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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

PacificSource Health Plans Names Mihir Patel as Vice President of Pharmacy Services

(Tigard, Ore.) January 9, 2019— PacificSource Health Plans has named Mihir Patel vice president of pharmacy services. Patel has served as director of pharmacy services since he joined PacificSource in 2016. In his new role he will serve as part of the organization’s executive management group and will lead efforts around cost management in pharmacy.

Prior to joining PacificSource, Patel led the pharmacy benefits department at New York-based Oscar Insurance and has held various clinical and business development positions at EmblemHealth, Point-of Care Partners, MedImpact Health Care Systems, and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey.

“Congratulations to Mihir on this well-deserved promotion,” said PacificSource Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Edward McEachern. “His passion for health care IT and more than 15 years of a diverse background in managed care, consulting, and retail pharmacy will serve our members well.”

Patel graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science and Doctor of Pharmacy from Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Outside of the office he enjoys spending time with his family exploring the Pacific Northwest, hiking, exercising, and practicing martial arts. 

About PacificSource Health Plans:

Founded in 1933, PacificSource Health Plans is an independent, not-for-profit community health plan serving the Northwest. PacificSource is based in Springfield, Oregon, with offices in Idaho, Washington, and Montana. The PacificSource family of companies employs 1000 people, serves more than 300,000 individuals, and has 3,900 employer clients throughout the Northwest. For more information visit PacificSource.com.

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