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Alliance Life Sciences Expands Offering, Appoints Managed Care Pharmacy Pioneer Joel Owerbach, Pharm.D., as Vice President of Health Policy and Strategy

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Alliance Life Sciences Expands Offering, Appoints Managed Care Pharmacy Pioneer Joel Owerbach, Pharm.D., as Vice President of Health Policy and Strategy

SOMERSET, N.J. – June 10, 2013– Alliance Life Sciences Consulting Group (ALSCG), an innovative management and technology consultancy, today announced the appointment of Joel Owerbach, Pharm.D., as vice president of Health Policy and Strategy. Dr. Owerbach is a 36-year veteran in managed care pharmacy, and an early innovator in the development of clinical pharmacy programs within managed care.

“With the addition of Dr. Owerbach’s exceptional experience and impressive track record, Alliance is now capable of providing deeper services within healthcare policy and strategy, offering even more value for our clients.” says Mohan Purushothaman, executive vice president, ALSCG. “The expansion of our executive team reflects our growing success in providing a fully integrated suite of services to our clients.”

Dr. Owerbach will focus on providing strategic insights and consultation from the payer, plan, pharmacy benefit manager, provider and patient perspective with clients in such areas as healthcare reform, managed care, Medicare, Medicaid and insurance exchanges.

Prior to joining ALSCG, Dr. Owerbach served as vice president and chief pharmacy officer for Excellus Health Plans, which currently has 1.8 million members. In addition, he served as president of HMO Pharmacy Consulting Services, a national managed care consulting firm, where he developed educational programs, focus groups, conferences, and advisory groups for both healthcare and pharmaceutical companies.

“Dr. Owerbach’s strategic insight will aid our clients in better positioning themselves to take advantage of opportunities and address challenges in the ever-challenging climate of the life sciences industry,” Purushothaman adds.

About ALSCG

Formed in 2001 and headquartered in Somerset, N.J., Alliance Life Sciences Consulting Group helps our customers maximize revenue and pricing in an outcomes-based world. We employ hundreds of professionals around the globe who help firms receive full value by solving problems in Contracting, Pricing, Reimbursement, and Commercial Operations. We enable this mission in a healthcare world where the true focus is on the patient’s health and well-being, the ultimate bottom line for everyone. Alliance works with 8 of the top-10 pharmaceutical manufacturers, as well as mid-market and other life sciences companies. Contact: 866-581-4850 www.alscg.com

 

 

 

 

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