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Innovation

Innovation appoints executives

Innovation appoints executives

JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. — Innovation has named Alecia Lashier executive vice president of technology, with a primary focus on continued growth and investments in support of the PharmASSIST platform. The company also appointed  Phil Samples executive vice president and general manager, with a focus on operations and continued growth of the business. Brian Williams will

Innovation names Marvin Richardson CEO

Innovation names Marvin Richardson CEO

JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. – Innovation announced on Tuesday that Marvin Richardson will become the company’s chief executive officer effective April 25th. Richardson replaces Mary Reno, who has served as the chief executive officer since 1998. Ms. Reno will continue to serve on the company’s board of directors as chairwoman emeritus. Richardson has served as co-president

VUCA Health and Innovation team to provide digital patient education to pharmacy patients

VUCA Health and Innovation team to provide digital patient education to pharmacy patients

LAKE MARY, Fla.  – VUCA Health and Innovation have partnered on an initiative to offer digital patient education as a more effective patient safety and health literacy component of prescription fulfillment for pharmacy patients. Innovation, the market-leading provider of high-volume pharmacy automation technology and software solutions to the retail, hospital, federal health care, and mail

How brands should adapt to changing consumers

How brands should adapt to changing consumers

Consumer goods companies have always relied on innovative thinkers. And with growth ever harder to find, innovation has become even more ­essential. However, with more than half of industry chief marketing officers saying they lack a culture that inspires experimentation, according to a recent study, are companies overlooking one of the greatest sources of inspiration

Innovation introduces new leadership team

Innovation introduces new leadership team

JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. – Innovation announced on Wednesday several changes to the company’s leadership team. The leadership changes come on the heels of the recent closing of the transaction in which a consortium of investors led by Greg Wasson, the former Walgreens Boots Alliance CEO, acquired a majority stake in the company. Innovation’s senior management

Senate passes over-the-counter monograph reform legislation

Senate passes over-the-counter monograph reform legislation

WASHINGTON — The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) applauds Tuesday’s passage in the U.S. Senate of S. 2740, the Over-the-Counter Drug Safety, Innovation, and Reform Act by a vote of 91-2. “Thanks to today’s decisive Senate action, our nation is one step closer to having a modern over-the-counter (O-T-C) regulatory framework that will better serve

Former WBA CEO Greg Wasson leads group to invest in Innovation Associates

Former WBA CEO Greg Wasson leads group to invest in Innovation Associates

JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. – Innovation Associates, the market-leading provider of high-volume pharmacy automation technology and software solutions to the retail, hospital, government, and mail order pharmacy markets, announced Wednesday  the signing of a definitive agreement pursuant to which a consortium of investors led by Greg Wasson, the former Walgreens Boots Alliance chief executive officer, will

United Health Services implements Innovation’s pharmacy automation at UHS retail pharmacy

United Health Services implements Innovation’s pharmacy automation at UHS retail pharmacy

JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. – Innovation, makers of PharmASSIST pharmacy automation solutions, announced Thursday that United Health Services (UHS) has implemented the firm’s PharmASSIST Symphony+ workflow and dispensing technology at their newly opened UHS Retail Pharmacy, Summit Building, Binghamton General in Binghamton, N.Y. UHS now has four outpatient pharmacies using Innovation’s PharmASSIST pharmacy automation and workflow

Healthwarehouse.com reaps benefits of Innovation’s high-volume mail order pharmacy automation

Healthwarehouse.com reaps benefits of Innovation’s high-volume mail order pharmacy automation

FLORENCE, Ky. — Six months after replacing after replacing prior automation with Innovation’s PharmASSIST high-volume Quick Start prescription fulfillment system, mail order pharmacy HealthWarehouse.com is touting dramatic improvements in operational efficiency. Healthwarehouse.com purchased its Quick Start system in the fall of 2017. “We’ve reinvented our prescription production by moving to a fully automated and scalable set of

Innovation’s Dr. Phil Samples elected to AMSUS

Innovation’s Dr. Phil Samples elected to AMSUS

JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. — Innovation, makers of PharmASSIST pharmacy automation solutions, today announced that vice president, government and professional services, Dr. Phil Samples has been elected to the board of directors for AMSUS, The Society of Federal Heath Professionals. Dr. Samples’ term on the AMSUS board will begin on January 1, 2019 upon the retirement of

Innovation to move to new facility to accommodate strong growth

Innovation to move to new facility to accommodate strong growth

JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. – Innovation, makers of PharmASSIST pharmacy automation solutions, today announced that the company is moving to a 91,000 square foot campus, located at the newly renamed 701-720 Innovation Way (formerly Azon Road) in Johnson City, N.Y. to accommodate expanding operations and recent staff growth. The new site virtually doubles Innovation’s current space,

House passes OTC Monograph Reform Legislation

House passes OTC Monograph Reform Legislation

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives has passed H.R. 5333, the Over-the-Counter Monograph Safety, Innovation, and Reform Act of 2018 – bipartisan legislation sponsored by Representatives Bob Latta (R, Ohio), Diana DeGette (D, Colo.), Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Chairman Michael Burgess (R, Texas), Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Vice Chairman Brett Guthrie (R, Ky.),

MaxorPlus implements Innovation’s PharmASSIST system

MaxorPlus implements Innovation’s PharmASSIST system

JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. –  Innovation, makers of PharmASSIST pharmacy automation solutions, today announced that MaxorPlus (Maxor) has implemented the firm’s PharmASSIST high volume pharmacy automation for its MXP mail order facility in Amarillo, Texas. “As we planned for this mail order technology project, our main goals were to improve our prescription fulfillment quality for patients, achieve

Air Force pharmacy installs Innovation’s PharmASSIST solution

Air Force pharmacy installs Innovation’s PharmASSIST solution

JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. – Innovation, makers of PharmASSIST pharmacy automation solutions,  announced that the Fairchild Air Force Base (AFB) pharmacy in Washington State has implemented the PharmASSIST Light-Way storage and retrieval system with initial use as a will call management system for prescription storage and patient pickup. “We’re extremely pleased with how quickly and smoothly