Eric McKeon is a Manager of Clinical Pharmacy Services in the Mountain West region for OptumCare, a local care delivery organization within the Optum unit of UnitedHealth Group. Eric also works as a Clinical Pharmacist for the University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics.
Eric’s responsibilities include Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) quality improvement and performance measurement for network physician groups. He oversees clinical pharmacy programs focusing on strategies to improve Part B drug utilization and reimbursement, transitional care management, and medication adherence initiatives. His efforts also include bundled payments and quality compensation plans to improve the continuum of care and patient outcomes. Before joining UnitedHealth Group, Eric worked at Medical Review Institute of America providing utilization management and appeals determination reviews for contracted health plans and pharmacy benefit managers.
Eric received his Doctor of Pharmacy at Albany College of Pharmacy of Union University and MBA in Healthcare Management from Western Governors University.