Our Team

The MedHere Today Consulting Staff

 

Richard Logan, Jr., PharmD - MedHere Today, President / Pharmacy Consultant

Dr. Richard Logan (Creighton University, PharmD) has been a practicing pharmacist for 40 years and a community pharmacy owner since 1976.  In addition, he has served as an advisor for national and regional drug wholesalers, multiple group purchasing organization (GPOs or buying groups) boards, and has most recently been speaking nationally on the subjects of medication adherence and transitions of care.  In his presentations, Richard draws from personal experiences in the three pharmacies he owns and manages in Southeast Missouri.  Over the past decade, Richard has overseen the transformation of two of the family pharmacies into clinically focused, quality based practice sites, and also the recent opening of the third pharmacy location. 

 

Tripp Logan, PharmD - MedHere Today, Vice President / Pharmacy Consultant

Dr. Tripp Logan (UMKC, PharmD) joined his father in community pharmacy practice in 2002.  Together they currently own and manage three pharmacies in Southeast Missouri.  Tripp is a practicing community pharmacist and a nationally recognized speaker and authority on community pharmacy performance on quality metrics, and their impact on Health Plans and the CMS Star Rating Program.  For the past several years, Tripp and his pharmacy team have implemented and tested pharmacy quality management strategies in community pharmacies and health plans, focusing on adherence, medication safety (HRM), appropriate medication use (B/P Statin use in Diabetes; Asthma), and MTM (CMR completion rate).  They have conducted quality measure research, most recently looking at the impact community pharmacists have on HRM change rates based on their recommendations to prescribing physicians.  He has developed modules for identifying patients who are at risk of low adherence, and a method of implementing and rewarding pharmacies who have CMR completion rates above national average.    

Dr. Logan has a long history of service in quality measure development leadership within the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA).  Currently at PQA, he is serving a 3 year appointment on the Quality Metrics Expert Panel (QMEP),  and is a member of the PQA Measure Advisement Group.  In 2015, Dr. Logan served as Co-Chairman of a PQA Measure Development Team, and in 2014 was Co-Chairman of Adherence Workgroup B, charged with the creation and oversight of the measure “Statin Use in Persons with Diabetes”.  

Dr. Logan is a registered pharmacist in the state of Missouri and currently practices at L & S Pharmacy and Medical Arts Pharmacy.   Tripp  is NCPA’s Board Liaison to the Pharmacy Quality Alliance, is a NCPA Innovation Center Board Member, a Community Pharmacy Enhanced Service Network (CPESN-USA) National Luminary, the 2014 NCPA Outstanding Adherence Practitioner of the Year Award recipient, and is Senior Quality Consultant and Partner at MedHere Today Consulting.

 

Steve Hatfield - MedHere Today, COO / Pharmacy Consultant

Steve Hatfield received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Arkansas. Steve is a member partner of MedHere Today, overseeing operations at their Nashville, TN headquarters. Steve has almost 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. He started in pharmaceutical sales in 1986 as a Territory Accounts Manager for independent pharmacy. In 1998 Steve became the President/COO of the Tennessee Pharmacy Coalition (TPC). Steve was in charge of all purchasing contracts for 586 independent pharmacies in 22 states. Steve also started a PSAO and negotiated third party contracts for the independent pharmacies. It was during this time that Steve and Dr. Richard Logan began working closely together. In 2006, Steve moved into the role of President of the National Independent Pharmacy Coalition. Knowing the work the Logans were doing with community pharmacies, Steve brought his knowledge and experience to MedHere Today and became a partner in the organization in 2010. Given his extensive industry knowledge, Steve consults with MedHere Today client pharmacies on a number of pharmacy industry related items including medication adherence, medication therapy management, and pharmacy program compliance. Most recently, Steve has worked with health plan network pharmacies to benchmark and assist in outcomes based health plan program success. This work has included both onsite and offsite pharmacy assessment and assistance.