Betsy Bigler

Betsy Bigler, RN, MSN, is the President and Chief Operating Officer for Northwind Pharmaceuticals. With nursing degrees from Purdue University and the University of Indianapolis, she has served patients, customers, and those she leads through expanding clinical and leadership roles with two major health systems.  

In her role as Northwind’s President/COO, Betsy’s passion for patient care manifests itself in her focus on process, efficiency, and quality improvements that achieve optimal health outcomes. She leverages her Lean Six Sigma Black Belt to empower client clinics as the ‘nexus of care’ for progressive employers nationally.   

An accomplished author and speaker, Betsy has published research in Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing and speaks regularly at nursing conferences like Nursing Management Congress as an expert in clinical process improvement. With her broad care delivery and operational experience, she relishes the opportunity to bridge her clinical expertise with the business requirements of employer clients.   

Betsy’s expertise and heart for service show through in her clinic consultations, patient reviews, and pharmacy benefit assessments. Through a deep grasp of the complexities of care delivery and a keen understanding of the invisible layers of cost built into traditional pharmacy benefit offerings, she helps Northwind’s clinic clients optimize their pharmaceutical spend while improving patient health outcomes.

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Betsy Bigler | Mar 7th, 2024
INDIANAPOLIS, March 7, 2024 – Northwind has announced the addition of Tony Purkey as Senior Vice President, Client Strategies. “Demand from our self-funded employer and union clients is driving rapid growth,” said Phillip Berry, CEO. “Tony Purkey joins Northwind at a time when we need high-integrity leaders with expert knowledge in employer-sponsored health and the … more »
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