Millennium Pharmacy Systems Appoints New CEO
Oak Brook, Illinois (July 9, 2012) - Millennium Pharmacy Systems today announced that Philip J. Keough, IV has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and elected as a member of the Board of Directors of the company, in addition to currently serving as its President. Mr. Keough joined the Company as Chief Operating Officer in November 2010 and continued to take on increasing responsibilities with Millennium - a leading provider of advanced Medication Management and Technology Services to the long-term care industry.
Prior to joining Millennium, Mr. Keough held significant management positions with CVS, Rite Aid and several other top organizations. He is also a pharmacist, having earned his pharmacy degree from Auburn University.
Richard P. Scardina, Millennium's previous Chief Executive Officer, will continue in an active role with the company as its Chairman of the Board of Directors. On Mr. Keough's appointment, Mr. Scardina said, "Phil has demonstrated outstanding leadership and an intense focus on our customers' experience. He will continue Millennium's commitment to innovation, cost effective medication management, patient safety and drive its growth and unique solutions for long-term care."
"I am excited to take on these added leadership responsibilities and further Millennium's mission of improving patient care and making our customers more successful in the process," said Mr Keough. "Our flexible, leading edge solutions will be even more important in the future as technology and healthcare reimbursement mechanisms continue to evolve."
About Millennium Pharmacy Systems
Millennium Pharmacy Systems is a pharmacy services provider to the long-term care industry. Offering a new approach to pharmacy services, Millennium delivers on the promise of “the right drug, for the right patient, at the right time, for the right price” so its customers can deliver the best patient care while reducing costs, and more easily meeting compliance demands. Only Millennium combines Just-In-Time Dispensing with electronic medication and treatment ordering, administration, documentation, and reporting. Millennium backs up this commitment with delivery timeliness and medication accuracy customer guarantees. Millennium is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Please visit www.mpsrx.com for more information.