CHICAGO, Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Pharmacy Systems, Inc. has announced that A. Jeffrey Newell has joined the company as Senior Vice President Operations effective August 13, 2012.
Mr. Newell brings over 30 years of retail pharmacy management experience that includes roles with increasing responsibilities with Newell's and Shakers' Pharmacies and with CVS Corporation. Most recently, he has been the CEO and Founder of the Newell Group, LLC and was the Chief Operating Officer for Quality Partners of Rhode Island, a national Medicare quality improvement organization, where he excelled in leading quality, efficiency and process improvement initiatives at the state and national levels. Mr. Newell has also been heavily involved in State and National professional and regulatory organizations, including chairing the Rhode Island Board of Pharmacy.
Millennium's President and CEO, Phil Keough commented, "Jeff is a talented leader whose knowledge and hands-on experience in pharmacy operations and quality improvement will be a tremendous addition to our senior leadership team at Millennium. His experience and understanding of Medicare and healthcare quality improvement will provide invaluable insights as we maintain our focus on continuous improvement and breakthroughs to transform our customers and the industry."
"I am thrilled to join Millennium and know that my experience will blend well with the leadership team as we focus on the Company's mission to be the industry leader in providing pharmacy, technology and clinical solutions, collaborating with our customers to improve patient care, compliance and financial results," Jeff 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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