Technology Innovator 2016

About the Category

Awarded to a pharmacist who successfully leverages pharmacy technology tools to advance patient care standards, business profitability and/or employee productivity.

Winner

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Russel Allinson, RPh
Therigy, LLC
Maitland, Florida

In 2006, Russel Allinson and his business partner founded Therigy with a vision of developing a software application to provide a pharmacy care management solution for specialty biotech products. Allinson is also author of the book, Drug Abuse: Why It Happens and How to Prevent It.

Honorees

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Matthew Johnson, PharmD, RPh
Flavma, Inc D/B/A iMedicare
New York, NY

As cofounder and chief operating officer of Flavma, Inc, D/B/A iMedicare, Matthew Johnson’s company serves more than 4000 pharmacies, saving Medicare patients an estimated $287.5 million in 2015 alone.

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Joseph Muench, PharmD
The Elective Rotation—A Critical Care Pharmacy Podcast
Rensselaer, New York

Known to his listeners as “Pharmacy Joe,” Joseph Muench brings his knowledge of pharmacy to a broader audience using his podcast, “The Elective Rotation.” He has also created an online community for pharmacists that allows them to communicate with each other through real-time messaging.