Thrifty White named 2016 Pharmacy Innovator

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Thrifty White named 2016 Pharmacy Innovator


DSN has named Thrifty White Pharmacy its 2016 Pharmacy Innovator award winner. DSN publisher Eric Savitch and editor in chief/associate publisher Rob Eder presented the award to Thrifty White president and CEO Bob Narveson, COO Tim Weippert and key members of the company’s pharmacy leadership team at an exclusive reception at Minneapolis’ Butcher and the Boar restaurant.

(To read more about this year's Pharmacy Innovator award recipient, click here.)

The award, presented annually by the editors and publishers of DSN, honors a retail pharmacy company, pharmacy executive or pharmacy team for contributions that have helped to advance the practice of pharmacy, expand the role of the community pharmacist and/or to help improve patient care and drive better health outcomes.

“By that measure, there are few companies that have done more to advance the pharmacy profession than Thrifty White,” Eder explained. “The work it has done to pioneer medication synchronization is a perfect example; the appointment-based model is enabling Thrifty White’s pharmacists to practice at the top of their license, optimizing pharmacist-patient engagement and improving medication adherence.”