Fruth Pharmacy Hosts Congressman Bill Johnson
GALLIPOLIS, Ohio – On August 31st, Fruth Pharmacy, on 2nd Avenue, in Gallipolis received a visit from Congressman Bill Johnson of the 6th Congressional District in Ohio.
A first term congressman, Johnson expressed interest in touring Fruth Pharmacy. Johnson desired to achieve a better understanding of issues for retail pharmacies and healthcare needs of patients in his rural Ohio district.
Lynne Fruth, President and Chairman of the Board, discussed Johnson’s request to visit with the staff, “It is important that lawmakers understand the needs of our customers and the needs that locally owned pharmacies face in order to provide superior service to the patient. We were more than happy to welcome Congressman Johnson to tour the pharmacy. ”
Fruth, along with Craig Kimble, Director of Pharmacy, and staff pharmacist Nick Hopkins were able to meet with Johnson during the duration of his visit to answer questions and introduce him to staff members.
Hopkins gave Johnson a detailed tour of the pharmacy process. Johnson watched pharmacy staff members process insurance, fill a prescription, check for drug interactions, verify the prescription, and discuss important information with patients.
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