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AMCP Nexus Recap

Last month, members of the Abarca team attended AMCP Nexus. We spent three exhilarating days meeting with attendees, conducting demos, and sharing the Abarca story with the best and brightest in the industry.

Didn’t have a chance to stop by our booth? Check out our video and photos from the event:


Abarca home base at AMCP Nexus, ready for the conference to begin


Call him a CEO for discussion purposes, but Jason Borschow does it all


When we say we’re coming out swinging, we mean it!


VP, Client & Pharmacy Partnerships, Rebecca Sabnani: “When you view your clients as partners and consider their success your own, you can accomplish unimaginable things together. It’s all about commitment.”


The revolution starts here.


Samir Mistry leveraged his pharmacy industry experience to make meaningful connections with AMCP Nexus attendees


Lissette Lorenzo makes innovative clinical operations a real treat


Thanks to our Abarca team for a great conference!


The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) is the nation’s leading professional association dedicated to increasing patient access to affordable medicines, improving health outcomes and ensuring the wise use of health care dollars. This year’s AMCP Nexus explored perhaps the most transformative change taking place in health care: how we pay for health care – and the emergence of value as the defining factor and goal.

Abarca Announces the Release of RxTarget, Puerto Rico’s First Predictive Analytics Tool to Improve CMS Star Ratings for Medication Adherence and High-Risk Medications (HRM)

San Juan, PRAbarca, a leading provider of health information technology and pharmacy benefit management (PBM) solutions, is pleased to announce that it has released RxTarget, an internally developed predictive analytics tool that enables Plans to efficiently focus interventions on those beneficiaries most likely to positively impact CMS Star Ratings for Medication Adherence and HRM.

This web-based application provides a customizable dashboard that accounts for over forty distinct data elements. It incorporates Abarca’s proprietary clinical decision-making algorithms to provide a tailored view of beneficiaries and prescriber lists ranked by intervention priority, updated daily as well as other clinically relevant information to support the intervention. Plans and providers use RxTarget to focus their clinical outreach efforts and limited resources on those beneficiaries and prescribers of highest value in meeting CMS Star Rating Adherence and HRM thresholds for the year.

At Abarca our tools provide you with the timely insight you need to cost effectively improve CMS Star Ratings performance and secure improved health outcomes for your beneficiaries.

Abarca awarded 1st place in Microsoft’s 2009 Tech Challenge Competition

San Juan, PRAbarca was awarded 1st place in Microsoft’s 2009 Tech Challenge Competition for preparing a BI solution initially used at Pharmacy Insurance Corporation of America (PICA). Abarca’s BI solution was evaluated by a team of industry experts against a set of criteria that included the tool’s conceptual design, functionalities, technological complexity, and its business impact in terms of ROI. Abarca’s BI solution earned a score of 47 out of 50 possible points—the highest score attained by any competitor.

Abarca’s tool was developed by the company’s very own IT staff leveraging Microsoft latest database technologies. The main features of Abarca’s BI platform are its intuitive report-authoring capabilities for end-users and its seamless integration with other applications. Most importantly, the result of the new BI platform is increased productivity for Abarca and its customers. With these tools and our excellent IT staff, Abarca prides itself on helping its partners extract valuable knowledge from their data to empower them to make better business decisions.

Please contact us if you would like to learn more about Abarca’s BI service offerings.