PeopleTalk: September/October 2014

Adnane Khalil has been named director of applications development at QS/1. Prior to joining the company he was a consultant for ITG, and before that held positions with the Centers for Disease Control, Emdeon, ProxyMed, and MedSolutions. Khalil holds a B.S. degree in computer science and engineering from the University of West Florida and an M.B.A. from Brenau University.

› John Kalvelage received the Addington Medal for Excellence in Independent Community Pharmacy. Launched in 2013, this award is presented by the Virginia Pharmacists Association Foundation Addington Vision Fund. Recipients must have advanced the entrepreneurial spirit for community pharmacy and empower community pharmacists with innovations in the practice and business of pharmacy to help them thrive.

Kalvelage is the owner of Kelestan Packaging and Multi-Comp Inc., the creator of Medicine-on-Time.

› RxMedic Systems, two new hires have been announced. Haig Norword has been appointed automation specialist for the Midwest region of the United States. His background includes Cordea Consulting, a healthcare IT firm that provided assistance with regulatory compliance for meaningful use, ICD-10, electronic health records, and the Affordable Care Act. He is also the previous director of institutional sales for Innovation.

The other addition is Shawn Judd as automation specialist for the western region. Prior to RxMedic, Judd spent his career in sales in the healthcare field, including pharmacy, home health, and pharmacy automation. He is a graduate of Eastern Illinois University with a degree in public health administration.

 Nancy Mlinarik has joined SoftWriters as a sales consultant. She brings to the company 25 years of experience in long-term care pharmacy. Her career started at Westhaven Institutional Pharmacy, where she helped grow the company from 3,000 beds to over 10,000 beds. She then joined the team at Skilled Care Pharmacy, where she was awarded partial ownership. Since leaving Skilled Care a year ago, Mlinarik had been working as a best-practices consultant with TCGRx.

› Retail Management Solutions has announced that Matt Mosley has joined its implementation specialist team, which is responsible for training users on the company’s point-of-sale systems. CT