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Aurora Health Care Partners with Armada Health Care to Deliver Added Pharmacy Capabilities to Specialty Patients

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FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Armada Health Care (Armada), the nation's largest specialty pharmacy group purchasing organization (GPO), is pleased to announce an agreement with Aurora Health Care (Aurora) to collaborate on a host of innovative specialty pharmacy patient program offerings. The new relationship will help Aurora deliver enhanced therapy management services to specialty patients via Armada's proprietary ReachRx Online Therapy Management (OTM) system.

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Aurora will use the OTM platform as its case management tool, for enhanced management of patients and specialty products. Armada's OTM is a patient tool that allows pharmacies to track and optimize drug utilization and thus, enhance clinical outcomes, fostering the highest quality of care for specialty patients. OTM includes custom intervention scripts for drug and disease specific side effect management and therapy protocols for increased medication compliance. OTM's extensive reporting capabilities also help pharmacies meet certain payer requirements.

Lawrence Irene, Chief Executive Officer of Armada Health Care stated, "We are delighted that Aurora Health Care has chosen to use Armada's Online Therapy Management tool to provide its specialty patients with enhanced services that help to manage chronic conditions. Aurora is a renowned leader within its market, and known for delivering the highest quality care available to its broad patient population.  We are very pleased to be working with Aurora to implement our OTM solution."

About Armada Health Care, LLC

Armada Health Care, LLC (Armada) is the industry's largest specialty pharmacy group purchasing and contracting 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 platforms, including unique and cost effective purchasing agreements on specialty pharmacy products. Armada is also the founder and host of the nation's largest annual specialty pharmacy summit and expo. For more information about Armada, visit www.armadahealthcare.com or call 866-766-4002.

About Aurora Health Care

Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit Wisconsin-area health care provider and a national leader in efforts to improve health care quality. Aurora offers services at sites in more than 90 communities throughout eastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Aurora is Wisconsin's most comprehensive health care provider and the state's largest private employer. Aurora serves more than 1.2 million patients every year via a comprehensive network of facilities, services and providers, including 15 hospitals, 159 clinics, 70 pharmacies and 30,000 amazing Caregivers. As evidenced by more than 400 active clinical trials, Aurora is dedicated to delivering innovations to provide the best possible care today, and to define the best care for tomorrow.  For more information about Aurora visit www.aurorahealthcare.org.

Contact:
Christopher Benz
Sr. Director of Business Development
Armada Health Care, LLC.
100 Campus Drive, Suite 300
Florham Park, NJ 07932
Email: chris.benz@armadahealthcare.com
Phone: 973-564-8004

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