Polina Kogan is EmpiRx Health’s Chief Pharmacy Officer, responsible for our clinical strategy, program development, and all clinical services.
Before joining EmpiRx Health in 2016, Polina led the pharmacy unit at VNSNY CHOICE Health Plan, where she played a major role in improving their CMS STAR ratings from 2.5 to 4 STARs. Polina has also held leadership roles at major New York teaching hospitals.
Polina holds a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Florida and a BS in Pharmacy from Long Island University. She is an active member and contributor of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy.
If you haven’t already done so, check out Polina’s thought-provoking article at BenfitsPRO.com about expanding the pharmacist’s role to align the incentives of the PBM with the incentives of the plan and ensure lower-cost clinical effectiveness.