Esteemed Panel To Deliberate More Than 600 Nominations
(Note: Changes to the panel of judges were made after this release. Please see the judges page for the current list.)
Pharmacy Times® and Parata Systems, founding partners of the Next Generation Pharmacist® awards announce the panel of judges for the 2018 awards.
The awards recognize remarkable pharmacists, student pharmacists, technicians, and industry advocates who define the future of pharmacy. “As the healthcare delivery system in our country continues to evolve, pharmacists will play a more critical role in the delivery of outcomes-based care. The Next-Generation Pharmacist awards honor those that are embracing this change and taking a lead role in innovation.” Says Brian Haug, President, Pharmacy Healthcare and Communications, LLC. Up to three finalists and one winner will be named in each of 10 categories. Of these category winners, one will be named the 2018 Next-Generation Pharmacist.
Finalists and category winners are selected after careful review and deliberation by an independent panel of judges. Pharmacy Times® editor-in-chief Troy Trygstad, PharmD, Ph.D., MBA chairs the panel of judges which include industry leaders from health care systems, retail pharmacies, hospitals, academia, associations, and pharmaceutical manufacturers. The following will join Trygstad on the panel this year:
“It’s so important to recognize the leaders in the industry,” says DJ Dougherty, Parata’s CEO. “We couldn’t do it without the volunteered help and expertise of our judges which is why we honor them at the awards gala along with finalists and winners.”
More than 600 nominations were submitted by May 31. For more information on categories, eligibility requirements and online nomination submissions, visit http://www.nextgenpharmacist.com. Follow Pharmacy Times® on Facebook (Facebook.com/PharmacyTimes), Twitter (@Pharmacy_Times) and Instagram (pharmacytimes).
About Parata Systems, LLC
Parata Systems provides pharmacy technology solutions that empower pharmacists to help people lead healthier lives. Founded in 2001, Parata offers the most extensive pharmacy automation portfolio in the industry – designing, building and supporting both vial-filling and pouch-packaging solutions.
Parata Max and Parata Mini high-speed robots boost accuracy and efficacy, so pharmacy teams can deliver an exceptional patient experience. The Parata PASS suite, the latest technology in medication management, elevates pharmacists’ role in addressing the $290-billion challenge of medication adherence and secures their spot on the health care team.
About Pharmacy Times®
Pharmacy Times® is the leading media resource for pharmacists and the pharmacy industry, providing practical clinical and professional information pharmacists can use in their everyday practices when counseling patients and interacting with other health care providers. Each issue and the website contain articles and features covering industry trends, medication errors, drug interactions, patient education, disease state management, patient counseling, product news, pharmacy law and more. Additionally, Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™ is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Pharmacy Times® is part of MJH Associates Inc., a full-service health care communications company offering education, research and medical media.
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