Hyla Fritsch, PharmD, CPh
Associate Vice President, Executive Director of Clinic Operations and Pharmacy Services
Dr. Hyla Fritsch serves as the Associate Vice President, Executive Director of Clinic and Pharmacy Services for the Health Care District of Palm Beach County. She oversees operations of the District’s C. L. Brumback Primary Care Clinics, a network of ten Federally Qualified Health Centers that provides medical, dental, behavioral health and pharmacy services for adults and children. The Brumback Clinics also operate three Mobile Health Clinics for COVID-19 testing and the homeless population. Dr. Fritsch played a key role in operationalizing Palm Beach County’s drive-thru testing site at the FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, along with five other test sites at the Brumback Clinics, which offer COVID-19 testing to people of all ages.
In her prior role as the Director of Pharmacy Services, Dr. Fritsch worked diligently to increase workflow efficiency and productivity while simultaneously decreasing operational costs and prescription errors. Under Dr. Fritsch’s leadership, the Pharmacy program developed an integrated system with a focus on the application of new technology and standards of clinical practice.
Dr. Fritsch has been with the Health Care District since graduating from Nova Southeastern University with her Doctorate of Pharmacy degree in 2006, at which time she began her career as the Pharmacy Department Manager of the Delray Beach Health Care District Pharmacy. She is also a licensed consultant pharmacist.
While raising her young daughter, Dr. Fritsch attended Nova Southeastern University from 2002 to 2006 where she completed her pharmacy doctorate degree. Her academic excellence granted her membership in the prestigious Rho Chi Honor Society. Subsequently, Dr. Fritsch published many professional journal articles focusing on pharmacy information databases and informatics, direct to consumer pharmaceutical advertising, and language access services in pharmacy environments.
Dr. Fritsch is also active with county emergency management activities and acts as the Chief Dispenser for Palm Beach County for all hazard events. She is an active member of several national pharmacy organizations and works closely with Federal, State, and County programs to ensure quality pharmaceutical care for the most vulnerable populations of Palm Beach County. In 2017, Dr. Fritsch was awarded the Nova Southeastern University Distinguished Alumni Award.