PORTLAND, Ore. – Cambia Health Solutions is pleased to announce Kerry Bendel joins the company as Chief Pharmacy Officer. Kerry will lead Cambia’s health plan pharmacy program, continuing to build on the organization’s track record of providing consumers access to safe and effective prescription medications.
Kerry has two decades of strong leadership and expertise in managed care and pharmacy benefit management, and joins Cambia from UCare where she served as Director of Pharmacy. She has extensive experience supporting commercial pharmacy sales and account management and has held senior positions at pharmacy and health plan companies including Prime Therapeutics, Medica, Express Scripts and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
“Kerry has an immense understanding of the pharmacy industry and is thoroughly dedicated to providing the best service to people,” said Cambia Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President Dr. Richard Popiel. “Her impressive leadership in her field bringing together medical management and pharmacy services will enable us to continue to build upon our foundation of providing a personalized, seamless health care experience for people.”
Kerry received her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and will be based in Portland.
About Cambia Health Solutions
Cambia Health Solutions, headquartered in Portland, Oregon, is a nonprofit total health solutions company dedicated to transforming health care by creating a person-focused and economically sustainable system. Cambia’s growing family of companies range from software and mobile applications, health care marketplaces, non-traditional health care delivery models, health insurance, life insurance, pharmacy benefit management, wellness and overall consumer engagement. Through bold thinking and innovative technology, we are delivering solutions that make quality health care more available, affordable and personally relevant for everyone. To learn more, visit cambiahealth.com or twitter.com/cambia.