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.



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.



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.


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.