4/26/18 – Equitas Health’s Chief Pharmacy Officer, Aaron Clark, R.Ph., PharmD, AAHIVP, received The Ohio Pharmacists Association’s 2018 recipient of the Upsher-Smith Excellence in Innovation Award.
This award honors pharmacists who have demonstrated innovative pharmacy practice resulting in improved patient care by providing effective patient counseling.
According to the OPA’s press release, Aaron “developed a specialized and personalized counseling program for the pharmacists at Equitas Health Pharmacy, engaging patients to take an active role in their healthcare. To ensure patients understand their medications and are working toward the best possible outcomes, he implemented a plan to follow up with patients taking specialty medications. He is also working with local leadership to help battle the opiate crisis by providing access to naloxone, an overdose reversal medication.”
“Aaron Clark is one of many pharmacists who have the passion to provide superior healthcare to the patients of Ohio. His drive to develop patient services makes him a truly valued member of our pharmacy community and the community in which he practices,” said Ernest Boyd, OPA Executive Director.
Aaron has been on our team since the opening of our first pharmacy in 2012, and we know the excellence he brings to our integrated care model! We are thrilled for this recognition of his great work on behalf of our patients.