Magazine article Drug Topics

PCS' Bob Johnson Stepping Down

Magazine article Drug Topics

PCS' Bob Johnson Stepping Down

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Robert C. Johnson, chairman and CEO of PCS Health Systems, the nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager (PBM), will not renew his contract with the company after it ends on Jan. 15. "It was time for me to change," he told Drug Topics.

Although Johnson, who is 59 years old, will be stepping down from his position, he is expected to continue in a consulting role with PCS' new owner, Eli Lilly & Co., as well as with McKesson Corp., the former owner of PCS.

Through his own independent consultant firm, Johnson also plans to work with some of the large health-care buyers/payers, particularly in the pharmaceutical benefits area; lend his expertise on the international scene; and get involved in pharmacy education, pointing up the importance of integrating managed care throughout the curriculum. "There's no future for pharmacists in filling scripts," he declared. "They have got to get involved in care management."

Johnson's departure comes at the end of his five-year contract with PCS; he came on board in 1990. …

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