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Steven Hopp's Journey of Passion, Community, and Healthcare Innovation

Steven Hopp, a pharmacist and owner of Rutland Medical Pharmacy, shares his inspiration into the world of healthcare and pharmacy ownership.

<who>Photo Credit: Steven Hopp

Motivated by the desire to improve lives and contribute to the community, Hopp reflects on his experience and the positive changes he has witnessed.

Expressing his passion for healthcare, Hopp says, "I have always wanted to do something in healthcare, something where there is an opportunity to improve people’s lives and the community around me."

Having been based in Rutland for two years, Hopp notes the significant growth in the area during this short period. He sees Rutland evolving into a multicultural, open, and friendly community, making it a desirable place for families.

He further highlights his fondness of the community and customers, emphasizing the welcoming atmosphere. He values the relationships built, stating, "It almost feels like I have been welcomed into the families of some of our customers."

<who>Photo Credit: Steven Hopp

Rutland's diversity is what makes it special. From blue-collar workers to business owners and professionals, the community's hardworking nature, friendliness, and pride create a unique environment he calls "Rutland Proud."

He envisions improved access to healthcare, mental health support, and various services within the community. Rutland Medical Pharmacy aims to contribute by providing virtual care, efficient prescription services, and a welcoming healthcare environment.

“We have so much more time to talk to our customers than I did in my past life in a big box pharmacy...making a difference has always been my goal.”

At Rutland Medical Pharmacy they have the resources to do vaccines and fill prescriptions quickly, on a walk in basis, and to offer pharmacist prescribing and refill services to our full scope.

Growing up in small towns, Steven appreciates Rutland's growing yet community-oriented atmosphere. He believes small towns offer unique opportunities to get involved and make a real difference, a sentiment that motivates him to enhance the pharmacy experience for everyone.

To learn more about Rutland Medical Pharmacy and their services, visit their wesbite:

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