In addition to leadership and vision for the entire firm, Rory Rickert has more than 30 years progressive experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Starting as a clinical pharmacist at the Minneapolis Children's Medical Center and progressing to the position of Corporate Vice President for AdvancePCS, Rickert was responsible for the oversight of corporate accounts and Government marketplace for the nation's largest independent health and wellness company, and was Corporate Director for Home Nutritional Services, a national provider of home infusion therapy. He is a nationally recognized speaker and industry expert in managed care, drug utilization and cost control, distribution channels and rebates, marketing, sales and delivery models in the pharmaceutical industry.
Integrated Healthcare Services' pharmacy practice was formed to assist commercial healthcare clients in a number of key areas that include enhanced sales of existing products and services, merger and acquisition support, expansion to new markets, strategic positioning, and specialized contract negotiation. The firm brings experience, contacts, and knowledge to clients to help speed existing growth, foster new growth, and reposition strategies for continued long-term success. The pharmacy practice dovetails with IHS' government business when the issues are dealing with government healthcare matters related to pharmacy.
Rickert earned his bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from the University of Minnesota.