CareKinesis Selected 2012 Growth Company of the Year

CareKinesis Selected 2012 Growth Company of the Year by New Jersey Technology Council  

GROWTH COMPANY OF THE YEAR WINNER: CareKinesis, Inc.; Accepted by: Calvin H. Knowlton, Chairman & CEO and Orsula Knowlton, President
Presented by: Steve Muretta, Partner, Ernst & Young, LLP

 

Moorestown, NJ, November 20, 2012 – CareKinesis, a national medication therapy management and technology company, was named Growth Company of the Year by the New Jersey Technology Council. The winner was announced November 15 during the Council’s 2012 Awards Gala.

CareKinesis partners with healthcare organizations to provide personalized medication therapy management and pharmacy services for high-risk populations. The results are enhanced medication-related outcomes and greater operational efficiency.

From start-up in May 2009 to July 2012, CareKinesis achieved goals in every important metric: revenues, job growth, participant census and market share.

“We are pleased and proud to receive this recognition from the New Jersey Technology Council,” said Chairman and CEO, Calvin H. Knowlton, BSPharm, MDiv, PhD. “Importantly, client satisfaction is excellent as well, with feedback focused on our patient-centered approach and metrics indicating reduced medication-related risk and improved economic outcomes.”

CareKinesis is the first PACE-specific medication management and distribution pharmacy in the country.  The Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) – in some states called Living Independence for the Elderly (LIFE) – provides comprehensive, long-term services and support to Medicaid and Medicare enrollees. Accountable Care Organizations like PACE/LIFE  rely on CareKinesis to increase medication adherence and reduce participant hospitalizations and recidivism. CareKinesis accomplishes this through expert pharmacist consultation services, the EireneRx.com™ electronic medication management platform, custom adherence medication packaging, and flexible medication access options.

In the State of New Jersey, LIFE at Lourdes, Pennsauken, LIFE St. Francis, Hamilton, Lutheran Senior LIFE at Jersey City, and South Jersey Healthcare LIFE, Vineland all partner with CareKinesis for their medication management and pharmacy needs.  This relationship is a win/win from a growth perspective through the provision of a scalable model that supports the successful growth of our client organizations

The CareKinesis leadership, management and software development team members have been working together for over 25 years in several healthcare companies. Using their experiences and expertise, they started CareKinesis to improve the current medication delivery system.

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