Armada Announces Special Guest Speaker for 2015 Specialty Pharmacy Summit


UnitedHealth Group's Dr. Richard Migliori to speak at upcoming conference.

UnitedHealth Group's Dr. Richard Migliori to speak at upcoming conference.

Armada Health Care (Armada), the nation's largest specialty pharmacy group contracting and service organization, recently announced that Dr. Richard Migliori, executive vice president of medical affairs and chief medical officer of UnitedHealth Group, will deliver the State of the Industry speech at the general session of the 2015 Armada Specialty Pharmacy Summit.

The Armada conference will take place May 4-8, 2015, at Wynn Las Vegas and is expected to draw more than 3,000 prominent specialty pharmacy experts, executives and health care industry stakeholders.

"We are honored that Dr. Migliori will speak at the 2015 Armada Specialty Pharmacy Summit," said Robert Irene, co-founder and president of Armada. "Dr. Migliori's leadership role at UnitedHealth Group and keen insight into the national health care landscape will shape what promises to be an invaluable speech for our industry partners and conference attendees. We look forward to his presentation with great anticipation."

In 2013, Dr. Migliori was appointed executive vice president of medical affairs and chief medical officer of UnitedHealth Group, working with businesses across the enterprise to help improve health care quality, access and affordability. He is also part of the UnitedHealth Group enterprise wide Innovation Council and is committed to deepening the value UnitedHealth Group brings to market through innovation, establishing critical strategic priorities, and driving cultural change and practical support for experimentation.

Previously, Dr. Migliori served as executive vice president of Health Services, responsible for the ongoing development, design and adaptation of market-leading clinical innovations aimed at ensuring clinical excellence, improving clinical and economic outcomes, and delivering robust business performance on behalf of UnitedHealth Group's largest public- and private-sector clients.

Dr. Migliori has spearheaded the design, organization and management of national health care delivery networks. He was appointed as a member of Governor Dayton's Governor's Committee at the University of Minnesota Medical School. He has previously served on the Harvard University/Kennedy School of Government Health Care Delivery Policy Committee, and is a member of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons and the Advisory Committee on Transplantation advising the Secretary of Health and Human Services on public policy for human organ transplantation. He has published nearly 50 articles on topics ranging from continuous quality improvement methods in a clinical setting to surgical oncology and solid-organ transplant.

Dr. Migliori holds a Doctor of Medicine degree from Brown University and completed a National Health Research Fellowship in immunology, transplantation and oncology funded by the National Institutes of Health. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery.

About Armada Health Care

Armada Health Care, LLC (Armada) is the industry's largest specialty pharmacy group contracting and service organization. Armada provides comprehensive and cost-effective access to the nation's $100+ billion specialty pharmacy industry. Armada offers pharmacy providers, manufacturers, health plans and wholesale distributors a total channel management solution through customized patient programs, prescription data management services, online platforms, including unique and cost effective purchasing agreements on specialty pharmacy products. Armada is also the founder and host of the nation's largest annual specialty pharmacy summit and expo. For more information, visit Armada at or follow @ArmadaRx on Twitter.

About UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) is a diversified health and well-being company dedicated to helping people live healthier lives and making health care work better. UnitedHealth Group offers a broad spectrum of products and services through two distinct platforms: UnitedHealthcare, which provides health care coverage and benefits services; and Optum, which provides information and technology-enabled health services. Through its businesses, UnitedHealth Group serves more than 85 million people worldwide. For more information, visit UnitedHealth Group at or follow @UnitedHealthGrp on Twitter.

SOURCE: Armada Health Care

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