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    George Bell
    Senior Operations Manager
    (224) 480-7413

    AbbVie is a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company formed in 2013 following separation from Abbott Laboratories. The company's mission is to use its expertise, dedicated people and unique approach to innovation to develop and market advanced therapies that address some of the world's most complex and serious diseases. Together with its wholly-owned subsidiary, Pharmacyclics, AbbVie employs more than 28,000 people worldwide and markets medicines in more than 170 countries. For further information on the company and its people, portfolio and commitments, please visit Follow @abbvie on Twitter or view careers on our Facebook or LinkedIn page.

    MedImpact Healthcare Systems, Inc.
    Verona Macdonell
    Director of Marketing Communications
    (858) 566-2727

    MedImpact Healthcare Systems, Inc. (, founded in 1989 and headquartered in San Diego, Calif., is a full-service pharmacy benefit management (PBM) company that combines subject matter expertise with innovative technology and services to deliver better healthcare outcomes and improve its clients’ positions in the market. MedImpact provides PBM services to 47 million members of health plans, hospitals and employers in the U.S. and abroad. MedImpact’s model is unique: avoiding conflict of interest by deriving revenue from effectively managing client pharmacy benefits rather than dispensing drugs.

    Merck & Co., Inc.
    Stephen Wozny
    Associate Director, Advocacy and Professional Affairs
    (267) 305-0179

    Today's Merck is a global healthcare leader working to help the world be well. Merck is known as MSD outside the United States and Canada. Through our prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies, and consumer care and animal health products, we work wtih customers and operate in more than 140 countries to deliver innovative health solutions. We also demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to healthcare through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships. For more information, visit

    Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
    Evan Colman
    Director, Enterprise Access Strategy & Implementation
    (862) 778-8764

    Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation is committed to improving health and quality of life by focusing on the discovery, development, manufacture and marketing of innovative, effective and safe prescription medications. Key therapeutic areas include Cardiovascular, Endocrine & Respiratory Diseases, Gastroenterology; Central Nervous System Disorders; Dermatology; Oncology/Hematology; Rheumatism/Bone & Hormone Replacement Therapy and Transplantation. Located in East Hanover, NJ, Novartis Pharmaceuticals is an affiliate of Novartis AG, a world leader in Healthcare in more than 140 countries with core businesses in pharmaceuticals, consumer health, generics, eyecare, and animal health.

    Linh Terriet
    Director, Medical Outcomes Specialist
    (904) 372-7090

    As one of the world’s leading healthcare companies, Pfizer has developed and brought to market medicines for humans and animals for over 150 years. Our portfolio includes more category-leading medicines than any other company – treatments that are helping countless people everyday to ease arthritis and nerve pain, manage depression, fight diabetes and cancer and control hypertension. Our portfolio of innovative medicines currently includes treatments for more than a dozen disease areas and we are targeting unmet medical needs through state-of-the-art research and development. We know that healthcare is more than a business—it’s a mission-and our products can only help people if they can get them. That’s why we are deeply committed to enhancing access to high-quality healthcare. This year, through innovative partnership programs, Pfizer is giving product donations for patients in need around the world and building the infrastructure necessary to ensure that the medicines get to those who need it most. The value of medicine. The benefits of research. The commitment to help meet the needs of those in need. At Pfizer, we dedicate ourselves to humanity’s quest for longer, healthier, happier lives through innovation in pharmaceutical, consumer and animal health products.

    Purdue Pharma, L.P.
    Rupa Shah
    Director, Medical Science Liaison
    (949) 861-8396

    Purdue Pharma L.P. develops and provides prescription medicines that meet the evolving needs of healthcare professionals, patients, and caregivers. We were founded by physicians and we are currently led by a physician. Beyond our efforts to provide quality medications, Purdue is committed to supporting national, regional and local collaborations to drive innovations in patient care. Privately held, Purdue is pursuing a pipeline of new medications and technologies through internal research & development and strategic industry partnerships.

    Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.
    David Cogan
    Director of Operations, Managed Markets
    (908) 992-6943

    Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., headquartered in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, is the U.S. subsidiary of Japan-based Daiichi Sankyo Co., Ltd., one of the twenty largest pharmaceutical companies in the world and a global leader in pharmaceutical innovation since 1899. The company is dedicated to the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative medicines that improve the lives of patients throughout the world. The primary focus of Daiichi Sankyo’s research and development is Oncology The company is also pursuing the discovery of new medicines in the areas of glucose metabolic disorders, infectious diseases, cancer, bone and joint diseases, and immune disorders. For more information, visit

    Michael Capaldi
    Head, Public Affairs, Oncology, Consumer Health
    (610) 730-3344

    Life is a health journey, with ups and downs, which can be big or small, lifelong or momentary. We, at Sanofi, are there for those challenges, by the side of people as a health journey partner. We believe that empowering individuals, the community and healthcare professionals to promote and practice self-care, will lead to people all over the world being healthier. Our self-care solutions cover cough and cold, allergies, digestive health, nutritionals and pain care. With the development of more sedentary lifestyles, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases have become global public health issues. As a journey partner, our purpose is to help people with diabetes and cardiovascular diseases improve their quality of life. We have a strong heritage in oncology and are committed to finding new pathways to treat people affected by the disease and improve their quality of life. We, at Sanofi, believe that open innovation will help develop new approaches and expertise to discover targeted treatments against cancer.

    Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Allison Whitney
    Sr. Project Coordinator, Managed Markets
    (508) 357-7745

    At Sunovion, patients are at the center of everything we do. We are creating innovative psychiatric, neurological and respiratory therapies that help transform people's lives, while at the same time we are playing an increasingly active role in the future of global health. Our Mission is to broadly contribute to society through value creation based on innovative research and development activities for the betterment of health care and fuller lives of people worldwide. Our Vision is to lead the way to a healthier world and Our Values are to serve and create value for patients; act with the highest standards; trust and empower our people; align, collaborate and win as one team.

    Astellas Pharma US, Inc.
    Steve Steinhagen
    Associate Director, Operations: Health Systems
    (847) 317-8880

    Launched in April 2005, Astellas was formed by the historical merger of Japan’s third and fifth largest pharmaceutical companies- Yamanouchi, founded in 1923, and Fujisawa, founded in 1894. Created from a partnership of two respected, leading global companies, Astellas is built on a strategic platform focused in select therapeutic areas: Cardiology, Dermatology, Immunology, Infectious Disease, Oncology and Urology. Within each therapeutic area, Astellas focuses on unsurpassed science and building networks of trust among physicians, patients and partners. Key strategic products include: Prograf, VESIcare, Lexiscan, Adenoscan, Protopic, Amevive, AmBisome and Mycamine.

    Doug Fernandes
    VP, Payer Marketing & Strategic Pricing
    (862) 261-7000

    Allergan, Inc. is a global specialty pharmaceutical company that develops and commercializes innovative products for the eye care, neuromodulator, skin care, obesity and other specialty markets. In addition to its discovery-to-development research programs, Allergan has global marketing and sales capabilities in over 100 countries that deliver value to our customers, satisfy unmet medical needs and improve people’s lives. Driven by technology and innovation, Allergan addresses the needs of consumers across the world with over 8,000 employees worldwide, 4 world-class Research and Development facilities and 5 state-of-the-art manufacturing plants.

    Lilly USA, LLC
    Heather Pitschka
    Professional Relations
    (317) 276-2000

    Lilly, a leading innovation-driven corporation, is developing a growing portfolio of first-in-class and best-in-class pharmaceutical products by applying the latest research from its own worldwide laboratories and from collaborations with eminent scientific organizations. Headquarted in Indianapolis, IN, Lilly provides answers – through medicines and information – for some of the world’s most urgent medical needs.

    Pamella Burke
    Executive Assistant
    (201) 746-2010

    ~ Satisfying diverse healthcare needs around the world ~ Around the world there are still many diseases for which no effective treatments exist and many patients who do not have adequate access to the medicines they need. As a global pharmaceutical company addressing these unmet medical needs, Eisai is committed to making contributions to better healthcare for patients and their families around the world through its business activities.

    Gary A. Loeber
    (847) 559-3817

    CVS is headquartered in Woonsocket, RI, the largest pharmacy health care provider in the U.S. and has integrated offerings across the spectrum of pharmacy care that involves more than 246,000 colleagues across all 50 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and Brazil. Millions of times a day, we’re helping people on their path to better health—from advising on prescriptions to helping manage chronic and specialty conditions. Because we’re present in so many moments, big and small, we have an active, supportive role in shaping the future of health care

    Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
    Alma Howard
    Director Midwest Region Value Access & Payment
    (954) 240-1747

    Our company’s mission is to extend and enhance human life by providing the highest-quality pharmaceutical and related health care products. We pledge – to our patients and customers, to our employees and partners, to our shareholders and neighbors, and to the world we serve – to act on our belief that the priceless ingredient of every product is the honor and integrity of its maker. Aligned with our mission, Bristol-Myers Squibb Managed Markets team is dedicated to supporting the important role managed care plays in extending and enhancing human life.

    Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Kristen Binaso
    Director, Patient Advocacy and Professional Relations
    (203) 798-5758

    The Boehringer Ingelheim group is one of the world’s 20 leading pharmaceutical companies. Headquartered in Ingelheim, Germany, it operates globally with 145 affiliates and more than 44,000 employees. Since it was founded in 1885, the family-owned company has been committed to researching, developing, manufacturing and marketing novel medications of high therapeutic value for human and veterinary medicine. As a central element of its culture, Boehringer Ingelheim has a demonstrated commitment to corporate social responsibility. Involvement in social projects, caring for employees and their families, and providing equal opportunities for all employees form the foundation of the global operations. Mutual cooperation and respect, as well as environmental protection and sustainability are intrinsic factors in all of Boehringer Ingelheim’s endeavors. In 2011, Boehringer Ingelheim achieved net sales of about $17.1 billion (13.2 billion euro). R&D expenditure in the business area Prescription Medicines corresponds to 23.5% of its net sales. For more information, please visit and follow us on Twitter at

    Sarah Egerhei
    Sr. Manager, Payer Marketing

    Through cutting-edge science and medicine, Biogen discovers, develops and delivers to patients worldwide innovative therapies for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases, hematologic conditions and autoimmune disorders. Founded in 1978, Biogen is one of the world’s oldest independent biotechnology companies and patients worldwide benefit from its leading multiple sclerosis and innovative hemophilia therapies. For product labeling, press releases and additional information about the company, please visit

    Rameshwari Gupta

    (215) 962-8260

    Mylan is one of the world’s leading generics and specialty pharmaceutical companies, providing products to customers in more than 150 countries and territories. The company maintains one of the industry’s broadest and highest quality product portfolios, which is regularly bolstered by an innovative and robust product pipeline.

    Becton, Dickinson & Co. (BD)
    Raymond Jacobus
    Market Access Leader - East
    (201) 847-4259

    BD is a leading global medical technology company that serves healthcare institutions, life science researchers, clinical laboratories, industry and the general public. BD manufactures and sells a broad range of medical supplies, devices, laboratory equipment and diagnostic products. The company focuses strategically on achieving growth in three worldwide business segments - BD Medical, BD Diagnostics and BD Biosciences. BD employs approximately 29,000 associates worldwide in 212 locations in 50 countries. For the fiscal year ended September 30, 2010, BD's revenues rose to $7.372 billion. BD was founded as a partnership in 1897 and incorporated in 1906. BD became a publicly held company in 1962. The stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange with the symbol BDX. BD is dedicated to producing solutions - and the best solution of all is reflected in its corporate purpose, helping all people live healthy lives.

    Kristy Cayot
    Marketing Manager
    (816) 843-5832

    DST Pharmacy Solutions helps health plans optimize the value in pharmacy benefits and improve clinical outcomes for their members, improve financial performance, reduce administrative burdens, and manage compliance requirements. Our flexible administrative platform supports and operationalizes all plan types including Commercial, Medicare, Medicaid, and HIM plans, which helps to reduce the resources needed to manage multiple systems, data silos, and vendors. Our deep experience in data management and advanced analytics combine with clinical expertise to create convergent solutions that help transform and support coordinated care models and improve physician, pharmacy, and member alignment.

    Teva Pharmaceuticals
    Travis Kenney
    Associate Director, Channel Strategy
    (913) 777-3000

    Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA) is a leading global pharmaceutical company, committed to increasing access to high-quality healthcare by developing, producing and marketing affordable generic drugs as well as innovative and specialty pharmaceuticals and active pharmaceutical ingredients. Headquartered in Israel, Teva is the world's leading generic drug maker, with a global product portfolio of more than 1,000 molecules, sold in more than 100 countries, and with a direct presence in about 60 countries. Teva's specialty medicine businesses focus on CNS, including pain, respiratory, and oncology therapeutic areas as well as biologics.

    David Calabrese
    VP, Clinical Services & Chief Pharmacy Officer
    (224) 231-1813

    OptumRx® is a pharmacy care services company with a flexible and innovative approach. Our combined company now connects more than 65 million Americans to improved care, lower costs and a better health care experience. Most traditional PBMs focus on distributing prescriptions and managing pharmacy costs. Our diverse and unique resources enable OptumRx to go beyond the prescription — and help our customers and members reduce total health care costs and improve health.

    Matthew Sarnes
    Senior Vice President, Xcenda
    (727) 771-4100 x4024

    Xcenda is a premier full-service consultancy and leading managed markets agency whose experienced consulting team helps manufacturers identify, demonstrate, and deliver their brand’s value proposition to all healthcare stakeholders. For 15 years, Xcenda has been an essential partner, offering both strategic guidance and field support, to global pharmaceutical, device, and diagnostic companies, as well as emerging pre-commercialization phase firms. Clients who partner with Xcenda access marketers, health outcomes researchers, epidemiologists, reimbursement strategists, market research experts, managed care decision makers, and clinicians who bring a breadth of expertise across payer, provider, and patient segments. In addition, as Xcenda is part of AmerisourceBergen Corporation, our clients benefit from greater access to an integrated and comprehensive range of specialty distribution and commercialization support services.

    Thomas Perkins

    (770) 970-8372

    UCB Pharma, Inc. is a leading global biopharmaceutical company specializing in the fields of central nervous system disorders, allergy/respiratory diseases, immune and inflammatory disorders and oncology. Please visit our website,, to learn more about our products.

    Apobiologix, a division of ApoPharma USA
    Deirdre Winkle
    Director, Market Access
    (800) 706-5575

    Traditional companies focus their innovative efforts on the discovery of new drugs that save and improve lives. Apobiologix sees a need to go further: to create sustainable health care that doesn't sacrifice quality or patient support. That's why biosimilars also require innovation.Apobiologix is focused on the development of biosimilars that combine the quality and value you need with the level of comprehensive support you expect. Because at Apobiologix, we don't believe that innovation stops at invention.

    Eileen Goldstein
    Senior Director, Strategic Alliance Management
    (908) 238-5646

    Mallinckrodt is a global specialty pharmaceutical company. Focus areas include therapeutic drugs for autoimmune and rare-disease specialty areas along with analgesics and central nervous system drugs for prescribing by office- and hospital-based physicians. Mallinckrodt’s Specialty Pharmaceuticals segment includes branded and specialty generic drugs and active pharmaceutical ingredients.

    Upsher-Smith Laboratories, LLC
    Mike McBride
    VP, Partner Relations
    (763) 315-2173

    Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc., founded in 1919, is a growing, fully integrated pharmaceutical company dedicated to its mission of delivering high-value, high-quality therapies and solutions which measurably improve individuals’ lives. As a family-owned pharmaceutical company, we are able to adapt and thrive in a dynamic healthcare environment. Our world is constantly evolving, and we are continually adapting to the ever-changing needs of patients, physicians, pharmacists, and healthcare organizations. Where there is a need, we will work to deliver solutions that simplify access to treatment, deliver better health outcomes, and enhance life. Upsher-Smith has a particular focus on developing therapies for people living with central nervous system (CNS) conditions, such as seizure disorders. For more information, visit

    United HealthCare Corporation

    RTI Health Solutions
    Shahnaz Khan
    Senior Director, Market Access and Outcomes Strate

    RTI Health Solutions is the place you turn when you need substantiated, authoritative evidence and advice. We are scientists first—academically-trained, credentialed researchers who know how and when to apply the appropriate research methodologies to your real-world applications and situations. We care about doing what’s right and what’s relevant, so you can make good, safe, and timely decisions about your pharmaceutical, medical device, or diagnostic products.

    Prime Therapeutics LLC
    Angela Robinette
    Sponsorship & Events Manager
    (612) 777-6207

    Prime Therapeutics is an independent pharmacy benefit manager that is committed to the health of those we serve. Our "people over profits" approach reflects our privately held heritage. We also believe it produces the best results. Our health care system is fragmented. Instead of working together, doctors, pharmacists, and insurers often focus only on their own pieces of the puzzle. Poor communication and lack of coordination cause errors and create gaps in care. Prime has a different view. Because we are collectively owned by non-profit health plans, we never forget that drugs are part of a bigger picture. We exchange pertinent data and insights with health plans and work with them to coordinate across pharmacy and medical benefits. We leverage our unique connections to deliver programs that lead to the best health outcomes.

    Acorda Therapeutics, Inc.
    Kerry Clem
    Senior Vice President, Sales and Payer Relations
    (914) 326-5132

    Acorda Therapeutics is a biotechnology company developing therapies for spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis and related nervous system disorders. The Company's marketed products include Zanaflex Capsules® (tizanidine hydrochloride), a short-acting drug for the management of spasticity. Acorda filed a New Drug Application (NDA) for its lead clinical product, Fampridine-SR, on January 30, 2009. Clinical trials of Fampridine-SR evaluated its safety and efficacy in improving walking ability in people with MS. The Company's pipeline includes a number of products in development for the treatment, regeneration and repair of the spinal cord and brain.

    Cathy Schulze

    The Access Group is a premier professional services firm specializing in health care communications, management consulting, and selling solutions in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries. MISSION Our mission statement speaks to the heart of what we do as a full-service, integrated health care firm: We are dedicated to producing strategic brand solutions that drive demand across multiple stakeholder channels throughout your product’s lifecycle. We’re strategic, award-winning thinkers who want to solve the challenges of your brand, from market insight and access to comprehensive advertising and selling solutions to professional education. We produce results that matter. To learn more about our company, please visit or contact Seth Gordon, Managing Partner, at (908)508-6700.

    Gary K. Rice
    Executive Vice President Operations
    (810) 768-9863

    Diplomat is the nation’s largest independent specialty pharmacy, bringing personalized medication therapies to people with specialized needs such as oncology, inflammatory and autoimmune conditions, HCV, blood disorders and more. We offer innovative tools to help patients, including starter kits for side-effect management and our proprietary CarePak™ for easy dose tracking. Our systems and skillsets complement patient care—complete benefits investigations, dedicated efforts for prior authorizations and PA appeals, start-to-finish third-party funding assistance and Medicare support. As a teammate in health, we also offer back-end patient support services for national retailers and major hospitals and specialty-care coverage to millions of lives through managed care organizations.

    Kroger Prescription Plans
    Richard Adams
    Vice President, Sales
    (858) 774-2250

    Kroger Prescription Plans (KPP) has been providing comprehensive Pharmacy Benefits Management services since 1993. As an integral part of the Kroger Health team, we offer a multifaceted and holistic approach to patient care. KPP is committed to advancing your organizations’ overall health, reducing costs and improving the effectiveness your health strategy. Our world class client service is both proactive and consultative. Kroger Prescription Plans offers 100% transparent pricing, simple and dependable financial guarantees, patient-focused outcomes, innovative and results oriented clinical initiatives, and cost-minded utilization management. Kroger Prescription Plans’ reach is national, our focus is personal.

    Larry Blandford
    Executive Vice President, Managing Partner
    (212) 686-2650

    Precision for Medicine, headquartered in Bethesda, MD, is a specialized company providing services and infrastructure to support life sciences companies as they develop new products in the age of precision medicine. Precision brings expertise, technology, and project execution to support innovative, patient-centric solutions from discovery through commercialization.
    Precision for Value supports commercial excellence for global pharmaceutical and life sciences clients through the proficient demonstration of product value and outcomes. With locations in New York City, New Jersey, Chicago, Boston, Connecticut, and Indianapolis, Precision for Value’s teams provide clients with services grounded in decades of industry knowledge, demonstrated analytics proficiency, and marketing and communications prowess—making Precision for Value the preferred strategic partner in the industry.
    Precision Advisors combines unrivaled real-world market experience with thought leadership and industry expertise to provide insight, strategy and advice to innovative life science companies. Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Precision Advisors’ unmatched team of expert advisors encompass all areas of the commercialization spectrum including strategy consulting, managed markets, health economics, clinical research and analytics.

    Mirixa Corporation
    Kim Swiger
    Vice President, Product Development
    (703) 865-2031

    Mirixa Corporation is a leading healthcare technology and services company. Mirixa identifies and connects patients with trusted pharmacists and other healthcare providers for individualized medication counseling. Mirixa’s innovative technology and services improve patients’ health and reduce costs.

    Jason Voegele
    Senior Director
    (949) 233-0818

    Alkermes is a fully integrated biopharmaceutical company that applies its scientific expertise and technological know-how to develop innovative medicines designed to yield better therapeutic outcomes for patients with central nervous system (CNS) disorders, including addiction, schizophrenia and depression.

    Aventine Consulting, LLC
    Holly Carlton Trautman
    Chief Operating Officer
    (781) 290-8422

    Aventine is a consulting firm specializing in the development of formulary submission dossiers and economic modeling and comprised of a strategic team of highly experienced managed care pharmacists who understand the needs of the payer audience. Our team leverages our past professional experience on the payer side of the access equation to create dossiers and models that are fit for purpose. We develop scientifically-sound, evidence-based, high-quality deliverables supporting the true value of our clients’ products and have decades of experience communicating to the US payer audience. Our team prides itself on the integrity of our work, the trusted relationships we have forged with our clients, and our high rate of returning customers. Since Aventine’s inception in 2008, our strong reputation as a personable and accountable boutique consulting firm has become one of our greatest professional assets. Ask around – our active client base includes companies of all sizes: from small start-ups, to biotechs, to large pharma companies in the top 5 by global sales revenue. For more information about our services and professional experience, please visit

    Avalere Health, LLC
    Leigh Ann Bruhn
    (202) 459-6284

    Avalere Health is a strategic advisory company whose core purpose is to create innovative solutions to complex healthcare problems. Based in Washington, D.C., the firm delivers actionable insights, business intelligence tools and custom analytics for leaders in healthcare business and policy. Avalere's experts span 230 staff drawn from Fortune 500 healthcare companies, the federal government (e.g., CMS, OMB, CBO and the Congress), top consultancies and nonprofits. The firm offers deep substance on the full range of healthcare business issues affecting the Fortune 500 healthcare companies. Avalere's focus on strategy is supported by a rigorous, in-house analytic research group that uses public and private data to generate quantitative insight. Through events, publications and interactive programs, Avalere insights are accessible to a broad range of customers. For more information, visit, or follow us on Twitter @avalerehealth.

    Marc Claussen
    Director, Market Access
    (317) 773-0695

    Chiesi USA is a specialty pharmaceutical company committed to research, development, production and commercialization of innovative products in the areas of cardiovascular, respiratory, neonatology, rare disease and special care therapeutics. Our primary focus is on people: the people we serve in the healthcare community; the people whose lives are touched by our products and services; and the people who work at Chiesi USA, as they strive to build their company, their family and their community.

    John C. Butts
    Director, Sales and Public Relations
    (215) 937-8073

    PerformRx, LLC provides innovative, cost-effective pharmacy benefit management services for Medicaid, Medicare, and commercial health plans. Through a distinctive, hightouch approach, PerformRx partners with health plans to improve patient outcomes and financial performance. PerformRx bases its success on a clinical focus hat is driven by cuttingedge, proprietary technology.

    Brenda Blair
    Senior Director, Market Access
    (973) 307-3358

    More than 23,000 men, women, and children in the U.S. die every year from antibiotic-resistant infections while over 4,000 Americans perish from influenza. In addition, over 100 million suffer from chronic pain and 3.9 million adults in the U.S. are diagnosed with liver disease. Shionogi's mission is to supply the best possible medicines to protect the health and well-being of the patients we serve.

    Seattle Genetics
    Dean Masztak
    Associate Director, Managed Markets
    (269) 568-0492

    Seattle Genetics is the largest global oncology biotechnology company based in the Pacific Northwest. We are focused on developing and commercializing a new generation of targeted, empowered antibody-based therapies that have the potential to change the foundation of treatment for people with cancer. Our industry-leading antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) technology combines the specificity of monoclonal antibodies, innovative linker systems, and the power of potent cell-killing agents to treat cancer. Using our proprietary technology, we are able to optimize each ADC to potentially improve outcomes for patients. ADCs are an integral part of the evolving cancer treatment paradigm with their specificity, stability and potency.

    Promius Pharma, LLC.
    James Daddio
    Associate Director - Market Access, National Accou
    (908) 429-4512

    Incyte Corporation
    Christopher Woolsey
    Sr. National Account Manager
    (530) 558-5150

    Incyte Corporation is a Wilmington, Delaware-based biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of proprietary therapeutics, primarily for oncology. The company’s first commercial product, Jakafi® (ruxolitinib), an oral JAK1 and JAK2 inhibitor, is approved by the FDA to treat two rare blood disorders--first approved in November 2011 Jakafi received a subsequent U.S. approval in December 2014. To learn about Jakafi, please visit

    Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc.
    Gary Ellexson
    VP, Corporate Accounts
    (301) 838-2557

    With more than 20 years of experience, we are a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products for the treatment of central nervous system (CNS) disorders. We are developing several product candidates in neurology and psychiatry to address unmet medical needs and opportunities in epilepsy, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and its coexisting disorders, and depression. We are developing differentiated products by leveraging our proprietary and in-licensed technologies. We use such technologies to discover and develop novel uses for known drug compounds and to enhance their therapeutic benefits. Our focus on known drug compounds with established mechanisms of action reduces the risks, costs, and time typically associated with pharmaceutical product development.

    Abarca Health LLC
    Antonio Duarte
    (305) 697-7525

    Amarin Pharma, Inc.
    Jessica Beck
    Director, Contracting & Trade
    (908) 507-4834

    Amarin Corporation plc is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the commercialization and development of therapeutics to improve cardiovascular health. Amarin’s product development program leverages its extensive experience in lipid science and the potential therapeutic benefits of polyunsaturated fatty acids. Amarin's clinical program includes commitment to providing grants to support research and education in the disease state including the funding of an ongoing outcomes trial. Vascepa® (icosapent ethyl), Amarin’s first FDA approved product, is a highly-pure, EPA-only, omega-3 fatty acid product availably by prescription. For more information about Vascepa visit For more information about Amarin visit

    Chris Bane

    (703) 288-1641

    Cynthia Goss
    Global Market Access Director
    (914) 847-7501

    Ryan Kerr
    Director Operations, Market Access,

    Our mission is to partner with the health care community to help people resume and enjoy active lives. To this end, we develop and/or market clinically proven and cost-effective orthobiologic solutions for bone fusion and osteoarthritis that are backed by clinical data. Thousands of physicians worldwide view their Bioventus representative as an extension of their practices, trusting them with helping in their patients’ care program and alleviating some of their administrative burdens. Bioventus’ adherence to high quality standards, its commitment to evidence-based medicine and its strong ethical behavior makes the company a trusted partner.

    Exelixis, Inc.
    Michael McDole
    Senior Director, National Accounts
    (303) 548-8949

    Exelixis, Inc., from the Greek word for “evolution,” is a biopharmaceutical company committed to developing and commercializing small molecule therapies with the potential to improve the treatment of cancer. Over the past decade, we have established a broad development platform, laying the foundation for our continued efforts to bring new therapies for cancer to patients in need. The history of our lead compounds, cabozantinib and cobimetinib, tells the story of our evolution as a company. Each of these compounds were discovered in our own laboratories and advanced by us into clinical development. Exelixis was founded and incorporated in 1994 and we are based in South San Francisco, California. Exelixis is dedicated to improving the care of, and outcomes for patients with cancer.

    Magellan Rx Management
    Stephen Cutts
    SVP and General Manager, Magellan Rx Specialty
    (401) 344-1010

    At Magellan Rx Management, we are a full-service pharmacy benefits manager (PBM) that specializes in solving complex pharmacy challenges for our customers. We believe in developing and executing smart solutions that leverage our industry-leading experience and technology to exceed expectations across the following lines of business: Employer, Third Party Administrator, Broker; Managed Care; Government, Medicaid, Medicare Part D. As a pioneer in medical specialty pharmacy management and a leader in best-in-class formulary optimization programs, we deliver consistent, proven cost savings. As clinical experts, we deliver customized programs to address our clients’ most pressing clinical challenges, drive STAR improvements, and engage patients and providers to deliver improved health outcomes. elcome to a unique vision of care. Magellan Rx Management is a division of Magellan Health, Inc.

    Pharmacy Quality Solutions, Inc.
    Todd Sega
    VP, Client Relations
    (919) 864-9756

    Who We Are Pharmacy Quality Solutions, Inc. (PQS) is a joint venture created to fill the need to connect medication use stakeholders to quality information in a consistent and reliable fashion, allowing them to move more quickly from measurement to improvement. Our hallmark service is EQuIPP, the first national pharmacy quality measurement, benchmarking, and reporting platform for pharmacies and health plans. EQuIPP provides consistent and reliable measurement and reporting on key medication use quality measures, including those addressing medication adherence and patient safety, and makes this measurement available and easily understandable.

    Justine Giancola

    (888) 963-3465

    MHK’s mission is to drive better member care in a changing healthcare environment by bringing every care moment in a person’s health journey together through an integrated platform. Founded in 2010 on the concept that healthcare reimbursements would be tied to quality versus fee-for-service—a precursor to today’s value-based healthcare, MHK continues to push the envelope to ensure increased efficiencies that save time and money, and ultimately, enhance health outcomes. Our vision is to build the trusted care management solutions of tomorrow to revolutionize the way healthcare is delivered.

    Ravi Ika
    President & CEO
    (508) 804-6900

    RxAdvance is a national full service PBM (Pharmacy Benefit Manager), bringing superior clinical, pharmacy, and financial outcomes to plan sponsors through Collaborative PBM Cloud. Built on a unified data model and clinical intelligence, RxAdvance’s PBM standard services include Benefit and Formulary Design, Claims Processing, Customer Support Services, Retail Pharmacy Network Management, Clinical Services, and Rebate Management. Our market differentiation includes Drug Utilization Review at Point of Care (PoC) and Point of Sale (PoS), Medication Therapy (MTM) and Adherence Management (MAM), Donut Hole Prediction and Prescription Planner, Optimize Untapped Generics Usage, Prevent Adverse Drug Effects, Fraud, Waste and Abuse Management, Advanced Analytics and Cost Management, Maximize Mail Order Services, and Effective Specialty Management. RxAdvance enables real-time actionable communication between prescriber, pharmacist, patient, and payer. Our best in class People, Process and Technology are for all plan sponsors—health plans, Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), state Medicaid programs, employer groups, and unions. We provide contractually guaranteed savings in administrative costs, unit costs, and rebate revenues.

    ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc.
    Carolyn Atchison
    Director, Access, Pricing & Advocacy
    (858) 320-8659

    At ACADIA (NASDAQ: ACAD), we share a passion for improving the lives of patients with central nervous system (CNS) disorders. Our vision is to become the leading pharmaceutical company dedicated to the advancement of innovative medicines that improve the lives of patients with CNS disorders. Our history is rooted in science and strong leadership in CNS research. We have set ourselves apart by transforming our novel discoveries into important drug candidates that may make a meaningful impact on the lives of patients and the family members who care for them every day.

    Intercept Pharmaceuticals
    Keith White
    US Head, Marketing Access and Reimbursement
    (646) 747-1000

    Intercept is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics to treat chronic liver diseases utilizing our proprietary bile acid chemistry. The advances we are making in the development of novel treatments for liver diseases such as primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) have the potential to change the lives of patients and physicians who currently have few, if any, therapeutic options.

    Taiho Oncology, Inc.
    Nathan Gray
    Associate Director, Market Access

    Taiho Oncology, Inc. (, a division of Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. and Otsuka Holdings Co., Ltd., has built a world class clinical development organization that works urgently to develop innovative cancer treatments and is in the process of building commercial businesses in the USA and Europe. Taiho’s oral oncology pipeline consists of both novel antimetabolic agents and selectively targeted agents.

    NaviSync, LLC
    Bill Kelly
    President, Managing Partner
    (973) 845-9970

    The health care environment is becoming more complex, with commercial and government payers attempting to control how health care is practiced and influence market perceptions about products, coverage, or services. NaviSync is a full-service managed markets company providing intelligent sound strategy to increase access to your brand through the utilization of actionable insights gleaned from payers, hospitals, and alternative care settings. Efficiently delivered market intelligence is critical to attaining payer access and achieving commercial success. We tackle access and reimbursement challenges for top-tier pharmaceutical/biotechnology companies, including specialty market products.

    Collegium Pharmaceutical, Inc.
    Kevin O´Keeffe
    VP, Market Access and Trade
    (781) 232-0726

    Collegium is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing a portfolio of products that incorporate its patent-protected DETERx technology platform for the treatment of chronic pain and other diseases. The DETERx oral drug delivery technology is designed to provide extended-release delivery, unique abuse-deterrent properties, and flexible dose administration options. Collegium’s lead product candidate, Xtampza ER, is an abuse-deterrent, extended-release, oral formulation of oxycodone, in development for the management of pain severe enough to require daily, around-the-clock, long-term opioid treatment and for which alternative treatment options are inadequate. Collegium developed Xtampza using its proprietary DETERx technology platform to address common methods of abuse, including chewing, crushing and/or dissolving, and then taking it orally or snorting or injecting.

    Lexicon Pharmaceuticals
    Charles Artha Hyde
    Director, Strategic Accounts
    (616) 638-6038

    Lexicon Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of breakthrough treatments for human disease. We have advanced multiple drug candidates into clinical development. We are presently devoting most of our resources to the development of our two most advanced drug candidates, LX4211 for the treatment of type 1 and type 2 diabetes and Telotristat etiprate (LX1032/LX1606) for the treatment of carcinoid syndrome.

    Melinta Therapeutics
    May Tobar

    Our mission is to meet the continually evolving threat of bacterial infections by discovering, developing, and commercializing a continual stream of novel antibiotics. The introduction of antibiotics nearly 100 years ago was and remains one of the most transformative advances of medicine and public health, and was followed by a prolific stream of new antibiotics, representing a variety of different antibacterial target classes, for the next several decades. However, since the early 2000’s, few new antibiotics have been introduced, a consequence of a dramatic decrease in investment by the pharmaceutical industry in antibiotic research and development.

    Sandra Kapur
    Director Trade Relations
    (804) 278-5043

    As the world’s largest business process services company, we’re improving the way businesses and governments interact with their citizens, patients, customers and employees. Our mission is to modernize the constituent experience by making every interaction digital, personalized and secure. Every day we engage in relentless pursuit of greater solutions. We make a difference in the lives of millions every day.

    TOLMAR Pharmaceuticals
    Steve Griffin
    Vice President, Sales and Commercial Operations
    (224) 880-5775

    TOLMAR is a fully integrated company focused on the development, approval, and commercialization of specialty pharmaceutical products, including a line of generic dermatology products where TOLMAR is an established leader, and specialty injectable oncology products. Invention, development, and worldwide approval of ELIGARD® (leuprolide acetate for injectable suspension) for the palliative treatment of advanced prostate cancer has established TOLMAR as a leader dedicated to the urology community, providers, and patients. TOLMAR has 24 FDA-approved products.

    ALK Inc
    Douglas Waddell
    Director MHC & Government Markets
    (518) 441-3188

    As a world leader in allergy immunotherapy, ALK works to improve quality of life for the many allergy sufferers whose disease remains uncontrolled despite the use of symptom-relieving medication, by developing products that provide long-lasting relief. The company has approximately 2,000 employees, with subsidiaries, production facilities and distributors worldwide. ALK is headquartered in Denmark and listed on NASDAQ Copenhagen (OMX: ALK B).

    NovaBay Pharmaceuticals
    Clayton Pitre
    Sr. Manager, Managed Markets
    (312) 519-1053

    NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company developing products for the eye care market. We are currently focused primarily on commercializing prescription Avenova® for managing hygiene of the eyelids and lashes in the United States. Avenova is the only eye care product formulated with a proprietary, stable and pure form of hypochlorous acid called Neutrox®. By replicating the anti-microbial chemicals used by white blood cells to fight infection, Neutrox has proven in laboratory testing to have broad antimicrobial properties. In addition to our Neutrox family of products, we have also synthesized and developed a second category of novel compounds aimed at harnessing the power of white blood cell chemistry to address the global, topical anti-infective market. This second product category includes auriclosene, our lead clinical-stage Aganocide® compound, which is a patented, synthetic molecule with a broad spectrum of activity against bacteria, viruses and fungi.

    Sage Therapeutics
    Todd Grisco
    Vice President, Managed Markets and Trade

    Sage Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to developing novel medicines to transform the lives of patients with life-altering central nervous system (CNS) disorders. Sage is thinking differently about drug development by using a focused, practical and deliberate approach. We responsibly pursue expedited pathways in our efforts to deliver new treatments for CNS disorders. At Sage, our mission is to make life better for patients with CNS diseases by discovering, developing, and delivering important new medicines for patients in need.

    Steven Sandor
    Vice President, Market Access & Trade
    (484) 751-4930

    At Paratek, solutions are provided that enable positive outcomes and lead to positive patient stories. Paratek Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company that develops transformative solutions for patients, both in and out of the hospital, with diseases that are not responsive to current treatments. We focus on drugs that target infectious disease and other difficult to treat conditions.

    Optinose, Inc.
    Matthew McClellan
    Head, Payor Marketing
    (267) 364-3505

    The Optinose team is unified by a common shared mission: to improve lives. We will accomplish this while creating value for investors and the healthcare system along with better outcomes for patients and providers. As innovators in every aspect of our work, we will pursue faster and less costly product development, explore evolving commercial business models, and actively seek innovative ways to be more effective and efficient. We are committed to working together as a team that chooses to live every day by core company values that guide our daily behaviors, creating a foundation for future success. Beginning with migraine and chronic nasal inflammatory diseases such as nasal polyps, we plan to reshape the landscape for multiple underserved conditions by leveraging the nose for drug delivery. Optinose developed a way to deliver the right drugs to the right places, more reliably and consistently, allowing us to use known molecules in new ways that address the limitations of other available therapies.

    Insmed Incorporated
    Maria Jackson

    (908) 381-4761

    Insmed Incorporated (Nasdaq:INSM) is a global biopharmaceutical company on a mission to transform the lives of patients with serious and rare diseases. The Company is dedicated to developing and bringing to market novel, transformational therapies that make a real difference to patients. The Company’s lead product candidate is ALIS, which is in late-state development for adult patients with treatment-refractory NTM lung disease caused by MAC, a rare and serious disorder that can cause irreversible lung damage and can be fatal.

    Mark Leonard
    Corporate Communications & Strategic Aliances

    Neurelis is a unique company focused on therapies for disorders involving the central nervous system. Our company is built on a foundation of passion and progress. This passion fuels our drive to successfully deliver innovative therapies that have the potential to change the lives of patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers. Neurelis is a neuroscience-based specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to enhancing therapeutic benefit and addressing unmet needs in patient care.

    Rebecca Chater
    Director, Clinical Healthcare Strategy
    (919) 882-2604

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