintain a dedicated client reporting team to satisfy additional report requests or other client initiatives.

Dedicated Implementation Teams: We make transitioning your pharmacy service to PharMerica stress-free by maintaining dedicated implementation teams that focus exclusively on transitioning new nursing facility customers to our pharmacy service. This team also manages the implementation of new services our clients may elect. Your PharMerica implementation team employs a collaborative approach create a custom project plan tailored to fit your needs – with minimal disruption to your staff. Our team of experts also provides on-site training and support before, during and after the implementation transition date.

On-site Services: PharMerica goes beyond traditional pharmacy services. We offer a multitude of on-site services created specifically for nursing facilities, so your primary focus can remain on resident care.

  • On-site IV Services with 24×7 access to IV pharmacists and nurses, along with accredited IV therapy CE programs
  • Our Consultant Pharmacists perform monthly medication reviews to identify opportunities to improve patient care or lower medication cost and keep you compliant with ever-changing regulations
  • Our Nurse Consultants can help you prepare for the survey by performing med-pass observations, cart audits, and other mock-survey activities

Improving Medication Care, Cost, and Compliance for Better Patient Outcomes

We offer more than complete pharmacy services to long-term care (LTC) facilities, senior living communities (SLC), skilled nursing facilities (SNF), hospitals and healthcare systems. Combining our industry-leading technology, hands-on experience, along with a thorough knowledge and understanding of the ever-changing state and federal regulations, we help you improve medication adherence while lowering your facility’s pharmacy costs.

We recognize saving money is a top priority for long-term care (LTC), skilled nursing facilities (SNF), assisted living facilities (ALF), hospitals and other institutional care settings. Combining industry-leading long-term care pharmacy services with our unique solutions for clinically appropriate medications, PharMerica works with providers, patients, residents and their families to provided recommendations through easy-to-use cost containment tools that drive medication management and cost savings.

Knowing the Executive:

Greg Weishar, CEO: Weishar has served as the Chief Executive Officer since January 14, 2007. He has over 20 years experience in the pharmacy services industry. Prior to joining the Company, he was Chief Executive Officer and President of PharmaCare Management Services, a prescription benefits management firm and a wholly-owned subsidiary of CVS Corporation, since 1994.

“We Believe Personalized Pharmacy Services & Cost Management Should Be Synonymous With Delivering High-Quality Healthcare.”

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