MedImpact Opens New Michigan Office
SAN DIEGO, CA — Jan. 09, 2014 — MedImpact Healthcare Systems Inc. plans to open a new pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) back office support center in Van Buren Charter Township, investing up to $2.1 million and creating 75 new jobs. MedImpact has signed an agreement for 24,500 square feet of office space at the Grace Lake Corporate Center in the metropolitan Detroit area. The center has a unique campus setting with nature trails, lake frontage and impeccable landscaping. "Michigan's healthcare industry is growing and recognized across the country, and MedImpact's decision to locate here underscores Michigan's business-friendly environment and talented workforce," said Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) President and CEO Michael A. Finney. "MedImpact Healthcare Systems provides pharmacy services to more than 47 million lives and the company's investment here will provide good-paying jobs to Michigan residents for years to come." As a result, the project has been awarded a $150,000 Michigan Business Development Program performance-based grant. The township and/or Wayne County will support the project by providing meeting or event space.
"We are excited to grow the MedImpact family in the Midwest. This facility provides us the opportunity to capitalize on Michigan's status as a rising healthcare leader and will enable us to more effectively support our clients nationwide," said Greg Watanabe, president of San Diego-based MedImpact. "Through their professionalism and hard work, our new Michigan team is already setting a high standard for service excellence."
Job applicants can apply for open positions at https://www.medimpact.com/careers.
About MedImpact Healthcare Systems Inc.
MedImpact Healthcare Systems Inc. (), founded in 1989 and headquartered in San Diego, CA, is a PBM that combines subject matter expertise with innovative technology and services to deliver better healthcare outcomes and improve its clients' positions in the market. MedImpact provides PBM services to 47 million members of health plans, hospitals and employers in the U.S. and abroad. MedImpact's model is unique: avoiding conflict of interest by not owning mail order or specialty pharmacies and instead deriving revenue from effectively managing client pharmacy benefits. MedImpact's results are quantified through detailed peer analysis, demonstrating how the company can help its clients be market leaders rather than followers.
Gordon Romanas, Vice President of Marketing
MedImpact Healthcare Systems Inc.