Ken Sternfeld is the Founder of RXVIP Concierge, a network of Concierge Care Providers (CSP) who work collaboratively with physicians and other health providers, right in their offices to deliver value-based services at the Point of Care with an innovative Wellness Prescription CheckUp that includes Pharmacogenetic (PGx) Testing and Chronic Care Management
Ken is the co-host of the new “PGx for Pharmacists” segment of the Pharmacy Podcast Network, focusing on how Pharmacists, PharmDs and Students of Pharmacy can incorporate Pharmacogenetic (PGx) Testing into Care Coordination and Chronic Care Management Medication Services.
Ken is an advocate for Caregiver Support Services (CSS) a “grassroot” non-profit organization with a 501 (c )(3) tax exempt status to help raise awareness to the fact that over 125,000 patients die each year as a result of experiencing an Adverse Drug Reaction to their medications. Ken helps educate professionals in our industry, by conducting Pharmacists As Caregivers – Sunday Conversations, nationally, to help promote setting up benchmark programs and services for family and professional caregivers. so their loved ones will be able to get a Pharmacogenetic (PGx) test done at their own physician. Ken helps market an innovative patient-centric letter along with a blank prescription form, that patients can take to their doctor and get tested.
Ken has been featured in Pharmacy Today as Provider of the Month as well as being interviewed for several Pharmacy Times articles over the years as the RXVIP Concierge Pharmacist model has evolved. Ken is a member of APHA and sits on several committees plus is a member of PSSNY, as an advocate for independent pharmacy owners. Ken also mentors PharmD candidates as preceptor for several Colleges of Pharmacy & Universities
Over the years as a Pharmacist at CVS Health, Ken won the prestigious Paragon Award, two years in a row, plus was selected for their management Emerging Leader program. He earned his B.S. in Pharmacy from St Johns University, graduating in 1979 when he became licensed RPh in New York.
Ken lives in Westbury, New York with his wife Ronni of close to 40 years. They have two married daughters, Amy & Emily, plus two beautiful grandchildren, Max & Blake who light up their lives.