NASP Announces Partnership with Gerry Crocker to Advance Specialty Pharmacy Industry

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy™ (NASP™) announced today its partnership with Gerry Crocker, former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Community Specialty Pharmacy Network (CSPN) and a recognized leader in the industry, to execute its strategic plan and forge partnerships with specialty pharmacy associations and organizations.

"Specialty pharmacy is the fastest growing segment in pharmacy, but we do not have an organization committed to creating a strong, unified voice for all stakeholders," Gary Cohen, RPh, NASP Founder and President, said.  "Gerry is a knowledgeable and skilled leader who is committed to our organization and our core goals of improving patient outcomes and fostering a strong environment of collaboration."

NASP, founded in 2012, represents specialty pharmacy professionals in all practice settings and highlights the unique value its members bring to patients and the healthcare system.  Specialty pharmacy is the fastest growing segment in the industry today and NASP provides valuable benefits to members by creating a strong, unified voice for all stakeholders.

"This is a mutually beneficial partnership that allows me to contribute and leverage my knowledge and experience in the pharmacy industry to advance NASP's strategic goals and accomplish its mission of building collaboration to better serve patients," Crocker said.  "I am honored to be work with NASP to create a unique forum for professionals to collaborate, learn, and network."

Crocker is an experienced and accomplished leader in the pharmacy and healthcare fields who has spearheaded international growth, led entry into new markets and developed innovative strategic marketing and sales plans.  In addition to his most recent service at CSPN, Crocker was the CEO at CARE Pharmacies Inc. and Vice President, Retail and Alternate Care, Northeast Area for Cardinal Health, Inc.

Source: National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (www.nasprx.org)

Media Contact: Gary Cohen, National Association of Specialty Pharmacy, 813-926-5000, gcohen@nasprx.org

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SOURCE National Association of Specialty Pharmacy



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