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This Health Tech Startup is Trying To Disrupt The Drug Discount System. Here’s How

Technology executive Jeremy Docken spent several years advising drug manufacturers and saw an opportunity to help solve some intrinsic problems in the drug discount market.

In his previous work at consulting firm KPMG and healthcare information company IMS Health, which merged with Quintiles and is now IQVIA, Docken said he recognized ongoing compliance challenges resulting in duplicate discounts.

“You can’t address these problems by only thinking about what the drug manufacturer needs to do, but you have to look at what the state needs to do and what the covered entity needs to do. To meaningfully move the needle and prevent these compliance challenges, you need a multi-stakeholder platform approach that’s designed from the ground up,” Docken told Fierce Healthcare.

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