FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA) is pleased to announce that Gloria Barr, Esq., has joined MHA as Vice President & General Counsel. In this newly created role, Gloria will have overall responsibility for all legal matters for the company, including healthcare compliance, contract review and all corporate matters. Stephen J. Andrew, COO and CFO of MHA commented "The establishment of this important role in our Company represents yet another step in the continued growth of MHA."
Prior to joining MHA Gloria spent 8 years with Cardinal Health where she provided counsel to the Pharmaceutical Technologies and Services segment, a leading provider of contract manufacturing, packaging and development services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Gloria's role as member of the management team included negotiating commercial agreements, licensing arrangements and strategic alliances as well as providing support and training to the company's global sales organization. When the segment was sold and renamed Catalent Pharma Solutions, Gloria served as VP, Deputy General Counsel and served on the executive team that managed the transition and separation from Cardinal Health. In this capacity she built and led a full service legal department and initiated the establishment of corporate governance and compliance policies for the newly independent company. Earlier in her career, Gloria was Assistant General Counsel at Warner Lambert Company and before that an associate at the law firm of Davis Polk & Wardwell. Gloria brings to MHA both knowledge of the pharmaceutical healthcare industry and experience as a business partner to her in-house clients.
Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA) is the largest Alternate Site GPO in the country servicing the Long Term Care, Home Infusion, Combo Pharmacy and Specialty Pharmacy industries. MHA continues to lead the way in defining what an Alternate Site GPO can do for its members with a highly diversified healthcare services portfolio that also includes the leading Long Term Care Pharmacy Network; RxPertise, the leading clinical consultant pharmacy software servicing the long-term care industry; and Pharmaceutical Data Services. MHA's success is driven by unparalleled member support, competitive contracts, and the ability to create sophisticated, customized, web tools and reports, designed to increase savings and promote profitability. Members utilize MHA services to assist in the purchasing of a complete line of pharmaceuticals, medical supplies, capital equipment, and nutritional food, as well as network access to the majority of the largest national and regional prescription drug plans managing the Medicare Part D drug benefit. MHA also offers a variety of other services including contract administration, marketing, and continuing education. For more information, visit www.mhainc.com.
For More Information Contact: Angela Elsier Director of Marketing Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. 800-642-3020 X 2870 email@example.com
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