Pharmacy Consultant, GO Rx Consulting
California United States
As a managed care and clinical pharmacist for more than 20 years, Ms. Owens has been involved in a variety of professional pharmacy practice experiences, including a medical affairs/health outcomes role within a pharmaceutical company, and various managed care positions, including pharmacist interventional clinics. She provides strategic direction for both medical and pharmacy benefits management and provides services to a variety of health care concerns, including pharmaceutical and market access companies as well as Specialty Pharmacies and Accountable Care Organizations. Ms. Owens holds a Masters degree in Health Care Administration from the University of La Verne, as well as a degree from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy in Baltimore. In addition, she was awarded a post-graduate Fellowship in Clinical Pharmacy at the University of California at San Francisco. She strongly believes than providers and patients can be empowered to improve the quality of health care.
Physicians, Payers, Providers, Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, Medical Devices & Diagnostics
Pharmacy Consultant at GO Rx Consulting (since Jun 2008)
Sr. HOPE (Health Outcomes & Pharmacoeconomics) Scientist at Endo Pharmaceuticals (Oct 2010 - Oct 2012)
Disease Management, Managed Care, Medicare, Pharmacy Benefit Management
Biotech areas: Biogenerics Biosimilars Biologics
Medical devices areas: Blood Glucose Monitors Blood therapy Drug Delivery Durable Medical Equipment Life Science Tools Medical Supplies Respiratory Devices Urological and Gynecological Devices
Pharma areas: Branded Drugs Generics Orphan Drugs Vaccines Specialty
Pharma therapeutic areas: Cardiology/Vascular Diseases Endocrinology Family Medicine Gastroenterology Genetic Disease Hematology Hepatology Infections and Infectious Diseases Musculoskeletal Nephrology Neurology Oncology Pharmacology/Toxicology Pulmonary/Respiratory Diseases Rheumatology Sleep Urology
Types of physicians: Allergy and Immunology Emergency Medicine Family Medicine Internal Medicine Neurology Oncology
Provider organizations: Academic Medical Centers Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) Ancillary Services Providers Group Purchasing Organizations Managed Care Companies Medical Services Organizations (MSOs) Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy
Payer types: Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM)
Member or adviser of a Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee? Yes
Ms. Owens is Board-Certified for Asthma Disease Management. She has authored numerous publications and has given many presentations on various topics including Medicare Part D as well as clinical management of various disease states, such as Hepatitis C, Pain, Asthma, COPD, Oncology and Diabetes management. My expertise includes relationship building with key opinion leaders along with development and dissemination of balanced scientific clinical tools and pharmacoeconomics data for external customers, such as managed care decision makers, clinical staff, and payers.