LEESBURG, Va., April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- RxAlly, a first-of-its-kind alliance of more than 20,000 pharmacies nationwide, announced today the addition of John Miall to the company's leadership team. Mr. Miall will serve as National Practice Leader for Integrated Care Initiatives, where he will be responsible for working directly with payers, government entities, and others to improve clinical and financial outcomes in commercial, self-funded, Medicaid and Medicare programs via MTMs, and other pharmacist based care models.
Mr. Miall joins RxAlly from Miall Consulting, which utilized his 30 years of experience working with clients across the United States and Canada to provide counsel on prescription benefit programs. Prior to founding Miall Consulting, he served as Director of Risk Management for The City of Asheville, North Carolina, where he held major operational and financial responsibilities for city-wide, self-funded liability programs, overseeing roughly $30 million in budgeted programs.
In 1997, John Miall was one of a group of 'visionaries' behind what became known as "The Asheville Project®." The project led pharmacists to develop thriving patient care services in their community pharmacies, resulting in improved health and lower healthcare costs. The project inspired a new healthcare model for individuals with chronic conditions.
"We couldn't be more excited about John Miall joining our team," said Bruce Roberts, CEO of RxAlly. "He brings a breadth and depth of experience and a track record of success that will be a valuable asset to RxAlly."
"I am thrilled to be on board with such a revolutionary company as RxAlly," stated John Miall, National Practice Leader for Integrated Care Initiatives for RxAlly. "I am eager to get started in supporting the company's mission of providing an unprecedented level of service to patients across the country that will ultimately improve health and lower costs for everyone."
RxAlly is a performance network of aligned pharmacies, united to help patients achieve better health through personalized pharmacist care while reducing costs. The company was developed to provide a new solution to the critical issues of providing additional access to care and ensuring effective health care spending at a time when prescription medicine misuse is associated with $290 billion in annual costs.
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With more than 20,000 member pharmacies nationwide, RxAlly has brought together the largest national network of pharmacies to improve health and lower costs. The RxAlly Performance Network of community pharmacies aims to improve health through personalized pharmacist care, clinical research and evidence-based clinical practices, and an interoperable technology platform. By advancing the role of pharmacists, RxAlly is facilitating new solutions as it leads an innovative approach to health care that aligns the interests of patients, pharmacists and payers. For more information on RxAlly, please visit www.RxAlly.com.