PharmScript expands into Kansas with pharmacy acquisition

PharmScript, a Somerset-based pharmacy provider, announced Mondy it has acquired UVANTA Kansas City, a long-term care pharmacy located in Kansas City, Kansas.

The deal will build on PharmScript’s continued national expansion and further its footprint in the Midwest, it said.

Its new Kansas location, which is its 17th pharmacy, will be located at 11144 Renner Blvd. in Lenexa.

“We are thrilled to announce the next step in our strategic expansion plan,” PharmScript CEO Michael Segal said. “This acquisition adds to PharmScript an established, experienced local operation in the heart of the Midwest. With this new team, PharmScript will continue to provide top-quality service to some of the leading long-term care facilities in Kansas and Missouri while bringing innovative technologies and capabilities to enhance this service.”

As part of the deal, Kevin Kentfield has been named vice president of customer experience and growth.

“I am incredibly excited to be a part of this PharmScript team, and I’m looking forward to contributing to the already impressive growth at PharmScript over the past several years,”  Kentfield said. “I’m excited to kick-off the Midwest expansion and start pushing into new markets.”