CLEVELAND (April 4, 2016) – Tony Casanova, ExactCare® Pharmacy CIO, has been named by Crain’s Cleveland as one of the top information technology leaders in Northeast Ohio and a finalist for the CIO of the Year Award.
Casanova is up for the award in the category for privately held companies and will be recognized at the awards event Thursday, April 14. Winners of each category will be revealed at the event.
“Tony has been a guiding force behind many of the initiatives that have helped ExactCare successfully navigate rapid growth over the last few years,” said Dale Wollschleger, ExactCare Pharmacy CEO & President. “His leadership style is progressive, forward-thinking and authentic. That’s enabled him to drive process improvements across all aspects of the organization—IT, patient care and pharmacy operations. He’s truly helped us transform the way we do business and enabled us to become the largest pharmacy of our kind in the nation.”
Since joining the company, Casanova has led organizational transformation projects that include the design and installation of proprietary pharmacy automation and technology, which has significantly expanded the company’s capacity to serve patients. He’s also leading the design and development of an online patient care portal which will enhance the way ExactCare works with patients, caregivers and providers; the portal is set to launch in 2016.
Prior to joining ExactCare, Casanova gained more than 13 years’ experience in the high-tech information technology space through various functional, technical and leadership consulting roles at Accenture Consulting. He acquired a vast range of global implementation experience through supporting clients such as Cisco Systems, EMC, Philips Healthcare, Redhat, Underwriters Laboratories and the Department of Homeland Security.
About ExactCare Pharmacy
ExactCare is a full-service pharmacy that specializes in medication management for patients with multiple disease states, on multiple medications. Our comprehensive pharmacy solution includes a unique in-home patient assessment; medication reconciliation and medication therapy management performed by clinical pharmacists; monthly refill management; customized adherence packaging; and home delivery. ExactCare’s approach to pharmacy helps patients overcome the challenges of polypharmacy and health care providers and payers achieve better clinical and economic outcomes.