CHICAGO, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Pharmacy Systems, Inc. has announced that Philip J. Keough, IV has joined the company as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer based in its Shared Services Center in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania, effective November 29, 2010.
Mr. Keough brings over twenty years of pharmacy leadership in operations, customer service, and consulting experience to Millennium. He most recently led Keoco, LLC, a successful consulting practice specializing in high-growth, early-stage pharmacy industry businesses. Phil has experience in hospital and independent pharmacies, as well as in the chain-drug industry, where he rapidly advanced into roles of significantly greater responsibility, culminating in leading all pharmacy operations for national leaders, CVS and Rite Aid. Phil honorably served in the U.S. Army Reserve and holds a Bachelor of Science, Pharmacy degree from Auburn University.
"The depth and breadth of Phil's experience and leadership in the pharmacy industry, coupled with his intense focus on the customer experience, will make him an outstanding addition to Millennium's executive team," said Chief Executive Officer, Richard P. Scardina.
"Millennium's innovative and cost effective medication management approach offers critically needed solutions to the long-term care market. By eliminating drug waste, enhancing administrative processes and improving patient safety, Millennium is changing the face of pharmacy solutions in the marketplace. I could not be more excited to join this leadership team and am committed to helping Millennium deliver on the promise of care, cost and compliance to its long-term care customers," Phil said.
About Millennium Pharmacy Systems
Millennium Pharmacy Systems is a leading 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 Chicago, Illinois. Please visit www.mpsrx.com for more information.
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Additional information on Mr. Keough can be found on LinkedIn at: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/phil-keough/11/704/775
SOURCE Millennium Pharmacy Systems, Inc.