FORT GORDON, Ga. (WFXG) - U.S. Army Major Oana Rujan is originally from Romania, but says being able to serve as a U.S. soldier means everything to her.

“I’m fortunate to be able to serve our beneficiaries that have sacrificed so much for our great country and it is truly a blessing to be a part of that,” Rujan said.  

Before joining the Army, Major Rujan worked as a pharmacist.  So it was only fitting to carry that role into her military life.  

Rujan said. “I worked at Fort Jackson, South Carolina as the Deputy Chief there. Now I am the chief of the department at Eisenhower Medical Center.”

Major Rujan has only been stationed at Fort Gordon for eight months, but she has already made big changes to operations in the pharmacy. 

“I've been able to enhance access to care by allowing our beneficiaries to access their prescriptions remotely," Rujan said.  

Patients can now send a text message to order prescriptions.  But that is not the only change Rujan implemented.  

Rujan said, “Additionally, we have just launched our new scripts center."  "Which allows our beneficiaries to call in their refills and pick them up 24/7 here in the pharmacy lobby.”

Once a beneficiary is registered for the program, their prescriptions are placed inside a locker to be picked up at any time.  

“You are not waiting on your prescription, your prescription is waiting on you," Rujan said.  

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