MERCER ISLAND, Wash., November 10, 2020 – Pepperdine University has named CarepathRx Founder and CEO John Figueroa a 2020 Outstanding Alumni in Healthcare Honoree. This award honors alumni in healthcare that have made significant contributions to the industry, exemplified leadership within the healthcare profession, and are redefining how healthcare will have an impact for years to come.
“Being recognized as an Outstanding Alumni at Pepperdine is truly an honor, both personally and professionally,” Mr. Figueroa said in an interview with Pepperdine. “I have dedicated my career to changing the healthcare landscape for the better and am thrilled to be recognized for the work that I have been associated with and the amazing people with whom I have teamed over the years.”
“Serving in healthcare in the year of the COVID-19 pandemic forced us to do some very unique things,” he continued. “We focused our company to enhance our services to deliver critically needed medications to people outside of normal healthcare locations. We modified our technology, resources, and people to connect with patients directly and to provide healthcare services at their home or through telemedicine/telepharmacy. This honor really is recognition for the amazing job my team performed in this time of crisis.”
To read more from Mr. Figueroa’s interview, visit the Pepperdine University website.
CarepathRx is transforming pharmacy care delivery for health systems and hospitals, delivering improved patient outcomes that drive clinical, quality and financial results. Through the industry’s most comprehensive, end-to-end hospital pharmacy care delivery model, CarepathRx is turning hospital pharmacy into an active care management strategy and revenue generator while providing support across the patient’s complete healthcare journey. The company takes an enterprise approach, providing a powerful combination of technology, market-leading clinical pharmacy services, and wrap-around services that optimize pharmacy performance across the enterprise for fully integrated pharmacy operations, expanded healthcare services, improved ambulatory access, minimized clinical variation and new health system revenue streams. Today, CarepathRx serves more than 15 health systems and 600 hospitals, with more than 1,500 employees nationwide.