Leslie joined MOBE in 2018 as Vice-President of Guided Medication Programming. Her background includes patient-focused clinical care, pharmaceutical and clinical research, medical communications and strategic product development. Through her extensive experience, she developed a broad understanding of prescription medications and unique insights about how they are used.
Tell us a little bit about your background in healthcare.
When I graduated with my Doctorate in Pharmacy over 15 years ago, I wanted to gain experience in all areas related to pharmacy. My goal was to discover all the ways I could apply my education to enhance someone else’s well-being. Understanding the entire process of developing, prescribing, managing and adjusting medication therapies helps me make better choices not only for myself but also for others.
What attracted you to your role at MOBE – why did it appeal to you personally and professionally?
I believe MOBE is on the forefront of providing pharmacist-driven services that aren’t part of our current healthcare system but can have a positive impact on people’s lives. Pharmacists specialize in understanding what drugs do to the body and what the body does to drugs. They’re the only health professionals trained to think about medications holistically, across all disease states and providers.
Most people don’t realize the potential beneficial and harmful impacts of putting external substances in and on your body. As patients, or consumers of over-the-counter products, we tend to start something and forget to ask whether it’s time to stop. MOBE Pharmacists take the time to help people understand these considerations. I’m excited to provide that service to the MOBE community.
How does your background contribute to the work you do here?
Every human body is different and the information people have from the development and utilization of a drug can be limited. Understanding those limitations first-hand has made me more cautious, as well as more open-minded, about how drugs should be used in real-life situations.
If you could talk to someone who’s newly eligible for MOBE and considering signing up, what would you tell them?
Drugs are complex. The human body is complex. No two people have the same experience with a drug or the conditions they need to treat. And yet, healthcare doesn’t always allow enough time for providers to review all their patients’ medications comprehensively: to make sure everything is still needed, working as intended, is safe for the person, or that the person is able to take it in a way to get the expected results.
Through our Guided Medication Service, you get connected with a pharmacist who can spend the time to do this.
At MOBE, we know a great company lives up to its values, which is why we’re so passionate about partnering with organizations that can help us fulfill our principle “Do good together.” Because of that, MOBE is proud to announce our partnerships with MATTER.
HCEG’s Annual Forum hosts some of the nation’s biggest thought leaders in order to identify the 10 biggest problems and opportunities for change within health care. This year, MOBE’s Co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer, Eric Hamborg led an expert panel, which discussed sustainable outcomes and savings through lifestyle and behavioral modification.
The HCEG forum offers an opportunity to gain insights on sustainable outcomes through lifestyle change from all ends of the health care spectrum. MOBE's, Eric Hamborg, will be hosting a panel at the event, joined by a pair of experts who represent the provider and payer aspects of the health care system to engage in a discussion that will drive action and awareness. Get to know our panelists...
Premera Blue Cross, a leading health plan in the Pacific Northwest, and MOBE today announced an expanded relationship as a result of program success and member health improvements. Nearly 10,000 more members will have access to MOBE’s professional health guidance, at no additional cost.
Rick has devoted the better part of his career to new business creation. He gained expertise by building innovation teams and capabilities for some of the world's premier technology and consumer brands and Fortune 100 innovators. He now joins MOBE as the VP of Innovation. Learn a little more about his background, what drew him to MOBE, and how his passion for continuous improvement and desire to help others made him a perfect fit for the role.
At the time, Michael had only been working at MOBE for a year; it was his first job out of college. Little did he know his life would take a turn—on Christmas Day nonetheless—with a near-death accident. The tragedy and his recovery would give Michael valuable insight into not only his own life, but life and struggles in general. And it would make him love his work and workplace even more. Read Michael’s account of his story.