As the Vice President of Clinical Account Management, Dr. Matusik provides clinical oversight and support for Innovative Rx Strategies employer, trust fund and TPA segments. He monitors both the specialty and non-specialty pipelines to keep clients informed of new drugs to market, while reviewing client reports and plan designs to ensure clients remain on the cutting of pharmacy benefit management. His refers to his unique approach as “Pharmaceutical Forensics” — digging deep into what is driving overall pharmacy trends and what may be impacting Innovative clients at the individual claims level.
Dr. Matusik is a residency-trained, managed care pharmacist with over 28 years of experience. He joins Innovative with an extensive array of managed care experiences ranging from program and product development with immunizations and clinical research, to providing clinical consulting to regional health plans, employers, PBMs and health systems. Beginning his pharmacy career as a tech and pharmacist within the hospital setting, Dr. Matusik is well equipped to address and understand the entire continuum of the pharmacy space and provide a unique perspective within the pharmacy benefits world.
Dr. Matusik sits on the Board of Directors for Access to Care, a non-profit that provides primary healthcare to uninsured and under insured people in suburban Cook County, Illinois. He is also a founding member of Somebody Else, a volunteer group dedicated to keeping the community clean through activities such as Adopt-a-Highway. During the summer months, he enjoys golfing, boating and traveling to see his family and friends. During the winter he is an avid bowler and enjoys playing fantasy football. He has been married to his wife, Barb for more than 32 years, has three adult children and a dog (Duke).