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RedSail Technologies will host a townhall each quarter, alternating between a community and long-term care focus. Upcoming, on February 9, the focus will be community pharmacy and NRx®. Leadership will provide updates on developments and company direction, as well as take your questions. Join us!

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Community Edition

A Customer Townhall: NRx® & Community Pharmacy

Wednesday, February 9 | 1:30 - 2:30 PM (ET) | 30-Minute Presentation Followed by Q&A

Registration is open for our first townhall of 2022! Join leadership from RedSail Technologies to hear the updates you need as you begin a new year of pharmacy operations. We’ll discuss product improvements and planned enhancements, company news, and most importantly, take your questions!

Townhall topics:

  • Monitoring and managing DIR fees with customer Jeff Covelli from Hometown Pharmacy
  • RedSail’s focus on QS/1 for 2022
  • This summer’s Connect Conference experience for NRx customers
  • Interactive polling to gain your helpful insights on DIR fee tactics, ways we can help you in your pharmacy, and more!
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Long-Term Care Edition

Upcoming Townhall: LTC

Wednesday, April 20 | 1:30 PM ET

This upcoming LTC Townhall will focus on Integra® products and RedSail’s commitment to the industry.

Missed the December 8 townhall? Watch the recording here!

This live, interactive session will be hosted by:

Kraig McEwen

Kraig McEwen, CEO, RedSail Technologies

Kraig McEwen

CEO, RedSail Technologies

For more than 20+ years, Kraig has delivered outstanding growth for customers, shareholders, and employees in the healthcare technology market. He has a passion for helping customers provide world class healthcare in their communities through innovative technology and services.

In 2017, Kraig co-founded TrellisRx®. TrellisRx partners with health systems to deliver life-changing outcomes to patients requiring specialty medication therapy. Kraig is currently the Executive Chair of the board for TrellisRx.

Previously, Kraig was CEO of Aesynt, Inc., the market leader for integrated pharmacy medication management solutions serving health systems globally. Under Kraig’s leadership, Aesynt® returned to double-digit growth, tripled profits, returned to industry leading Net Promotor Score levels of customer loyalty and successfully exited the business to Omnicell, Inc. in 2016.

Kraig also served as CEO of Connecture®, Inc. Connecture is a market leader in online health plan enrollment software, serving both commercial and Medicare insurance plans.

Prior to his appointment with Aesynt/McKesson Automation, Kraig was the president and CEO of CardiacAssist, Inc., an entrepreneurial therapeutic company that designs, manufactures, and markets a novel temporary heart assist technology.

Bob Bates

Bob Bates, President of QS/1® and Integra®

Bob Bates

President of QS/1® and Integra®

Bob joined RedSail Technologies in April 2020. He has 29 years of experience leading software/technology organizations and has spent a significant amount of time in the healthcare sector as well. Previous leadership positions include president, CIO, CTO, COO, and board member, and he’s worked for the following companies: Molina®, Affiliated Computer Services/XEROX, Aetna®, Connecture, BenefitFocus®, and AT&T®.

Bob holds an MBA from Nova University and a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from the University of Florida. He also holds multiple technology patents.

Frances Nahas

Frances Nahas, Chief Strategy Officer, RedSail Technologies

Frances Nahas

Chief Strategy Officer, RedSail Technologies

As CSO, Frances is responsible for helping develop and sustain corporate strategic initiatives. She brings 20+ years of experience in technology and strategy, with deep expertise in healthcare. Frances has a passion for converting market insights into transformative change that delivers value for patients, customers, employees, and shareholders. Her experience includes Bain, McKesson, Aesynt® (now part of Omnicell), and Connecture®. Frances holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and International Studies from the University of Notre Dame and was a Forte Fellow and Dean’s Scholar at the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School, where she earned a Master of Business Administration degree.

Ed Vess

Ed Vess, R.Ph., Director Pharmacy Professional Affairs

Ed Vess, R.Ph.

Director Pharmacy Professional Affairs

A member of the team since 2013, Ed serves as the director of pharmacy professional affairs where he works as a resource for pharmacy compliance and legal/regulatory interpretation and its impact on software and related services. With extensive experience in community and long-term care pharmacy operations, he provides a pharmacist’s view of software functionality from a business, clinical, and cost perspective.

Ed maintains a professional relationship with legal and regulatory bodies, such as the National Association of Board of Pharmacy and Drug Enforcement Agency and is an active member of the American Pharmacists Association, the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, and the National Community Pharmacists Association. He is an active member and supporter of Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Network as well as the Palmetto Pharmacists Network.

A former president of South Carolina Pharmacy Association, Ed is also locally involved with the SC Chapter of ASCP and serves on the Practice and Technology Committee of the SC Board of Pharmacy.

Jeff Covelli

Special Customer Guest: Jeff Covelli

Join our DIR fee discussion with RedSail customer Jeff Covelli from Hometown Pharmacy. Jeff will share his experience not only managing DIR fees but making them profitable. Share your own questions and answers about DIR fees and learn how to prepare for whatever comes our way.

Jeffrey Covelli, R.Ph. | Clinical Medication Therapy Management Coordinator – Hometown Pharmacy

Jeffrey Covelli, R.Ph.

Clinical Medication Therapy Management Coordinator, Hometown Pharmacy

Jeffrey is an experienced management coordinator skilled in medication reconciliation, pharmaceutical care, drug interactions, and clinical pharmacology with a passion for independent research. He instructs and serves as a mentor to pharmacy students at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, North East Ohio Medical University, and Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. Jeffrey is also a Lyme disease prevention instructor, a Dare 2B Tick Aware consultant, and a Legislative Action Committee member for the Pennsylvania Lyme Resource Network. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the University of Pittsburgh and is sterile/non-sterile compounding certified.