Managed Health Care Associates, Inc (MHA) Announces New Vice President of Specialty Pharmacy Solutions

Managed Health Care Associates, Inc (MHA), a leading health care service company focused on the alternate site health care provider marketplace, announced that Erik Halstrom has joined MHA as vice president of Specialty Pharmacy Solutions.

Managed Health Care Associates, Inc (MHA), a leading health care service company focused on the alternate site health care provider marketplace, announced that Erik Halstrom has joined MHA as vice president of Specialty Pharmacy Solutions. Erik will be responsible for leading the ongoing expansion of the MHA specialty product portfolio. Erik will also continue the development of additional adherence and persistency programs along with clinical and reimbursement services to address the needs of MHA members and specialty pharmaceutical partners in the evolving specialty pharmacy space.

A pharmaceutical industry veteran, Erik has over 22 years of health care experience working at large pharmaceutical/biotech companies and smaller health care companies focused on the strategic needs of pharma/biotech. Prior to joining MHA, Erik was vice president of business development and a member of the management team at FFF Enterprises. Prior to FFF, Erik held a broad range of positions of increasing responsibility at Eli Lilly, and subsequently Merck. His past experiences include: sales, product marketing, pharmaceutical and vaccine customer marketing, new product strategy development, institutional segment marketing, managed care contracting, specialty pharmacy, and strategic distribution.

Michael J. Sicilian, president of MHA commented, "We are pleased to have Erik join our team and build upon the success we are having in the specialty pharmacy space. Erik’s diverse skills and extensive healthcare experience will be an asset to our organization and will allow us to add to our disease specific specialty contracts, the further development of our clinical support tools and to improve our members access to new specialty contracts with additional member services and solutions to support those specialty agreements."

Erik Halstrom, vice president of MHA Specialty Pharmacy Solutions, added "I am excited to join MHA, an organization that has a tremendous reputation in creating value for members and business partners. MHA Specialty Pharmacy Solutions demonstrates commitment to providing members cutting edge solutions and technologies, to help them serve the needs of their patients, in a very complex and ever changing environment. I look forward to furthering MHA’s technology and service offerings thus better enabling MHA’s pharmacy members to participate in the growing specialty market."

About MHA

Managed Health Care Associates, Inc (MHA) is a leading health care service company that offers a growing portfolio of services and solutions to support the diverse and complex needs of the alternate site health care provider. MHA provides expertise in Group Purchasing, Managed Care and Payer Contracting, Reimbursement Management, Specialty Pharmacy Solutions, Pharmaceutical Data Analytics, Clinical Pharmacy Software and Legislative Advocacy. Through the delivery of innovative and targeted health care services and solutions, MHA helps members increase operational efficiency, maximize business growth and provide optimum care for their patients. For more information, visit www.mhainc.com.

SOURCE: MHA