FLORHAM PARK, N.J., May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Armada Health Care (Armada), the nation's largest group purchasing and channel management organization for the Specialty Pharmacy market, is pleased to appoint Mike Baldzicki as Executive Vice President of Industry Relations & Advocacy.
In his new role, Mr. Baldzicki will implements strategic business development to cultivate opportunities to speak/present on pertinent industry topics that affect Armada and its client base at industry events within key market sectors for specialty pharmacy. Armada Health Care is leading the specialty pharmacy industry with channel management solutions, commercialization strategies and specialty pharmacy support services.
With more than 14 years of pharmaceutical and biotech industry experience, including roles in national and regional managed markets, specialty supply channels, sales management and specialty brand management, Mr. Baldzicki offers strategic insight into specialty pharmacy trends, distribution, contracting, reimbursement, and the application of health outcomes and economic evidence to prove value proposition. He is a recognized leader in the specialty pharmaceutical market for developing and implementing key payer and specialty pharmacy agreements that result in documented savings for specialty market segments.
Mr. Baldzicki is active in the biotech community and is a member of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP), Specialty Pharmacy Association of America (SPAARx), Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA), Immune Deficiency Foundation Committee (IDF) and Strathmore's Who's Who for Healthcare Professionals. Mr. Baldzicki has published abstracts and articles surrounding plasma based infusion therapy, managed markets and specialty pharmacy. He has spoken at a variety of seminars and WebEx's within specialty groups and other industry related settings.
Mr. Baldzicki holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management and a Certificate in Clinical Research Compliance and Management (CRCM). He has completed programs in leadership development at Harvard University, Quantum management, Brooks Group, Miller Heiman Account Management, and MD Anderson Center Clinical Cancer Courses.
About Armada: Armada Health Care, LLC (Armada) is the nation's largest Specialty Pharmacy group purchasing and channel management organization. Armada provides comprehensive and cost effective access to the nation's $100+ billion Specialty Pharmacy industry. Armada offers pharmacy providers, manufacturers, health plans and wholesale distributors a total channel management solution through customized patient programs, prescription-data-management services, online technology platforms and unique purchasing agreements for Specialty Pharmacy products. Armada also organizes the nation's largest annual conference for Specialty Pharmacy providers and other related stakeholders. For more information about Armada, please visit www.armadahealthcare.com
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