Moorestown, NJ, June 5, 2014 – CareKinesis Chairman and CEO, Calvin H. Knowlton, BSPharm, MDiv, PhD was selected the winner of SmartCEO’s 2014 Voltage Award at a gala event held May 29 in Philadelphia, PA. Knowlton was named Technology Innovator in the Large Company category for his work in pharmacogenomics and medication risk mitigation.
More than 200 business executives joined SmartCEO and Title Sponsor Comcast Business to celebrate 32 Voltage award finalists and eight winners of the 2014 Voltage Awards.
The Voltage Awards program showcases technology innovators and implementers — champions of the role technology plays in the business community and drivers of the technology sector. The finalists and winners are recognized for their creative vision, strong leadership and innovative solutions.
“I am pleased to have been selected for this prestigious award for technology innovation,” said Knowlton. “The work we are doing at CareKinesis in medication risk mitigation and precision prescribing, leading to more personalized medication, is exciting and, we believe, game changing,”
CareKinesis is a medication therapy management company that provides pharmacy services to at-risk populations. Incorporating its specialized web-based pharmacotherapy platform, EireneRx™, and a robotic adherence packaging system with expert pharmacist intervention, CareKinesis helps clients manage medication risk. Partnering with healthcare organizations in the vanguard of coordinated care, the results are enhanced medication-related outcomes and greater operational efficiency. CareKinesis is the first PACE-specific pharmacy in the nation. (Program for All-inclusive Care of the Elderly).
The Voltage Awards program celebrates the role that technology plays in the business community and the future impact the technology sector will have on economic growth. This year’s finalists collectively generate more than $430 million in annual revenue and employ 1,153 individuals.
“It’s no secret that the evolution of technology is what drives business forward. These companies are pushing the limits of innovation — streamlining processes, finding efficiencies and discovering the next great product,” says Rick Crane, Regional President of SmartCEO Media.
SmartCEO’s mission is to educate and inspire the business community through its award-winning magazine, connections at C-level events and access to valuable online resources. SmartCEO’s integrated media platforms reach decision makers in the Baltimore, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, metropolitan areas.
About the Voltage Awards
The Voltage Awards celebrate the ever-increasing role that technology plays in the business community and the impact the technology sector will have on economic growth. The program recognizes leading technology innovators and implementers. These are organizations that are developing new technologies that improve operational efficiencies (technology innovators) and organizations that are using technology to enhance their competitive advantage (technology implementers). Each year, an independent committee of local business leaders selects finalists based on the quality of nominations submitted. The Voltage award finalists are profiled in the May/June issue of SmartCEO magazine and celebrated at an awards reception in May, where the winners are announced live.