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CDPHP VP of Pharmacy Speaks on Improving Care, Controlling Costs
Date:6/21/2013

Albany, NY (PRWEB) June 21, 2013

When health plans and health systems work together, they can improve patient outcomes, provide quality care and control costs. With programs such as Medication Therapy Management (MTM), pharmacists play an ever-expanding role in this partnership.

Eileen F. Wood, RPh, MBA, vice president, pharmacy and health quality programs, CDPHP®, recently joined a panel of industry experts to discuss how to expand such programs to achieve the Triple Aim of better health and better care at a lower cost.

Wood was one of the featured speakers at America’s Health Insurance Plans Institute 2013 conference held in Las Vegas. She discussed how the changing world of health care can benefit from these collaborative efforts.

With more than 30 years of experience as a pharmacist and health care industry leader, Wood plays in integral role in the CDPHP mission of providing greater access to high-quality, affordable health care. She is responsible for the pharmacy benefit, clinical pharmacy programs, health care performance management, and quality management teams.

Prior to joining CDPHP in 2005, Wood served as vice president of clinical services and director of pharmacy services for Seton Health System in Troy, N.Y. She began her career in an independent community pharmacy, and has had experience in the management of clinical areas including oncology, surgery, laboratory, cardiopulmonary care, and medical imaging. She is licensed as a pharmacist in New York.

About CDPHP®
Established in 1984, CDPHP is a physician-founded, member-focused and community-based not-for-profit health plan that offers high-quality affordable health insurance plans to members in 24 counties throughout New York. CDPHP is also on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest.

About AHIP
America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) is the national trade association representing the health insurance industry. AHIP’s members provide health and supplemental benefits to more than 200 million Americans through employer-sponsored coverage, the individual insurance market, and public programs such as Medicare and Medicaid. AHIP advocates for public policies that expand access to affordable health care coverage to all Americans through a competitive marketplace that fosters choice, quality and innovation.

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