Remedi SeniorCare said a new long-term care pharmacy serving skilled nursing facilities in the Dallas area will open soon.
Jennifer L. Hardesty, PharmD, FASCP, has been named the chief clinical officer at Remedi SeniorCare. She will be responsible for the "continued development and implementation of the clinical programs for the company, as well as providing direction and standard reporting tools for Remedi's consultant pharmacists," the company said.
Jack Daniel has been appointed as the regional director of sales and marketing for the Rocky Mountain Region of The Goodman Group.
David Lashar is the new Chief Information Officer at Remedi Senior Care. He came from IBM's GLobal Business Solutions, where he led the practice for Connected Customers and Connected Vehicles.
Bill Vaughan is the new Vice President of Education and Clinical Affairs at Remedi SeniorCare®. In this new position, he will serve as a clinical resource for Remedi customers, partners and industry professionals.
It is no secret that the long-term care industry has been a relatively late adapter of technological advancements. But interest from vendors, provider demand and a growing number of tech-savvy residents are helping to change the landscape.
Remedi SeniorCare has named Sean McCarthy its vice president of Software Development. In this new role, he will lead the software development team in creating business requirements for Paxit.
As providers struggle to operate on increasingly thin margins, close collaboration between nursing home administrators and consultant pharmacists is becoming more important, industry experts said Tuesday.
Kairos Health Systems — a leading group purchasing organization to the non-profit senior housing sector — has signed a preferred partnership agreement with Remedi SeniorCare. Under the deal, Remedi will provide comprehensive pharmacy and consulting services. Kairos has more than 150 participating facilities, which deliver long-term care to more than 14,000 residents throughout Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania. "We completed a thorough evaluation of the valued benefits that providers currently receive through their partnership with Remedi, and what we discovered were impressive processes, excellent customer satisfaction and successful outcomes in the areas that matter most to our providers," said Kairos President and CEO Jennifer Wimer.
Thierry Amat has been named chief financial officer for Remedi SeniorCare, the pharmaceutical-services company announced. Amat will be responsible for numerous finance-related functions. These include accounting, financial planning and analysis, strategic sourcing, and treasury functions. "Thierry is a highly successful finance executive with a proven ability to improve operations, impact business growth and maximize profit and cash flow," said Remedi SeniorCare Chairman and CEO Michael Bronfeim.
Fairfax Nursing Center, which is owned and operated by the Bainum Healthcare Family, has selected Remedi SeniorCare to provide pharmacy services for its 200-bed skilled nursing facility in northern Virginia. These services include daily medications and supplies, infusion therapy, cost management, billing support, pharmacist consulting and around-the-clock clinical assistance, according to the firm.
On the heels of federal requirements that limit the role of consultant pharmacists, one of the nation's leading pharmacy companies defended its role. Remedi SeniorCare announced that the current relationship between the consultant pharmacist, long-term care pharmacy, and LTC facility "is and will continue to be an ethical and appropriate relationship that supports patient-centered, cost-effective care with the shared goal of achieving the best outcomes for residents."