Mihir Patel, PharmD, RPh is currently Chief Pharmacy Officer at Cambia Health Solutions. He is experienced pharmacy leader with a career spanning more than 20 years across various pharmacy sectors including health plans, pharmacy benefit management, consulting and retail pharmacy. He has a passion for improving efficiencies and outcomes by combining effective medication management and health care IT solutions.
Before joining Cambia, Patel was Vice President of Pharmacy Services at PacificSource Health Plans where he led all aspects of pharmacy operations. He also helped established the medical management team at Oscar Insurance, a technology-based startup health plan, and led various clinical and business development functions at EmblemHealth, Point-of-Care Partners, MedImpact Health Care Systems and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey.
Patel is a registered pharmacist, graduating with Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. He also completed a Managed Care Residency at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey. Patel lives in Portland, Ore., and serves on the board of directors at the United Way of the Columbia-Willamette.