The Team

Confidio, Team, Ruth, Opdycke, Principal Advisor

Ruth Opdycke

pharm d, ms principal advisor

Ruth brings more than 25 years of experience to Confidio clients with deep expertise across the healthcare landscape. Her primary focus is guiding clients and health plans on specialty pharmacy strategy across the pharmacy and medical benefit. She is passionate about developing solutions that improve quality, affordability, client, provider and patient satisfaction.


Before joining Confidio, Ruth was the Director of Pharmacy Strategy at Cigna. She was responsible for leading Cigna’s approach to integrating pharmacy into the accountable care and oncology population health models. Her provider facing experience and technology skills were key in the successful deployment and provider uptake of Real Time Prescription Benefit messaging.


Ruth also served as the President of TPG Healthcare Consulting. In this role, she led the organization which provided strategic pharmacy benefit management consulting services for several BlueCross BlueShield organizations, regional health plans, Union Health and Welfare Funds and self-funded employers.


Ruth received her Doctor of Pharmacy and Master of Science at the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy.