San Diego, CA – June 1, 2012 – MedVantx today announced that Founder and Chief Executive Officer Robert Feeney was named a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012 program in the San Diego Region. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Mr. Feeney was selected from among numerous nominations by a panel of independent judges. Awards will be presented at a special gala on June 13, 2012 at the Hyatt Aventine, La Jolla.
Now in its 26th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 140 cities in more than 50 countries throughout the world.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur Of The Year Program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur Of The Year Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 17, 2012. The awards are the culminating event of the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored in the United States by SAP America and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. In San Diego, sponsors include Marsh, UnionBank, ADP, COX Business, The Daily Transcript, Scherzer International, Citrus, and Dr. & Mrs. J. Robert Beyster.
MedVantx is an innovative consumer medication management and delivery company committed to streamlining access, reducing costs and providing highly relevant information to benefit patients, physicians, health plans, employers and manufacturers. The MedVantx platform is a fully automated / integrated point of care to consumer home delivery channel focused on increasing the quality and cost effectiveness of the last non-managed pharmaceutical channel – the physician’s office sample closet. The Company’s consumer medication management platform includes free initial prescription and over-the-counter medication therapy at the point of care; a consumer helpline providing drug information, adherence management and reimbursement assistance and convenient consumer home delivery through its mail order pharmacy. MedVantx has served over 3 million consumers through an integrated network including health plans, manufacturers and more than 3,500 prescribers. For additional information about MedVantx visit www.medvantx.com.
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SOURCE: MedVantx, Inc.