- marks the second time in three years that SXC has received Innovation Award -
LISLE, IL, March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - SXC Health Solutions Corp. ("SXC" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: SXCI, TSX: SXC), a leading provider of pharmacy benefit management services, announced today that the Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI) has co-awarded informedRx, SXC's PBM services unit, and the State of Arkansas Employee Benefit Division (EBD) a 2009 Rx Benefit Innovation Award.
Integrail, a division of informedRx, received the award for its Clinical Data Integration and Risk Prediction program. The innovative solution provides the State of Arkansas Employee Benefit Division with the clinical, financial and utilization information necessary to better manage their medical and pharmacy benefits and provide targeted clinical intervention programs in support of the Governor's Healthy Arkansas Initiative.
According to Jason Lee, Executive Director, State of Arkansas Employee Benefits Division: "The commitment to service and professionalism of the entire informedRx / Integrail team is more than we could have ever expected. The reporting, analytic tools, and consultation that we receive are essential components for controlling our pharmacy costs and maintaining an annual cost trend which is much lower than the nation average."
"PBMI's 2009 award recipients differentiate themselves from the industry norm by using creative, collaborative approaches to improving drug benefit programs," says Dana H. Felthouse, MBA, President of PBMI. "The Integrail-State of Arkansas partnership improves the quality of the state's drug benefit program and helps to curb costs."
The State of Arkansas' interest in Integrail services stems from the Healthy Arkansas Initiative that focused on improving the health of Arkansas residents. The
|SOURCE SXC Health Solutions Corp.|
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