IRVING, Texas — McKesson has appointed Crystal Lennartz as president of Health Mart, an independent pharmacy franchise, and Health Mart Atlas, a pharmacy services administrative organization (PSAO).
As president, Lennartz will focus on strengthening the overall health of Health Mart and Health Mart Atlas pharmacy members and elevating the role they play in people’s lives. Lennartz is a highly accomplished pharmacist, healthcare leader and advocate with more than 20 years of experience in managed care, clinical services, pharmacy operations, strategy and business development.
“Crystal is a formidable and proven leader and is highly respected as an active advocate for the pharmacy industry,” said Scott Miller, president of Strategic, Community, and Specialized Pharmacy at McKesson. “Crystal is dedicated to helping pharmacies innovate and thrive and I’m confident the future of Health Mart is bright with her at the helm.”
Lennartz, whose career started as a pharmacist, has been with McKesson for more than a decade in various roles of increasing responsibility. Most recently, she served as vice president and general manager, Health Mart Atlas & Atlas Specialty. During her time in this role, Lennartz led Health Mart Atlas to be the largest, top-performing PSAO in the market, offering industry-leading centralized managed care solutions for pharmacies. Last year, she also led the development and implementation of Atlas Specialty, bringing the strength of Health Mart Atlas to support specialty pharmacies. In addition, Lennartz spent six years on the Health Mart leadership team, including serving as Chief Pharmacist. Lennartz has both a Doctor of Pharmacy and Master of Business Administration from Drake University after which she completed an APhA-ASHP Accredited Residency in Pharmacy Practice with emphasis in Community Care.
“Pharmacies play a key role in protecting the health and wellness of their communities. I am committed to ensuring Health Mart continues to support pharmacies by providing profit-driving healthcare solutions so they can expand services and optimize business operations,” said Lennartz. “In my new role, I will advocate for pharmacies, patients and policy and help enable pharmacy teams to focus on what matters most – caring for their patients.”