Archive: February 2016

The Rise of Healthcare Costs

[By Chris Geppi, VP of Business Development & Channel Partner Strategy] With the cost of healthcare rising, self-insuring has become a more realistic strategy for many companies. As a company grows, so does need for retention and health insurance benefits is one of the most significant perks a company can offer.

Don’t Be Duped: How Analytics Might Be Lying To You

[By Jake Woods, Data Scientist] According to statistics compiled by the analytics company DOMO, in 2014 the following streams of data were created every minute: 204 Million Emails 4 Million Google Searches 72 Hours of Youtube Videos Uploaded 61,000 Hours of Music Streamed on Pandora

New Trends at 2016 Star Ratings Congress for Health Plans

One of our core values at PharmMD is partnership and one of the ways we see this through is by attending, speaking and sponsoring healthcare conferences. We recently returned from Las Vegas, where we were a sponsor at the 2016 Star Ratings Congress for Health Plans hosted by Global Media Dynamics.

PharmMD Announces Hire of General Counsel

PharmMD CEO Robert Yeager announced today the appointment of J.R. Garrett Esq. as General Counsel. Garrett will focus on contract negotiations, corporate strategy and healthcare data law. Additional responsibilities will include healthcare compliance programming and audits, privacy and security law, and best practices in data breaches for the Part D Star Rating improvement and Medication Therapy Management firm.