The program recognizes over 30 exceptional pharmacy professionals in 10 categories
(CRANBURY, N.J. – August 8, 2018) – Pharmacy Times® and Parata Systems, founding partners of the Next-Generation Pharmacist® awards, announce the 30 selected finalists for the 2018 program. The Next-Generation Pharmacist® awards honor remarkable pharmacists, student pharmacists, technicians, and industry advocates who are chosen from 10 categories, including Civic Leader, Entrepreneur, Future Pharmacist, Health-System Pharmacist, and Rising Star.
“These selected individuals demonstrate the highest standards of professionalism and leadership,” said Brian Haug, president of Pharmacy and Healthcare Communications. “We are thrilled to honor their accomplishments, as we encourage them to continue to advance in the industry.”
Selected by a panel of distinguished judges, the 30 finalists represent the various roles across the pharmaceutical industry. Three finalists were selected in each category, signifying a true cross section of the industry, including large chain retailers, independent pharmacies, specialty pharmacies, military bases, health clinics and educational institutions.
The 2018 Next-Generation Pharmacist® finalists are:
Health System Pharmacist
Patient Care Provider
The annual gala celebrating this year’s Next-Generation Pharmacist® finalists winners will be held on Friday, Oct. 5 at the State Room in Boston, Massachusetts. Winners for each category will be announced, and one winner will be named the 2018 Next-Generation Pharmacist®. All selected finalists will be featured in the upcoming print and online issues of Pharmacy Times® and on nextgenpharmacist.com.
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.
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.
Pharmacy Times® Media Contacts:
Theresa Burek, 609-716-7777 ext. 811
Parata Media Contact:
Leah Piatt, 919-816-6412