Navigation Links
Prime Therapeutics Hires Peter Wickersham, Senior Vice President Cost of Care

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Therapeutics (Prime) announces that it has hired Peter Wickersham as Senior Vice President - Cost of Care.

Wickersham will manage Prime's Clinical and Pharmacy Trade Relations teams and lead Prime's efforts to integrate medical and pharmacy. In this role, he will be responsible for coordinating the efforts of clinical and contracting to deliver breakthrough results for Prime and its clients.

"Keeping cost of care affordable for employers and members is key to our ability to deliver outstanding service for our clients," says Eric Elliott, President and CEO, Prime. "With the integration of medical and pharmacy at the center of our value proposition, I believe it is essential that we have an executive leader specifically focused on guiding our efforts around cost of care."

Wickersham brings a wealth of experience in many aspects of the pharmaceutical industry. Most recently he served as Vice President of Operations at CIGNA Pharmacy Management, where he oversaw all implementation and operational aspects of CIGNA's commercial and Medicare business. Previous roles included Principal consultant in Mercer's pharmacy practice working with a variety of employers and public clients, and Vice President of Manufacturer Relations and Product Development for Aetna, Inc., where he successfully negotiated contractual agreements with a number of pharmaceutical manufacturers and drug wholesalers.

While at Merck & Co., in addition to negotiating contractual agreements with a number of HMOs and PBMs, Wickersham also led numerous quantitative analysis projects targeting managed care segments and was a key contributor to the development of various information systems projects that supported Merck's clinical sciences and product development. Wickersham also holds masters degrees in applied statistics, nuclear science and engineering, as well as management.

"Peter's education and experience in pharmacy contract negotiations, statistical analysis, information technology and clinical research will be invaluable as we work to use smart pharmacy benefit management to positively impact members' health and reduce total health care costs," says Elliott.

Prime Therapeutics is a pharmacy benefit management company dedicated to providing innovative, clinically-based, cost-effective pharmacy solutions for clients and members. Providing pharmacy benefit services nationwide to nearly 17 million covered lives*, its client base includes Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans, employer and union groups, and third-party administrators. Headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota, Prime Therapeutics is collectively owned by 12 Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans, subsidiaries or affiliates of those Plans. Learn more at

*As of January 1, 2011

SOURCE Prime Therapeutics
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Prime Therapeutics Receives 2010 TIPPS Certification for Adherence to High Transparency Standards
2. Greenway Medical Technologies PrimeSuite Wins Three Best in KLAS Awards
3. Greenway Medical Technologies PrimeSuite 2011 Receives CCHIT 2011 Comprehensive Certification
4. New Prime Therapeutics Study Finds Antiviral Medications Were Not Hoarded During H1N1 Flu Season
5. For the First Time, at EuroPCR, InspireMD Will Provide a Sneak Preview of the Next Generation MGuard Prime(R), a State of the Art Net Protective Cobalt Chromium Stent System
6. Siemens Primed to Help Customers Achieve Newly-Defined Criteria for Meaningful Use of an Electronic Health Record
7. Nigerian Association of Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists in America (NAPPSA) Announces Prime Vendor Agreement with H. D. Smith
8. Massachusetts Regional Extension Center Selects Greenways PrimeSuite
9. Vicus Therapeutics to Present at the 234th American Chemical Society National Meeting in Boston, MA
10. Allos Therapeutics Initiates Study of PDX in Patients with Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
11. Amicus Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2007 Financial Results
Post Your Comments:
(Date:12/1/2015)... , Dec. 1, 2015  CytoSorbents Corporation (NASDAQ: ... commercializing its CytoSorb® blood purification technology to reduce ... world, today announced that Dr. Phillip Chan ... to participate in the LD Micro Main Event ... Conference, both of which will be held in ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... BOULDER, Colo. , Dec. 1, 2015 ... ARRY ) today announced that its Chief ... present at the Oppenheimer Annual Healthcare Conference ... to participate in the conference through a ... , --> ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... Dec. 1, 2015 Assurex Health, Inc. ... test giving healthcare providers an expanded range of ... patients suffering from depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, posttraumatic ... conditions. i .   ... With the addition of two new drug classes, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:12/1/2015)... Francisco, CA (PRWEB) , ... December 01, 2015 ... ... Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (BHCOE) today announced that the organization has awarded ... in San Francisco, with a Distinguished Award. The award celebrates exceptional special needs ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... December 01, 2015 , ... ... today announced it has been awarded a fixed price per sprint agile development ... contract, valued at $34 million over five years, provides software engineering, infrastructure, as ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... December 01, 2015 , ... TCS Healthcare Technologies (TCS), ... population health arenas, is pleased to announce that VIP Care Services, a Caprock ... implemented the ACUITY Complete Care™ Management to back their collaborative catastrophic case management ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... 01, 2015 , ... XTC Semifinals 2016 - CES, Las Vegas, Nevada ... Vegas for CES 2016, the world’s largest Consumer Electronic Show, where they will present ... Founding Partner of Pacific Investments Veronica Serra, and venture capitalist Tim Draper among many ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... 01, 2015 , ... With FCPX Overlay: Grit , users can apply ... the possibilities are truly endless, all with a click of a mouse. Each user ... horizontal flip, depth of field and more, all within Final Cut Pro X. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):