SCOTTSDALE, AZ (PRWEB) April 07, 2016
NCPDP, the not-for-profit pharmacy standards development organization, has elected its 2016 Board of Trustees. The new and re-elected Board members will assume their roles, each for a three-year term, at NCPDP’s 2016 Annual Technology & Business Conference, which will be held May 2-4, 2016, in Scottsdale, Arizona.
- Linda L. Schock, Director Government Programs and Price Reporting, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
- Bill Barre, R.Ph., Vice President, Strategic Development, MedImpact Healthcare Systems, Inc.
- Scott M. Robertson, R.Ph., Pharm.D., Principal Technology Consultant, Kaiser Permanente, re-elected for a second term.
- John W. Hill, MBA, HCM, Vice President Strategic Relations, Argus Health systems, Inc., re-elected for a second term.
- Richard Klein Brook, Vice President Pharmacy and Sales, Change Healthcare, re-elected for a second term.
Board of Trustees already serving include: Michele Vilaret Davidson, R.Ph., Manager, Pharmacy Technical Standards, Development and Policy, Walgreen Co.; Sharon Gruttadauria, Director Industry Standards, CVS Health; Russell B. Keith (Rusty); Perry Lewis, Vice President, Industry Relations, CoverMyMeds, LLC; Laurie Littlecreek, Vice President, Retail Operations, Express Scripts; Mara N. Mitchel, Senior Vice President, Magellan Rx Management; and Kay Morgan, Vice President, Drug Products & Industry Standards, Elsevier.
Outgoing Board members include: Darren K. Townzen, R.Ph., MBA, Director of Billing, Reconciliation, and Healthcare Data, Walmart; and Nancy J. Nemes, Manager, Government Programs, OptumRx.
“We are pleased to welcome our new and returning Board members, and thank our outgoing Board members for their contributions and dedicated service,” stated Lee Ann Stember, President of NCPDP.
Register for NCPDP’s 2016 Annual Technology and Business Conference: http://ncpdp.org/ac/register.aspx. For real-time updates before and during the conference, follow us at http://twitter.com/ncpdp or join the discussion using NCPDP’s 2016 Annual Technology and Business Conference hashtag: #NCPDP16.
Read about NCPDP’s recent accomplishments and ongoing strategic initiatives in its 2015 Annual Report, “Power to the Patient: Collaborating to Improve the Patient Experience.”
Founded in 1977, NCPDP is a not-for-profit, ANSI-accredited, Standards Development Organization with approximately 1,500 members representing virtually every sector of the pharmacy services industry. Our diverse membership provides leadership and healthcare business solutions through education and standards, created using the consensus building process. NCPDP has been named in federal legislation, including HIPAA, MMA, and HITECH. NCPDP members have created standards such as the Telecommunication Standard and Batch Standard, the SCRIPT Standard for ePrescribing, the Manufacturers Rebate Standard and more to improve communication within the pharmacy industry. Our data products include dataQ®, a robust database of information on more than 76,000 pharmacies, and HCIdea®, an innovative prescriber database that provides continually updated information on more than two million prescribers. NCPDP's RxReconn® is a legislative tracking product for real-time monitoring of pharmacy-related state and national legislative and regulatory activity. For more information about NCPDP Standards, Data Services, Products, Educational Programs and Work Group meetings, go online at http://www.ncpdp.org or call 480.477.1000.