Introducing Genoveva “Hennie” Garza, MS. Pharm, R.Ph. as Vice President of Clinical Operations
It is with great pleasure that we announce that Genoveva “Hennie” Garza, MS.Pharm, R.Ph., has joined Hospice Pharmacy Solutions as vice president of clinical operations. In this role, Hennie will lead our team of clinical pharmacists in fulfilling our mission to provide clients with the resources and support that allows you to focus on the needs of your patients.
Hennie has more than 25 years of experience as a practicing pharmacist, with significant experience in long term care and palliative clinical support. She is a professor of pharmacy at Texas Tech University’s Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy, where she serves as a preceptor and adjunct faculty in geriatrics. As part of this position, Hennie is responsible for coordinating all aspects of experiential clerkships, including scheduling of students at nursing facilities.
Prior to joining HPS, Hennie served as manager, clinical pharmacist preceptor at DaVita Rx where she was responsible for providing clinical pharmacy expertise as a member of several interdisciplinary case management teams. The role included using principles of transitions in care, medication reconciliation and identification of medication-related problems to be acted on by nurse case managers. She also hosted weekly calls and webinars to provide educational support to care teams.
Throughout Hennie’s career, she has held positions in clinical and operational settings and in managed care and specialty environments. Some of her many skills and specialties include long term care and geriatrics, clinical pharmacy, de-prescribing, pharmacy cost containment and transition of care services. She is an active member of the pharmacy community, serving on the board of directors of the Texas Pharmacy Foundation and as a member of the planning committee for Texas American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) and Texas Geriatrics Society/Texas Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care.
In the coming weeks, you will hear more from Hennie as she introduces herself to clients, but in the interim, we have put together the attached PDF to provide you additional information about Hennie, including her contact information.
As always, please feel free to reach out to anyone on our team, including Hennie, if you need anything. We’re here to help!