Independent Living Systems Hosts Ribbon cutting for New Pharmacy to Provide Comprehensive Care, Home Delivery to Miami Area Seniors

"We are excited to open the first ILS pharmacy in Miami and share our unique patient-centered care approach to medication with our most vulnerable patients and families."

Nestor Plana

Chairman & CEO of ILS

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Lucio Guerrero


Miami, FL, Dec. 21st, 2023 – Independent Living Systems recently held a ribbon cutting for the first ILS pharmacy, a new pharmacy solution that provides comprehensive services to ensure safe, on-time, and accurate prescriptions and over-the-counter medication delivery to Miami's senior living community.

ILS' pharmacy is a partnership that combines the expertise of Independent Living Systems, a leading provider of health and social services for complex populations in the Medicare, Medicaid, and Dual-Eligible markets, with pharmacy expert PharMerica, a leading national pharmacy services provider.

"We are excited to open the first ILS pharmacy in Miami and share our unique patient-centered care approach to medication with our most vulnerable patients and families", said Nestor Plana, Chairman and CEO of independent Living Systems. "An independent living pharmacy goes beyond simply providing traditional medication services- it delivers exceptional care to senior living communities, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living centers, and individuals who choose to age in the comfort of their own home."

"At our pharmacy, our commitment is to provide value beyond medication to Miami's senior living community", said Allen Whisler, Senior Director at the facility. "We are thrilled to implement our new hands-on, innovative approach to medication management to significantly improve the health outcomes of the seniors we serve and become the go-to, trusted pharmacy for safe and accurate medications."

The pharmacy launch is a larger ILS commitment to home care services after recently being licensed as a Home Medical Equipment Provider, meaning that it can provide critical durable medical equipment for the home to partnering health care organizations and the general public, and expanding its home health business.

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About Independent Living Systems: 

Independent Living Systems (ILS) is a Florida-based company providing a comprehensive range of turnkey payer services to managed care organizations and health care providers that provide care and social services to complex populations in the Medicare, Medicaid, and Dual-Eligible markets. The company also owns and operates Florida Community Care, Florida’s only statewide Medicaid long-term care provider service network, as well as Florida Complete Care, a Medicare Advantage special needs plan for people who live in a nursing home, an assisted living facility, or live at home and have complex health issues that require more coordinated and comprehensive care.

About PharMerica:

PharMerica is a leading provider of institutional, community- and home-based pharmacy services. The company serves the long-term care, senior living, hospital, home infusion, hospice, behavioral, specialty and oncology pharmacy markets. PharMerica operates over 180 long-term care, home infusion, and specialty pharmacies in 50 states. PharMerica is a customer- and patient-focused organization serving health care providers, such as skilled nursing facilities, senior living communities, and hospitals, as well as individuals with behavioral needs, individuals with infusion therapy needs, seniors receiving in-home care, and patients with cancer. The company provides highly reliable, accurate medication delivery and support services to approximately 350,000 individuals a day with unmated service reliability, cost containment solutions, and clinical, regulatory, and educational support for its clients and the residents. For more information, visit Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.