BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy names new vice president

BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy has chosen Jamie Damm to serve as its vice president of managed care.

In this new position, he will support the pharmacy’s already strong relationships with payer partners and will work to build new managed care relationships.

Based in Seattle, Damm has more than 15 years of specialty pharmacy and biotech experience, having previously worked with Raptor Pharmaceuticals, Vertex Pharmaceuticals and Pfizer. Prior to this, Damm served as an infantry officer in the United States Marine Corps and earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Davis.

“Jamie’s collaborative style and deep understanding of today’s managed care market challenges make him ideal for his new role at BioPlus,” Russell Gay, chief strategic officer at BioPlus, said in a press release. “Damm will be sharing with key healthcare players how BioPlus’ RxSteward cost-saving intervention program can rein in costs for payers, patients and the health care system while maintaining excellent patient outcomes. Jamie brings to the table the skills and background to forge strategic industry relationships that will be mutually beneficial for us, as well as for pharmacy benefit management groups and health plans in the U.S.”

BioPlus provides a wide range of specialty pharmacy services for conditions, including hepatitis C, cancer, bleeding disorders and a number of other complex conditions. BioPlus is a privately held, pharmacist-owned company based in Altamonte Springs, Fla. For more information, call 888-292-0744.