AZOVA and Valu Merchandisers ink deal

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SALT LAKE CITY —  AZOVA, the fast-growing and most comprehensive cloud-based, digital health platform for pharmacies, physicians, patients, employer groups and payers, announced a partnership Friday with Valu Merchandisers Co. (VMC).

With nearly 200 pharmacies nationwide under a variety of brand names, member pharmacies and their patients now have access to AZOVA’s pharmacy and physician marketplace. The marketplace offers patients access to pharmacy services, secure messaging with pharmacists and physicians and the ability to share records and collaborate in any patient care program.

Bob Pessel, vice president, Pharmacy, Valu Merchandisers stated, “Offering trustworthy, reliable and unique Digital Healthcare solutions to our member pharmacies is our #1 priority. The decision to launch AZOVA supports our mission to deliver outstanding value-based care solutions across our pharmacies through a digital health technology that is easy-to-use and deploy. The Valu Merchandisers team selected AZOVA because of its flexible and dynamic mobile healthcare platform. AZOVA serves as a middleware between our various pharmacy systems and physician EMRs – and offers our patients an easy entry point to collaborate in their care. This is a unique and more simplified access tool bringing a new standard of modernized care in each community that Valu Merchandisers pharmacies serve.”

Ashton Maaraba, AZOVA, senior vice president enterprise sales and operations, added, “I had the privilege of meeting every pharmacy director that represent Valu Merchandisers brand pharmacies. I am thrilled to work with such an energetic group and their participating sites. Food – Pharmacy combination stores often pursue a holistic approach and leverage pharmacy healthcare initiatives with total store health and wellness objectives. AZOVA helps to digitize and scale these programs. When it comes to Digital Health care the ultimate winner is the patient. This is an outstanding leadership team and we wholeheartedly thank them for their continued support.”



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