OAK BROOK, Ill., Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeffrey Newell, SVP Pharmacy Operations, Chief Compliance Officer, was appointed to the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) 2014 Board of Directors.
In this role, Mr. Newell will leverage his long-term care, retail pharmacy operations and patient care experiences along with his quality improvement expertise with private and government contracts in the areas of patient safety, public reporting, medication measure development and implementation, electronic health record optimization, and facilitation of safe care transitions.
"This Board appointment highlights the caliber of leadership talent we have here at Millennium. Jeff's exceptional leadership skills along with his deep knowledge of pharmacy operations and compliance have benefitted Millennium and I expect will positively impact PQA's mission to advance the appropriate uptake and implementation of medication therapy-based performance in new and evolving models of care. Jeff's shared experiences will also increase the understanding at PQA of challenges and opportunities specific to the long-term care pharmacy sector. With Millennium's commitment and unwavering focus on providing the highest quality of healthcare to the patients we service, we look forward to a productive dialogue that will help Millennium translate continuous improvements and breakthroughs to transform our industry," said Phil Keough, President and CEO, Millennium Pharmacy Systems, Inc.
Jeff Newell joins three exceptional professionals also newly named to the PQA Board including: the President, Health Mart Systems, Inc., the Sr. Director, Health Care Quality, Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems, Inc., and the Director, Professional Affairs and Stakeholder Engagement, US. Food and Drug Administration.
About Millennium Pharmacy Systems, Inc.
Millennium Pharmacy Systems is a pharmacy services provider to the long-term care industry. Offering a new approach to pharmacy services, Millennium delivers on the promise of "the right drug, for the right patient, at the right time, for the right price" so its customers can deliver the best patient care while reducing costs, and more easily meeting compliance demands. Only Millennium combines Just-In-Time Dispensing with electronic medication and treatment ordering, administration, documentation, and reporting. Millennium backs up this commitment with delivery timeliness and medication accuracy customer guarantees. Millennium is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with Corporate functions in Chicago, Illinois. Please visit www.mpsrx.com for more information.
About the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA)
For more information about PQA, please visit www.PQAalliance.org.
SOURCE Millennium Pharmacy Systems, Inc.