Atlanta, GA – Healthcare Solutions, the parent company of Cypress Care, ScripNet and Procura Management, recently announced the promotion of Jim Andrews, R.Ph. to executive vice president of pharmacy services. In his seven-year tenure with the company, Andrews has been instrumental in building and growing Healthcare Solutions’ industry-leading pharmacy services operation, which has consistently achieved annual growth rates in excess of 25 percent. Andrews is an esteemed workers’ compensation industry thought leader on pharmacy management and a frequent industry speaker, published author and contributor in trade publications covering workers’ compensation. In this expanded role, Andrews is responsible for strategic guidance and direction to all of the operational, product development and service activities of Healthcare Solutions’ pharmacy benefit management and clinical services divisions.
“During his tenure with Healthcare Solutions, Jim has demonstrated his dedication not only to our organization and our clients, but to the field of pharmacy,” said Joe Boures, COO of Healthcare Solutions. “He has consistently been on the forefront of pharmacy benefit management innovation, helping to identify ways to better serve clients and create positive outcomes for injured workers.”
Andrews’ promotion is the most recent accomplishment of his career that spans over twenty-five years of management level positions in the pharmacy industry. Prior to joining Healthcare Solutions, Andrews was responsible for corporate and field operations at Eckerd Corporation, where he spent fifteen years.
“I’m very excited to continue serving Healthcare Solutions and our clients in this new capacity,” said Andrews. “I believe strongly in Healthcare Solutions’ approach to providing clinically-driven solutions to clients while helping to improve the lives of injured workers.”
Andrews received his pharmacy degree from the University of Georgia and serves as a member of the American Pharmacists Association (APA), the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS), the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) and the National Council of Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP).
Source: HealthCare Solutions/IMRE