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Health Care Attorney in Cambridge, MA

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Company name

Sanofi Group

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Health Care

Years of Experience

Min 9 yrs required


USA Cambridge, MA

Date Last Verified

Mar 05,2018

Posted on

Jul 19,2017

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HEVA Field Director The candidate will be responsible for: Facilitating HEOR research collaborations as appropriate and engaging with internal HEVA research resources to deliver insights on evidence gaps and support execution of key projects aligned with strategy. Facilitating value- and outcomes-based evaluations in support of contracting with payer organizations. Engaging in sophisticated value conversations with decision makers who require expertise in health economics, outcomes research, real-world evidence generation, and value assessment. Identifying current and future real-world evidence requirements and methodologies, and effectively conveying insights internally to ensure customers’ value-based evidence requirements are met. Engaging as appropriate in communication regarding economic models, RW evidence findings, approved FDAMA 114/21st Century Cures Act, Section 3037 communications. Conduct of peer-to-peer level value discussions with HEOR experts within payer organizations, HTA or value framework organizations (such as ICER and AHRQ), and academic institutions. Maintaining a strong understanding of the evolving US healthcare environment and implications for HEVA strategy. Maintaining strong, consistent relationships with customers and HEOR KTLs, such that they are viewed as trusted scientific advisors on HEOR topics. Managing account requirements for HEOR topics on a portfolio basis, and serving as the primary HEVA field point of alignment for US Market Access. Collaborating closely with field and internal Medical resources to ensure customers’ information needs are fully met and coordination is optimized. Ensure compliance with applicable SOPs in all activities. Display strong understanding of the US healthcare environment and apply this understanding in support of field activities.. Participate in training programs to maintain and develop expertise in health outcomes research, pharmacoeconomics and other subjects as appropriate.. Credibly communicate complex pharmacoeconomic principles and evidence to decision makers with different levels of knowledge, as well as internal partners, and inform and support healthcare decision making. Utilize economic models, systematic reviews, and other technical tools with expertise. Understand and identify challenges and opportunities of new product development in the US payer environment. In support of all ’s products (marketed and pipeline), technologies and services, demonstrate exceptional scientific and technical communication capability in meeting the scientific evidence needs of the most sophisticated evidence-driven, population-based healthcare decision makers, i.e., national health plans and pharmacy benefits managers, integrated disease networks, long term care payers, government payers, and key researchers and US healthcare policy makers. Effectively Manage Account Responsibilities. Principal field-based HEVA point of contact for population/value-based decision makers within designated health plans, especially including Pharmacy Directors, Medical Directors, Quality, and Health Outcomes/Analytics teams. Manage external HEVA engagement strategy for designated plans. Accountable for the development and maintenance of trusted advisor relationships with key HEOR, medical, pharmacy, quality improvement and health policy professionals within designated accounts or other institutions. Successfully manage the HEOR related evidence needs of specialty healthcare plans as assigned. Identify appropriate collaboration opportunities and communicate and support internally. Display evidence of appropriate partnership with firm's field and home office medical, market access partners, including both medical and commercial/market access colleagues. Proactively represent the evidence needs of health care decision makers to HEVA and other internal stakeholders to ensure that unmet needs are identified and prioritized in planning processes. Identify and develop relationships with HEOR thought leaders within assigned responsibility. Manage the evidence needs of the most sophisticated US healthcare decision makers, including major national level managed care organizations (MCOs), national pharmaceutical benefits managers (PBMs), national organizations that influence healthcare policy, and leading academic institutions and national/international level opinion leaders that focus on HEOR. Display influence and impact on the HEVA and medical research agendas across therapeutic areas by collecting, synthesizing, and communicating voice of the customer insights to internal partners from various Medical Units and other functions. Facilitate value- and outcomes-based assessments in support of contracting with payer organizations. Identify potential collaborative real-world research or other partnerships with healthcare stakeholders. As appropriate, identify and communicate internally relevant HEOR initiatives that further the scientific knowledge of evidence-driven, population­ based healthcare decision makers. Facilitate real-world research, health services and other partnerships between firm's and investigators. Collaborate closely with HEVA Real World Investigations and other HEVA and Medial colleagues, as appropriate. Ensure appropriate compliance in all activities. Collaborate strategically with HEVA and other partners to identify opportunities to assist external healthcare decision makers or stakeholders in understanding the value of firm's products, technologies and services. Identify data gaps and participate in research project teams. Facilitate discussions with HEOR researchers and experts and/or population-based healthcare decision-makers who have research proposals. Communicate and submit these proposals to appropriate internal decision-making committees for evaluation. Collaborate internally to ensure assessment of ethical considerations, scientific merit, and the technical feasibility of proposed studies, decision-support tools, dossiers, economic models, or other projects. Engage as appropriate in HEOR-related scientific discussions. Provide proactive communication regarding economic models and RW evidence findings, using approved FDAMA 114/21st Century Cures Act, Section 3037 materials. Communicate effectively to internal HEVA, Medical, External Affairs, Market Access, and other business partners as needed. Connect value-based decision makers as appropriate with HEVA, Medical or other resources to address their information needs (e.g., HEVA Business Partners, CHODs, and Medical Directors). Participate as appropriate in professional communication and dissemination at scientific congresses and other professional meetings via podium or scientific poster presentations, and authorship as appropriate on peer-reviewed publications. Viewed as highly knowledgeable in HEVA and the evolving US healthcare environment by field and home office colleagues at all levels of the matrix. Invited to cross­ functional venues to share knowledge. Develop and participate in publication plans as appropriate, collaborating with HEVA Business Partners and HEVA Communications Professionals. Collaborate with field-based and home office medical and commercial partners to meet customer requests and support HEVA and medical strategy. Provide training and expertise as needed. Collaborate with HEVA, Medical, Regulatory, Legal, or other colleagues and external experts in the development of health economic materials and tools designed for sharing with population-based healthcare decision makers. Attend and contribute to medical or business partner meetings to ensure appropriate collaboration and provide scientific/educationalupdates as required. Communicate and align real-world evidence requirements and gaps to relevant HEVA, Medical, and Commercial colleagues for the assigned accounts. Identify and communicate customer insights on HEOR/RWD evidence gaps perceived by the most sophisticated US payer customers, i.e., national MCOs, PBMs, LTC, government, influential health policy organizations, and key academic research partners to internal teams to inform HEVA research strategy and agendas by gathering, synthesizing, and communicating customer insights on key evidence gaps. Translate customer insights to internal stakeholders in order to generate relevant HEOR research for firm's product portfolio across the product development lifecycle.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have 9+ years of prior experience, with a history of excellent performance success and progressive advancement in relevant field-based or other pharmacoeconomics professional roles in the pharmaceutical industry or a managed care, public sector, academic organization, HEOR research organization, or other setting in which responsibilities included population-based healthcare management and/or clinical/pharmaceoconomic communications. Should have demonstrate significant understanding of national healthcare management settings and stakeholders. Should have degree from an accredited college or university e.g., M.D., J.D. PhD, PharmD, or equivalent, etc.

Additional info

Ref: R9214

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Sanofi Group
640 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139