Healthcare >> Analyst Interviews >> December 7, 2009

Pbms As Cost-containment Vehicles – Tony Perkins – First Analysis

TONY PERKINS joined First Analysis Securities Corp. in 2007 as the health care services Analyst. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Perkins was President and Co-Founder of The Funding Exchange, LLC, an Internet market company in the litigation finance industry. Earlier he worked in sales, business development and technical services at Outstart, a knowledge-management software and services company, and as a Manager at Waterstone Consulting. Mr. Perkins earned a bachelor's degree in business administration with a focus on supply chain management from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a candidate for an MBA from Northwestern University. Profile
TWST: With the recession and the turmoil over the health care program that's being worked out by the Obama Administration, how does that bode for the PBM industry?

Mr. Perkins: It should be neutral to