Jennifer Yowler Named President of PharMerica Corporation

PharMerica, a subsidiary of BrightSpring Health Services, is a national leader in pharmacy services, serving partners in over 3,100 long-term care, senior living, IDD/behavioral health, home infusion, specialty, and hospital management programs with 160+ local pharmacies.

BrightSpring Health Services is the leading provider of complementary home- and community-based health services for complex populations in need of specialized and/or chronic care. 

Yowler has served as PharMerica’s chief financial officer since 2019, playing a lead role in the development and execution of the financial and operational strategy of the company. She takes over for Robert Dries, who is retiring. PharMerica told Louisville Business First that Dries is remaining onboard temporarily as an executive advisor to assist with a smooth transition.

Yowler joined PharMerica following 20 years as a senior healthcare executive. She has  experience in finance and operations at multiple companies in the long-term care and healthcare industry, including PricewaterhouseCoopers, Omnicare and Partners Pharmacy.

BrightSpring provide services that high-need patients and clients require: supportive care, clinical and pharmacy solutions. These services include home health care, hospice and home care to seniors, long-term specialty care to behavioral and neurorehabilitation populations, and pharmacy therapy management to patients across many settings.

BrightSpring’s pharmacy brands include PharMerica, Amerita Specialty Infusion Services, OnePoint Patient Care, Pharmacy Alternatives by PharMerica, Onco360 Oncology Pharmacy, and Advanced Home Infusion.


Takeaway: PharMerica ensures the cornerstones of its care delivery system – medication availability, cost containment & reduction, and compliance and education – are represented