Greg Baker, BS 1999
Greg is the co-founder and CEO of EmsanaRx. A pharmacist by training, Greg brings a strong clinical focus to pharmacy benefit management. Throughout his 25-year career, he has been a leader in direct pharmacy services with a focus on optimizing patient outcomes. Greg has genuine care and concern for the wellbeing of patients. His commitment to improving patient outcomes led him to co-found EmsanaRx. Greg values honesty, integrity and clarity in business practices. These values, paired with the operational knowledge and insight of an industry insider, position him to be a positive force for change in the health care industry.
As CEO, Greg Baker strategically develops EmsanaRx’s mission for drive better health, predictable costs and a partnership that puts employers in control. Greg has decades of experience in pharmacy as a Pharmacist, businessman, and entrepreneur. He leads EmsanaRx in three core areas: 1. Cost Transparency, 2. Data Control and 3. Patient Health improvement. He is passionate about creating a clinically-focused versus a financially-focused PBM.
At EmsanaRx, Greg leverages his prior experience working as the pharmacy lead for Premise Health, during which time he maintained the highest levels of operational efficiency, clinical excellence and customer service to provide value within the greater pharmacy healthcare ecosystem. Drawing from this experience, as well as time spent as Pharmacy Supervisor for Walgreens and Senior Pharmacy Consultant for Blue & Co., Greg listens to scores of employers across all industries to customize the highest quality clinical care solutions with the lowest costs for EmsanaRx customers. While in a previous role, Greg led a pharmacy organization that won the 2018 PBMI award for innovation and the 2019 APhA Pinnacle Award. He was also the first community pharmacist appointed by the HHS Secretary to the National Advisory Council for the Agency of Healthcare Research and Quality, where he further advanced the role of pharmacy to improve public health outcomes.
Greg Baker lives by the motto, “By employers, For employers,” in order to make EmsanaRx a nimble company in a large industry determined to do what is right for employers and the millions who work for them.