Jim Gartner MBA, R.PH.

President, PerformRx

Jim Gartner is President of PerformRx, one of the nation’s leading pharmacy benefit management organizations. PerformRx offers comprehensive pharmacy benefit management services to improve health outcomes and lower overall health care costs for clients and their members. In his role as President, Gartner oversees both PerformRx and PerformSpecialty®, PerformRx’s industry-accredited and fully integrated specialty pharmacy.

Gartner is a seasoned executive with more than 30 years of experience leading and managing reputable, multibillion-dollar health care organizations. Throughout his career, he has leveraged his expertise within retail pharmacy, medication management, pharmacy benefit management, health plan pharmacy, and pharmacy consulting to enrich the consumer’s pharmacy experience. Specializing in benefit plan design, specialty pharmacy, pharmacy benefit management, and health plan management, Gartner brings a passion for collaboration and strategic development that has fostered growth and success for the companies he has served with a focus on delivering positive outcomes for the members.

Previously, Gartner served as Executive Vice President of Clinical and Product Strategy at AssureCare, LLC, in Cincinnati, Ohio. During his time with AssureCare, his leadership supported clinical strategy for the MedCompass platform, delivering utilization and care management, health and wellness, and pharmacy and disease management. He helped AssureCare achieve National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Population Health Management Prevalidation and design and build its clinical platform’s medication therapy management and quality module. He was also the Senior Vice President of Corporate Pharmacy for CareSource Management Group, one of the nation’s largest Medicaid managed care plans, serving over 1.9 million lives.

Gartner earned a Master of Business Administration from Cleveland State University and a Bachelor of Science in pharmacy from Ohio Northern University. He holds a certification from Northwestern University in artificial intelligence strategies for leading business transformation. Gartner sat on the board of directors for March of Dimes (Miami Valley Division) and House of Bread (Dayton, Ohio). As a Leadership Dayton alumni member, he provided servant leadership in Dayton and its surrounding communities. He has continued his commitment to volunteer work in the Philadelphia metropolitan area.