MOORESTOWN, NJ, September 10, 2014 – CareKinesis, Inc. Chairman and CEO, Calvin H. Knowlton, BSPharm, MDiv, PhD announced Kevin T. Bain, PharmD, MPH, BCPS, CGP, CPH, FASCP has been named to the new position of Vice President, Medication Risk Mitigation. CareKinesis provides personalized medication therapy management and pharmacy services for healthcare organizations nationwide, especially those serving high-risk populations. Results are enhanced medication-related outcomes and greater operational efficiency.
Bain comes to CareKinesis from the Philadelphia Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center where he served as Associate Service Chief for Pharmacy. At the VA, Bain directed comprehensive pharmacy services for the Medical Center and affiliated community-based Outpatient Clinics. He was responsible for the inpatient and outpatient medication therapy management services provided by the Clinical Pharmacy Specialists. Immediately prior to joining the VA, Bain was Director of Clinical Support and Performance Improvement for excelleRx, Inc. His experience also includes serving as Clinical Pharmacist and as Research Associate for excelleRx, Inc. and Clinical Pharmacist with Specialized Pharmacy Services, Thomas Jefferson University.
Bain’s responsibilities at CareKinesis will be to manage the prospective pharmacotherapy interventions that serve to personalize and optimize the selection and use of medications, especially for high-risk populations such as the elderly.
According to CEO Knowlton, CareKinesis’ goals are to decrease medication-related risk, enhance quality of care, and provide improved pharmacotherapy outcomes utilizing technology solutions. “Kevin’s experience and expertise in clinical pharmacy will help ensure those goals are being met,” said Knowlton. “He will lead our Medication Risk Mitigation focus, including the use of pharmacogenomics as one of our clinical decision support tools.”
CareKinesis is a medication management company that incorporates a specialized web-based pharmacotherapy platform and a robotic adherence packaging system with expert pharmacist intervention to help clients manage medication risk. CareKinesis is headquartered in Moorestown, NJ, with offices in Boulder, CO; Charleston, SC; and San Francisco, CA. CareKinesis is a Tabula Rasa Healthcare company. For more information, visit carekinesis.staging.wpengine.com, www.tabularasahealthcare.com, or contact 888-9-PharmD.
Dianne L. Semingson
Orsula Knowlton, PharmD, MBA
888-9-PharmD (888-974-2763), ext. 4845