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RALEIGH, N.C. — Ateb, a provider of pharmacy patient care solutions, has announced the formation of its inaugural Community Pharmacy Advisory Board, comprised of pharmacy leaders who will serve as an “internal institute” within the Ateb organization.
The group will address industry issues and position community pharmacy partners as industry leaders in delivering coordinated, quality patient care and driving healthier outcomes. By identifying and understanding key challenges, Ateb and the CPAB will work to develop solutions to allow independent community pharmacies to improve patient engagement, optimize medication use, streamline overall pharmacy management and leverage value-based opportunities to create and expand new revenue streams.
Ateb and the CPAB will analyze the collective findings to increase the awareness and adoption of innovative care solutions, allowing pharmacies to transform to an appointment based model and improve the quality of patient care to benefit patients, pharmacies, and payers. Ateb will use the insights provided by CPAB members to make business decisions to enhance the development of strategic solutions in order to meet the future needs of the community pharmacy.
Through a collaborative approach, Ateb and the CPAB will offer a platform where pharmacists may exchange experiences, best practices and ideas with their peers that will effectively increase their business optimization and improve their pharmacy operations.
Ateb’s Community Pharmacy Advisory Board consists of 23 members, and features a mix of community pharmacy partners and Ateb’s executive team. The CPAB held its first meeting in May at Ateb’s headquarters in Raleigh.
Community pharmacy partners comprising the inaugural CPAB:
Darran Alberty – D&H Drugstore
Tanya Alberty – D&H Drugstore
Amy Baloh – Hometown Pharmacy
Jana Bennett – Medicine Shoppe Pharmacies 306 and 708
Tim Clark – Clark’s Rx Pharmacy
John Coler – Shrivers Pharmacy
Sammy Elayan – Hayat Pharmacy
Omar Eliwa – Hayat Pharmacy
Bob Lomenick – Tyson Drug Co.
John Nord – Nords Pharmacy and Gifts, Thrifty White Affiliates
Bill Osborn – Osborn Drugs
Dared Price – Graves Drugs
Lance Wheeler – Medicap 8290
Jarred Witt – Owens Healthcare
Tim and Nora Wright – Wagner Pharmacy
Hashim Zaibak – Hayat Pharmacy
The following members of Ateb’s executive team will serve on the CPAB:
Frank Sheppard, president and CEO
Debbie Sheppard, VP, sales and marketing
Rebecca Chater, executive healthcare strategist
Mark Gregory, VP, healthcare solutions
Ken Monroe, partner coaching and consulting
Mike Cantrell, VP, pharmacy network development
Robbert Ayshford, VP, strategic solutions