Our company leadership is built on over 60 years of long term care pharmacy experience. We realize there is a need for personalized service and quality healthcare. Our mission is to provide you with exceptional service at an excellent value. We are local and independently owned which allows us to make decisions swiftly without having to answer to shareholders.
With 33 years of LTC pharmacy experience, David provides executive leadership and oversight for the direction and strategy of operations, sales, customer support, and consulting. Prior to joining Polaris Pharmacy Services, David served as General Manager for Omnicare of South Florida overseeing the LTC pharmacy serving 18,000 nursing home and ALF residents with annual revenues of $120,000,000. Before that, he was the CEO and founder of First Choice Pharmacy Services which serviced 5,000 ALF and nursing home residents and PrimeMed Pharmacy Services with revenues of $97,000,000. David holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from the University of Maryland.
With 23 years of LTC pharmacy operations experience, Steve provides executive leadership and oversight for the operational management and deployment of Polaris Pharmacy Services’ innovative products. He further manages the overall customer experience, assuring that customer expectations are met. Prior to joining Polaris Pharmacy Services, Steve served as Vice President of Operations for Omnicare, Inc. overseeing 17 LTC pharmacies with annual revenues of $700,000,000 consisting of 110,000 serviced beds and before that he was President, Pharmacy Division for Advanced Pharmacy. Steve holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from the Medical College of Virginia.
With 19 years of LTC pharmacy operations experience, Todd provides executive leadership and oversight over internal pharmacy operations, compliance, streamlining workflow, and improving the final end product for our customers. He is also responsible for pharmacy automation, administration of pharmacy software, and IT integrations including e-MAR interfaces. Prior to joining Polaris Pharmacy Services, Todd served as Regional Area Director for Omnicare, Inc. overseeing 6 LTC pharmacies with annual revenues of $400,000,000 consisting of 60,000 serviced beds. Prior to that, Todd held Hub and General Manager roles with Omnicare and before that he was a lead pharmacist for Continuing Care Rx. Todd holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from the University of Pittsburgh.
With nearly 30 years’ experience in pharmacy and related healthcare services, Nick provides executive leadership, oversight, and has overall accountability for all financial reporting (both archival and operational), audit and compliance, planning (budgeting), treasury, capital structure, and human resources operations. Nick joined Polaris in October of 2019. Prior to joining the company, Nick has served in various executive and officer leadership roles within the healthcare arena for publicly and privately held companies in both the for-profit and not-for profit sectors. The various organizations ranged in revenues from multi-million to multi-billion. Nick holds a Bachelor of Science in Business and Accounting from La Roche University.
In this role, Jeremy provides executive leadership and oversight for developing and implementing our pharmacy’s strategic services. With over a decade of LTC pharmacy experience, Jeremy is focused on ensuring that Polaris Pharmacy Services is the premier pharmacy provider to the LTC community. Prior to joining Polaris Pharmacy Services, Jeremy worked as both a Corporate Liaison and Regional Director of Operations for RXPERTS Pharmacy Services. Jeremy oversaw the operations of their 2 Florida pharmacies servicing approximately 10,000 beds and over $50,000,000 in revenue. Additionally, he was responsible for all Medicare and Medicaid contract compliance for 5 LTC pharmacy locations in multiple states. Jeremy holds a Bachelor degree in Business from Yeshiva University and is a Florida Registered Pharmacy Technician.
With 18 years of LTC pharmacy sales and contracting experience, Jeff provides leadership in developing and implementing sales growth strategies, contract negotiations, account retention, and management of the organic sales process across all markets. Prior to joining Polaris Pharmacy Services, Jeff served as National Director of Sales for RXPERTS Pharmacy Services and was responsible for growth and expansion across six states, servicing over 12,000 LTC beds generating $75,000,000 in annual revenue. Prior to that, Jeff worked at NeighborCare Pharmacy as Senior Territory Manager in Florida. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Services Administration from Barry University and an MBA with a focus on Health Care Administration from Strayer University.
Continuing Education at the facility level with our Customer Care Reps, Nurse Consultants, and Consultant Pharmacists as well as Bi-Monthly Webinars sent via email and through Polaris Academy our online portal, www.polarisrxacademy.com
Our Client Services team provides Continuing Education at the facility level. Schedule education with your Consultant Pharmacist, Nurse Consultant, or Customer Care Rep. Sessions are 1 – hour and are approved for 1 CE.
Bi-monthly 1- hour webinars available to facility staff. Notifications are sent twice a month via email updating facility staff of the most pressing issues affecting long term care. All webinars are approved for 1 CE through the national boards. NAB (National Association of Nursing Home Administrators) and NEMSD (Approved provider for National Nursing Association CEs)
Through Polaris Academy our online portal, www.polarisrxacademy.com facility staff and administration can complete their continuing education online. Webinars are available 24/7 if facility staff is unable to participate in the live presentations.
Polaris Pharmacy Services utilizes FrameworkLTC as its operating platform. Please see the list below for interfaces already completed.
“I just wanted to take a moment to thank you for the great service Polaris provides our facility. Roger, Danny, and Candice are amazing and their support during our survey this past week was incredible! They were here around the clock as usual and they really helped us have an amazing survey! Once again thank you for everything and a big thanks to all your wonderful staff!.”
“We moved 5 facilities on the same day to Polaris Pharmacy, the transition in the facilities and eMAR integration was seamless. The customer service/support is great, with an amazing group of professional and knowledgeable individuals that are always willing to do whatever it takes. Best of all…our medications are delivered ON TIME!”
“Polaris will “fill” all of your pharmacy needs, the right med delivered on time with all of the support you need to care for your residents.”