Dr. Douglas Gebhard brings to RareMed a unique background in the pharmaceutical services industry. He has held leadership positions with increasing responsibility at a number of large and growing pharmacy organizations which includes extensive experience in product development, operations, quality management, compliance, and clinical education.
Most recently Douglas served as the VP of Pharmacy Services for PANTHERx® Specialty Pharmacy. Dr. Gebhard was responsible for overall operations and management at PANTHERx Specialty Pharmacy, including distribution, reimbursement, quality, compliance, and clinical education. In addition, he also served as the program director for the PANTHERx Specialty Pharmacy Fellowship which he helped to develop and implement. Prior to leading Pharmacy Services, Gebhard served as Vice President of Quality & Education at PANTHERx Specialty Pharmacy where he was responsible for compliance, accreditation, and strategic quality improvement. In this role Gebhard also chaired the Quality Management Committee and the Clinical Oversight Committee. His efforts helped the company earn the highest score ever attained in the Zitter Health Insights Patient Satisfaction Survey including back to back Patient Choice awards in 2017 and 2018.
Earlier in his career, Douglas led a cross-functional multidisciplinary team at CVS Health within Enterprise Product Innovation and Development. His team was responsible for the research, development, and implementation of patient-oriented healthcare initiatives and services. His portfolio had a specific focus on developing products, services, and initiatives to redefine the role that CVS/pharmacy played in improving health outcomes for its patients and partners by directly addressing medication non-adherence.
Dr. Douglas Gebhard graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of pharmacy with his Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Additionally, Douglas received his Masters of Business Administration from the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh.