Lauren Vela, M.B.A., is a senior director for the Pacific Business Group on Health (PBGH). Ms. Vela works directly with the large purchaser members of PBGH to facilitate collaboration and to support their purchaser-driven initiatives impacting health care delivery in the United States. In addition to translating PBGH’s work in transparency and accountability into workable solutions for PBGH member organizations, she identifies opportunities to apply market leverage for improvement, currently focusing on the business model supporting pharmacy benefit management and low-value care. Ms. Vela earned her M.B.A. from the University of Houston.
Senior Director, Pacific Business Group on Health