PQA Welcomes 11 New Members

PQA is a non-profit organization with 250 diverse members across healthcare. Our members include community and specialty pharmacy organizations, pharmacists and other healthcare providers, pharmacies, health plans, pharmacy benefit managers, life sciences, technology vendors, government agencies, health information technology partners, researchers, accrediting organizations and academia.

New organizations regularly join PQA throughout the year. This blog recognizes 11 organizations that have joined PQA since October: 

  • AlohaCare
  • Arine
  • AstraZeneca
  • Free Market Health
  • Inmar Intelligence
  • MedOrion
  • Merative
  • On Belay
  • SmartStory
  • Soda Health
  • UCare

See our full list of members. Learn more about the benefits of joining PQA and apply today to become a member!

AlohaCare is a community-led, non-profit health plan founded in 1994 by Hawaii’s community health centers and is the only health plan solely dedicated to serving those eligible for Hawaii's QUEST Integration (Medicaid) and Medicare program. AlohaCare supports individual wellness and promotes community access to quality care in collaboration with community health centers and others who share their commitment. Learn more: https://www.alohacare.org/


Arine is a medication intelligence company that uses artificial intelligence to ensure patients are on the safest and most effective medication regimens possible. The Arine platform develops insights from clinical, socioeconomic, and behavioral data to proactively target at-risk members, generate personalized medication recommendations, and continuously optimize patient outcomes. The platform is being used by leading healthcare organizations to achieve significant ROI, improve health outcomes, attain the highest quality ratings, and reduce cost of care. Learn more: https://www.arine.io/


AstraZeneca is a global, science-led, patient-focused pharmaceutical company who is dedicated to transforming the future of healthcare by unlocking the power of what science can do for people, society and the planet. AstraZeneca is focused on creating genuinely innovative medicines and improving access to them. In this way, they deliver the greatest benefit to patients, healthcare systems, and societies globally. AstraZeneca has three priorities designed to deliver growth through innovation strategy: 1) Science and Innovation, 2) Growth and Therapy Area Leadership and 3) People and Sustainability. Learn more: https://www.astrazeneca.com/


Founded in 2019 and headquartered in Pittsburgh, Free Market Health partners with forward-thinking payers and specialty pharmacies to streamline the complex specialty medication fulfillment process and to ensure patients have timely access to medications from a best fit specialty pharmacy. Free Market Health operates a dynamic, care-driven marketplace platform that empowers its stakeholders to optimize resources and maximize opportunities with the goal of balancing the cost of care and the value that care provides. Learn more: https://www.freemarkethealth.com/


Inmar Intelligence delivers healthcare solutions that optimize the healthcare value chain to improve patient safety, access and affordability. Serving hospitals, pharmacies, and the life sciences industry for over 35 years, Inmar addresses the complex problems in the business of healthcare. Inmar improves inventory efficiency and safety in the supply chain, optimizes revenue cycle management, delivers drug stewardship programs, and improves both financial and health outcomes with data driven intelligence. Learn more: https://www.inmar.com/


Founded in 2017, MedOrion set out to help health plans responsible for millions of members improve health outcomes and meet financial goals within ever-changing healthcare settings. MedOrion developed a new solution category – Health Behavior Management (HBM). This SaaS infrastructure enables plans to analyze claims data in order to uncover individual member behaviors based on AI algorithms, and apply these insights everywhere through seamless omnichannel integration. HBM’s SaaS workflows offer plans ownership and visibility of member experience, as well as governance components fully in line with organizational priorities. Learn more: https://medorion.com/


Formerly IBM Watson Health – Merative is a data, analytics and technology partner for the health industry. For nearly five decades, Merative has combined trusted technology and deep industry expertise to help push healthcare forward. Their goal is to help employers, governments, providers, health plans and life sciences companies unlock the full value of their health data. Merative’s enduring purpose is putting people at the center of health and social programs to drive real progress. They achieve this by orienting information and insights around people to unlock the full value of health data. Learn more: https://www.merative.com/


On Belay supports independent primary care physicians in their quest to access meaningful value-based contracts and provides the clinical support necessary to succeed and maintain their independence. Co-founded by a physician, On Belay empowers physicians to not only retain independence, but realize their full potential both personally and professionally, to practice medicine and impact the health of their communities the way they have always dreamed. Strong relationships mean coordinated care, more time on what matters most, information sharing, trust, understanding. Ultimately, it’s better outcomes for patients, care teams, and practices.  Learn more: https://www.onbelayhealthsolutions.com/


SmartStory helps you engage your members and patients at high value moments with personalized content fostering better outcomes. Take engagement to a new level. SmartStory automates and personalizes customer communications. Trigger events engage customers with omni-channel communications via voice, email, SMS, secure messaging and/or video chat on any device. Medication reminders, patient assessments, dynamic web pages and rich data metrics drive higher adherence levels and better patient outcomes.  Learn more: https://smartstory.com/


Soda Health is a healthcare technology company founded on the promise of reducing health inequity. They provide Smart Benefits that connect people to products and services they need, when they need them, so they can live healthier lives. They close health equity gaps and lower the cost of healthcare by bridging the gap between the cost of living and living healthier. Soda Health partners with health plans and retailers to deliver expansive benefits for things like healthy foods, OTC medications, or transportation. Beyond facilitating transactions, Soda Health understands each individual’s needs and connects people to the resources they need to live healthier lives. Learn more: https://sodahealth.com/



UCare is an independent, nonprofit health plan providing health coverage and services across Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Working in partnership with health care providers and community organizations, UCare serves: Individuals and families choosing health coverage through MNsure, the insurance marketplace, Medicare-eligible individuals, Individuals and families enrolled in Minnesota Health Care Programs, such as MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance, and Adults with disabilities. Learn more: https://www.ucare.org/



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