Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) March 28, 2012
ARMSRx, LLC, a pharmacy benefits consulting firm, is uniting pharmacy benefit and wellness. This development came to light at the ARMSRx annual conference that took place March 7 9 at the Shores Resort and Spa, Daytona Beach, FL. This years event Speedway to Health driven by the location and exclusive dinner venue located at the Daytona 500 Club, Daytona International Speedway, provided detailed advanced pharmacy benefit information as well as insight into the relation of pharmacy benefits and wellness. The focus started with; where and how disease states begin and how to prevent them in the first place. Jennifer Kingsley Wilson, CEO of ARMSRx, explained that the majority of disease states are caused by inflammation in the body. The topics built on each other beginning with the basics of genetic testing and risk factors, to the scientific breakthroughs to cure disease through Proteomics and finally how certain foods that you eat cause inflammation, leading to a multitude of disease conditions.
Presenters included Dr. Jamie Wright, DO, FACOOG, ABAARM and twice Double Board Certified expert in Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine. Dr. Wright elaborated on the conclusive evidence associated with food intolerance, inflammation and disease. Dr. Edwin Lee, founder of the Institute of Hormonal Balance, enlightened the audience with a discussion on hormones and aging. Other leading experts spoke about pharmacy pricing changes, drug shortages, trends and Specialty Pharmacy forecasts.
The event was attended by third party administrators, brokers, consultants, self- funded employers and managed care organizations. Attendees raved about the information provided. Kevin Krause, Principle of AIA Benefits Resource Group commented, This is the best conference I have ever attended! Annette Dowdle of HUB International revealed, This conference was a life-changing experience. The ARMSRx conference was especially educational for me, being from the self-funded sales and marketing arena. The presentations and questions raised gave me an insight that is rarely seen from our perspective, stated Fred Massa, Bluegrass Family Health.
Additionally, ARMS Inc., a sister company to ARMSRx, launched a cutting-edge wellness program, aimed at helping employees achieve optimum health and reducing overall employer healthcare costs.
ARMSRx is appreciative to the following sponsors, whose support helped make the event possible: Acaria Specialty Pharmacy, Express Scripts, Inc., CuraScript, Informed Rx/SXC ,OptumRx, PartnersRx, Medco, and Benefit Focus/Benefit Informatics.
ARMSRx is a pharmacy benefit consulting firm (not a pharmacy benefit manager) that specializes in saving payors money on their pharmacy expenditures. Most prescription benefit programs are based on financial arrangements that are complex, hidden and highly profitable to the Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs). Our vested interest is the payors and our mission is to align the PBM’s business objectives with the payors benefit goals. ARMSRx delivers intellectual capital. Find out more at by visiting the website at http://www.ARMSRx.com.