Brooksville, Florida (February 1, 2020) Mr. Gautam Thakkar, Founder/Owner of the Pine Brook Pharmacy chain of community pharmacies is the newest member of the Patient & Community Advisory Council for Premier Community HealthCare. Premier is a non-profit Community Health Center that offers medical, dental, behavioral health and supplemental health care services for every stage of life. For over 40 years Premier Community HealthCare has been committed to meeting the needs of our surrounding communities and providing high-quality compassionate care through highly qualified and compassionate healthcare professionals.
Premier Community HealthCare’s Patient & Community Advisory Council launched in 2020 to increase community engagement and bring a wide variety of expertise and community advisors together to help build awareness, advise on new and expanded services and ultimately to help fulfill the mission of Premier, ensuring ‘accessible healthcare services for all’.
The Advisory Council is authorized by the Board of Directors and will serve at the pleasure of the governing body. The Advisory Council shall have no legal responsibilities and is formed to give advice and recommendations to the board and management of Premier.
Pine Brook Pharmacy is a community based independent chain of pharmacies with four convenient locations throughout Hernando County. The pharmacy offers numerous services others don’t such as…24/7 Pharmacist, home prescription pickup & delivery, bedside delivery at local hospitals, a customized Medpack and delivery system where they sort, organize and package all your medications plus FREE diabetic test supplies, to name just a few.
- The key to their success is living by the motto of absolute service offered up by Mahatma Gandhi, “A customer is the most important visitor on our premises. He is not dependent on us. We are dependent on him. He is not an interruption of our work. He is the purpose of it. He is not an outsider of our business. He is part of it. We are not doing him a favor by serving him. He is doing us a favor by giving us the opportunity to do so.”
- Gautam Thakkar is the founder and owner of the chain of pharmacies and continues to look for new avenues to serve his clients more each day. Additional services standout such as free in-home consultations, free dose reminders, compounding, Spanish speaking pharmacist, labeling in Spanish and of course they accept all major insurance companies.
- The locations of the stores are: 14111 Cortez Blvd. (drive-thru), 11373 Cortez Blvd. (inside Oak Hill Hospital), 5340 Spring Hill Drive (by Access Healthcare) and 10507 Spring Hill Drive (four corners).
- They may be reached by calling 352-610-4347, by email to Gautam@Pinebrookpharmacy.com or by website: www.pinebrookpharmacy.com.
Premier Community HealthCare Group is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that operates Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC’s) dedicated to providing accessible healthcare for all. With 10 conveniently located offices throughout Pasco & Hernando Counties to serve patients, Premier provides a full range of comprehensive primary care medical services that include Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Dental, Behavioral Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology. Premier has been committed to serving the medically underserved areas with its long-standing presence in Pasco County since 1979. Premier is one of more than 1,400 community health centers nationwide created by federal legislation that provides some funding for the facilities. The centers are required by law to cater to medically underserved populations.