Dr. Gordon J. Vanscoy Receives University of Pittsburgh Distinguished Alumni Fellow Award

PANTHERx® Chairman and CEO, Gordon J. Vanscoy, was honored on October 12, 2017 with the highest honor bestowed by the University of Pittsburgh to its alumni, the University of Pittsburgh Distinguished Alumni Fellow Award.

Chancellor Patrick D. Gallagher, Dr. Gordon J. Vanscoy, Provost Patricia E. Beeson

“Every professional opportunity that I pursued, I embarked on with a single purpose in mind, to innovate and improve the quality of life for others while giving back to those who have given me so much.” said Dr. Vanscoy.  “I am humbly grateful for this extraordinary recognition.”

This prestigious award was presented by Chancellor Patrick D. Gallagher at the University’s Distinguished Alumni Fellows Dinner, which takes place annually during homecoming festivities (http://www.alumni.pitt.edu/news-events/news-stories/2017-distinguished-alumni-fellows/). Honorees are recognized for an outstanding level of personal and professional achievement as well as extensive service to the community.

PANTHERx® Specialty Pharmacy Announces Partnership with Highmark

PANTHERx® Specialty Pharmacy announced today that it has entered into a preferred partnership to provide certain acute care products and supportive services for Highmark members.  The partnership will ensure product availability, ancillary supplies, comprehensive patient education, and adherence support.

“Highmark is excited to work with PANTHERx® as a way to advance our mission of offering clinical and cost management solutions to our customers that will help manage the rising cost of specialty medications, while ensuring a high level of service to our members,” said Sarah Marche, PharmD, Vice President, Pharmacy Services.

“We are thrilled to partner with Highmark, an organization like PANTHERx®, which is committed to innovation. We are very much looking forward to the opportunity to assist in producing the best possible outcomes for their members,” said David Stasiowski, Vice President, Business Development & Managed Markets at PANTHERx®.

About Highmark

Highmark Inc. and its health insurance subsidiaries and affiliates collectively are among the ten largest health insurers in the United States and comprise the fourth-largest Blue Cross and Blue Shield-affiliated organization. Highmark Inc. and affiliates operate health insurance plans in Pennsylvania, Delaware and West Virginia that serve 5 million members and hundreds of thousands of additional members through the BlueCard®program. Its diversified businesses serve group customer and individual needs across the United States through dental insurance, vision care and other related businesses. Highmark Inc. is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies. For more information, visit www.highmark.com