TREVOSE, PA – June 10th, 2016 – EY today announced that Dr. Christopher Di Lascia, Pharm.D of Transition Patient Services, a pharmacy distribution and patient engagement services company, received the Greater Philadelphia EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Award for Medical Services. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence, innovation, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
“I am proud to share this award with the TPS team and with our customers who make this achievement possible. We all are bound together by our commitment to improving health outcomes for the patients we serve. We remain committed to our vision of improving each patient’s healthcare journey through personalized patient support and evidence-based solutions that reduce barriers to medication access and help our clients reach their clinical, financial, and organizational performance goals.”
Since 1986, EY has honored entrepreneurs whose ingenuity, spirit of innovation and discipline have propelled their companies’ success, invigorated their industries, and benefited their communities. Now in its 30th year, the program has honored the inspirational leadership of such entrepreneurs as Howard Schultz of Starbucks Coffee Company, Robert Unanue of Goya Foods, and Mindy Grossman of HSN. Recent US national winners include Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn; Hamdi Ulukaya, founder of Chobani; and 2015 winners Andreas Bechtolsheim and Jayshree Ullal of Arista Networks.
As a Greater Phliadelphia award winner, <Name> is now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 national program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will
be announced at the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 19, 2016. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth ForumTM, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market- leading companies. The US Entrepreneur Of The Year Overall Award winner then moves on to compete for the World Entrepreneur Of The Year Award in Monaco, June 2017.
Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are sponsored nationally by SAP America, Merrill Corporation and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
In Greater Philadelphia, sponsors also include PNC Bank, Pine Hill Group, LLP, SolomonEdwards Group, Ballard Spahr LLP, Morgan Lewis, Pepper Hamilton LLP, Simkiss & Block and Philadelphia Business Journal.
About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year®
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.
About Transition Patient Services
At TPS we understand that successful outcomes start with the patient, and rely heavily on proper use of medication. Through our commitment to improved medication management, increased patient engagement, and "patient first" customer service, TPS fulfills our mission of simplifying medication access, reducing prescription
abandonment, and enhancing patient adherence through confirmed medication acquisition. For over twelve years, our customers have been assured medication gets in the hands of well-supported patients, helping keep each patient on a positive journey toward better health.
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