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.
Robert Meyer has nearly 20 years experience in pharmacy and related healthcare services to the long-term care and home care industries. Robert joined Polaris in January 2019 and is responsible for all financial reporting (both archival and operational), audit and compliance, planning (budgeting), treasury and capital structure. Prior to joining the company, Robert Spent 5 years at Wellfount Pharmacy as the Chief Financial Officer and two years at OrionRx in the roles of President and Chief Financial Officer. Robert spent six years at Omnicare, Inc. as a Senior Regional Chief Financial Officer responsible for pharmacy-related finance operations and budgeting for approximately 175 branches, generating nearly $3.5 billion in net sales. Prior to joining Omnicare, Robert was an Audit Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers, specializing in audit-related services, including mergers and acquisitions in the long term care sector.
Robert is a Certified Public Accountant and is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati.
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 over 30 years of LTC pharmacy experience, Lisa has held management positions both at the pharmacy level and in the institutions that these pharmacies service. In her role at Polaris, Lisa oversees our new Pharmacy Division, CARES. CARES is an innovative branch of Polaris Pharmacy which provides enhanced clinical services that collaboratively drives cost savings for our facilities while advancing better patient outcomes. Prior to joining Polaris, Lisa was the Director of Pharmacy at Catholic Health Services where she was responsible for all pharmacy vendors, formulary initiatives and regulatory compliance. Additionally Lisa has held Pharmacy Manager positions for several organizations including KPS and CCRx. She managed 9000 beds and coordinated the build out of these pharmacies. Lisa holds a Master’s degree in Pharmacy Administration, a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from Northeastern University as well as a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt from Florida Atlantic University.
With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Mark Reiner provides executive leadership and oversight in assisting our clients navigate through the post-acute care spectrum of services, especially as it pertains to the relationship with the pharmacy. Dr. Reiner’s many years of experience as a Chief Medical Officer lends a unique perspective to Polaris’ integrated clinical focus to our clients. Dr. Mark Reiner has an extensive background in geriatric and long-term care medicine. He served as a Medical Director of a local SNF for over 21 years. He served as Chief Medical Officer of Catholic Health Services for 15 years and was responsible for the medical care delivered by CHS. During this time, he was instrumental implementing numerous initiatives to improve patient care and simultaneously control facility costs and reduce liability. Dr. Reiner is a graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, completed his Internal Medicine residency at Greenwich Hospital, in affiliation with the Yale University School of Medicine. He is Board-Certified in Internal Medicine with qualifications in Geriatric Medicine. Additionally, Dr. Reiner was awarded an MHA from Florida Atlantic University in 2006.
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!”
“Your Team is the most amazing-honestly pharmacy is always last on my worry list with AHCA”
“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.”