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Citizens Rx to Address "the Last Mile" of Specialty Drug Shipment

OAK PARK, Ill., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to shipping Specialty Medications, providers need to ensure that the "Last Mile isn't also the Longest," according to Bill Bailey, R.Ph, Chief Operations Officer of Citizens, Rx LLC.

Mr. Bailey, one of the nation's foremost experts on Specialty and Mail order Operations, will be presenting "Specialty Pharmacy Shipping: Improving Your Brand and Improving Profitability through Best Practices in Last Mile Shipping" at the 10th Annual Specialty Pharmacy Summit---supported by Armada Health Care at the Wynn in Las Vegas May 6th through the 9th, 2014. 

In addition, Mr. Bailey and Alex Knight, Executive Vice President at Citizens Rx will be presenting on other "hot button issues" related to Specialty Pharmacy, including "Specialty Pharmacy Distribution and Channel Networks" (Tuesday, May 6th 2014 from 12 Noon – 2:00 PM Pacific Time).

Mr. Bailey, who currently oversees Specialty Operations for Citizens Rx, is a licensed pharmacist with more than 32 years of pharmacy experience in Specialty and Mail Order Pharmacy Automation and Distribution, including serving as General Manager of Wal-Mart Specialty Pharmacy, Director of Specialty Operations at Cardinal Health, and Director of Pharmacy at Merck-Medco, where he was instrumental in the launch of the world's largest automated mail order pharmacy operation---NDP Pharmacy---in Las Vegas.

Mr. Knight has more than 15 years in operations and business development in the PBM and retail pharmacy industries, and assists in operational and strategic initiatives at Citizens Rx.  Mr. Knight serves on a number of pharmacy industry associations, including National Council for Prescription Drug Programs, National Association of Chain Drugs Stores, Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, and American Pharmacists Association.

Citizens Rx, LLC. is a full-service national Pharmacy Benefit Management provider for public and private companies and health plans. Headquartered in Oak Park, IL, Citizens Rx provides "unbundled," modular pharmacy benefit management services, including: Specialty and Mail Order Pharmacy Operations; innovative clinical programs; robust formulary management and rebate administration; reliable and high-capacity claims processing; and a leading 63,000-location national retail pharmacy network.

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