FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA) is pleased to announce that Pegeen Butterfield, RN, has joined MHA, Inc. as the new Senior Vice President of Trade Relations. In this newly created role Pegeen will have executive responsibility for all contracting functions and all wholesaler business partnerships. Michael J. Sicilian, President of MHA, commented, "The creation of this new role within our organization is directly related to the significant growth we have experienced over the last several years. By combining all contracting functions under Pegeen, we will be able to continue to strategically build stronger business partnerships and provide more value for the members we serve."
Pegeen joins MHA after spending the last 9 years working for Medco Health Solutions. Most recently she worked directly with the executive management team focusing on strategic partnerships, leveraging prescription data and developing employer solutions for onsite pharmacy and medical clinics. Previous roles at Medco included provider relations and strategic alliances within Medco's retail network division focusing on retail specialty pharmacy strategy, and development of a Long Term Care Network for Medicare Part D. Her background also includes extensive medical insurance experience in medical policy, utilization management and case management, including creation of a care management subsidiary of Blue Cross Blue Shield. She began her career as a nurse with a focus on rehabilitation medicine specializing in traumatic brain injury. Pegeen's unique combination of skills in relationship management, building creative partnerships, clinical expertise and a diverse healthcare view will allow her to make a major contribution to MHA's continue growth. Added Pegeen, "I am thrilled to be joining the largest alternate site GPO in the country. By creating this role, MHA has demonstrated its commitment to developing new contracting strategies, engaging our wholesaler business partners at the executive level and continuing to bring value to our membership."
Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA) is the market leading Alternate Site GPO and Long Term Care Pharmacy Network Manager servicing the Independent LTC Pharmacy Industry. MHA's success is driven by unparalleled member support, competitive contracts, and the ability to create innovative, customized, web tools and reports, designed to increase savings and promote profitability. Members utilize MHA's services to assist in the purchasing of a complete line of pharmaceuticals, medical supplies, capital equipment, and 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 services to medical supply, pharmaceutical manufacturers and prescription drug plan organizations, including contract administration, marketing, and continuing education. For more information, visit www.mhainc.com.
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