NCPDP Reports Election Results for its Board of Trustees

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NCPDP Board of Trustees Terms Commence May 6, 2020

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This will be an especially important year as we begin to execute on NCPDP’s new, Three-Year Strategic Plan and, at the same time, remain flexible and nimble to do our part in addressing emerging patient safety and industry needs, particularly in these challenging times.

NCPDP has elected its 2020-2021 Board of Trustees. The new Board members will assume their roles at the Meeting of the NCPDP Board of Trustees on Wednesday, May 6, 2020.

Election Results – Newly Elected Board Members:

  • Pooja Babbrah, M.B.A., PBM Practice Lead, Point-of-Care Partners, newly elected to the Board of Trustees.
  • Morgan Bojorquez, Director, Pharmacy Clinical Integration, Humana, newly elected to the Board of Trustees.
  • Darren K. Townzen, R.Ph., M.B.A., Director of Billing, Reconciliation, & Healthcare Data, Walmart, newly elected to the Board of Trustees.

Board of Trustees members who will continue to serve in 2020-2021 include: Michele Vilaret Davidson, R.Ph., NSC, Senior Manager, Pharmacy Technical Standards, Development & Policy, Walgreen Co.; Mark Gingrich, M.S., Chief Information Officer, Surescripts; Gregory (Greg) S. Kaupp, J.D., MPA, MLT, President & CEO, Kaupp Advisors; Perry Lewis, Advisor, ExactCare; Christian Tadrus, R.Ph., Pharm.D., FASCP, AE-C, NSC, Pharmacist Provider, Independent Pharmacist; and Gregory (Greg) Watanabe, R.Ph., MBA, Independent Consultant.

Outgoing Board members: William J. (Bill) Barre, R.Ph., Chief Innovation Officer, Achieve Health Management; and Alan K. Gardner, MBA, Senior Vice President, Operations, RxResults, LLC.

Lee Ann Stember, President & CEO of NCPDP, said, “Congratulations to the new Board members who have been elected to the NCPDP Board of Trustees. This will be an especially important year as we begin to execute on NCPDP’s new, Three-Year Strategic Plan and, at the same time, remain flexible and nimble to do our part in addressing emerging patient safety and industry needs, particularly in these challenging times.”

About NCPDP
Founded in 1977, NCPDP is a not-for-profit, ANSI-accredited, Standards Development Organization with more than 1,700 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 80,000 pharmacies, resQ™, an industry pharmacy credentialing resource, and HCIdea®, an innovative prescriber database that provides continually updated information on more than 2.5 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.

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