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Mehta Analysis: Race To Harness Data Will Revolutionize PBM System

Data and intelligence will drive revolutionary changes in healthcare, and today's power brokers will need to adapt. Viren Mehta, founding partner of Mehta Partners LLC, considers how business consolidation in the complex US pharma market reflects the race to tap as yet under-exploited data troves, and how the resulting exploitation of those data may benefit a broader set of stakeholders.

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