Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) April 09, 2015
Cambia Health Solutions announced Chip Parkinson as President of OmedaRx. In this role, Chip will focus on positioning of Cambia’s pharmacy operations for continuing strategic growth. Chip’s role will directly contribute to Cambia’s mission to transform the consumer health care experience to one that is person-focused.
Chip brings more than 18 years of experience in leading and building strategic pharmacy and health care growth businesses. Most recently, Chip served as General Manager of the urology division of Myriad Genetics, a business unit dedicated to improving health outcomes for men with prostate cancer based upon personalized risk assessment. Chip grew the division from early stages to one that enjoys a leading market share in the prognostic and tailored treatment sector for urology patients. Previously, Chip spent more than 15 years with Pfizer Inc., including leadership roles over the southwest region and the state of Massachusetts.
“We are excited to welcome Chip to the OmedaRx team and Cambia family,” said Cambia Direct Health Solutions Division President Dudley Slater. “Chip brings a demonstrated track record of leading and driving business growth opportunities in a consumer-focused health care setting, in alignment with our own mission to transform the health care system to one that is sustainable and centered around the consumer.”
Chip will collaborate with teams across Cambia to position pharmacy operations and products competitively moving forward.
“I’m ready to lead OmedaRx to success in pharmacy operations with an emphasis on consumer’s needs, including cost and safety,” said Chip Parkinson. “I look forward to working with a strong and dynamic team that wants to make meaningful changes in health care to benefit others. That’s what I’ve worked to achieve in health care throughout my career.”
Cambia Health Solutions, headquartered in Portland, Oregon, is a nonprofit total health solutions company dedicated to transforming health care by creating a person-focused and economically sustainable system. Cambia’s growing family of companies range from software and mobile applications, health care marketplaces, non-traditional health care delivery models, health insurance, life insurance, pharmacy benefit management, wellness and overall consumer engagement. Through bold thinking and innovative technology, we are delivering solutions that make quality health care more available, affordable and personally relevant for everyone. To learn more, visit cambiahealth.com or twitter.com/cambia.