Covetrus Expands Prescription Management Relationship with National Veterinary Associates

October 16, 2019

Named a preferred partner for prescription management services for their network of nearly 600 hospitals

PORTLAND, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 16, 2019-- Covetrus (NASDAQ: CVET), a global leader in animal-health technology and services, announced that it has been named a preferred prescription management partner for National Veterinary Associates (NVA), one of the largest owner and operators of veterinary hospitals in the United States.

Serving as a preferred partner, NVA will endorse the Covetrus prescription management platform to their rapidly growing network of nearly 600 practices across the United States.

“We have seen firsthand how using Covetrus’ prescription management platform can improve compliance and drive financial success,” said Erik Philipp, senior director of category management at NVA. “With this expanded partnership, we are looking forward to giving our hospitals and clients more convenient options to get the medications our patients need.”

"We are very enthusiastic about this enhanced relationship with NVA and continuing our successful collaboration with a growing number of their existing practices," said Georgia Wraight, senior vice president and president, Covetrus Global Prescription Management. “As we continuously invest in new technology, workflow and capabilities to make prescription management easier, we are excited about the significant opportunities to better help thousands of NVA veterinarians drive improved compliance and better practice health.”

Covetrus’ prescription management platform, which is deeply integrated into the veterinary practice management software workflow, leverages insight and analytics, client engagement services and integrated pharmacy services to improve medical compliance. By working directly with veterinary practices to manage gaps in care, Covetrus is empowering veterinarians with insights and tools to create new revenue opportunities, enhance their client relationships and improve quality of care.

About Covetrus 
Covetrus is a global animal-health technology and services company dedicated to empowering veterinary practice partners to drive improved health and financial outcomes. We’re bringing together products, services, and technology into a single platform that connects our customers to the solutions and insights they need to work best. Our passion for the well-being of animals and those who care for them drives us to advance the world of veterinary medicine. Covetrus is headquartered in Portland, Maine, with more than 5,500 employees, serving over 100,000 customers around the globe. For more information about Covetrus visit

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