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Senior Health Economics & Outcomes Research Specialist

Boston, MA 02133
Senior Health Economics & Outcomes Research Specialist


Rice Creek, Minnesota, United States

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Post Date:

Aug 01, 2019


The Restorative Therapies Group develops life-restoring therapies and healthcare solutions that span the care continuum; integrating technologies and applying clinical and economic evidence to increase patient access, improve efficiency of procedures and deliver successful patient outcomes.

**Careers That Change Lives**

The **Senior Health Economics Outcomes Research Specialist** will be a critical leader on the Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) team. The Senior HEOR Specialist is responsible for providing analytical and methodological expertise to support the development primary peer-reviewed evidence and internal strategic analyses to support Pain Therapies and RTG Implantables products globally.

**A Day In The Life**

+ Participate in study design, protocol development, analysis, interpretation, and messaging of retrospective analysis of administrative health care claims data with the intent of publication in peer-reviewed medical journals and presentation at clinical and health economics conferences

+ Assist in answering business-specific strategic questions from marketing, business development, value-based healthcare teams, and reimbursement colleagues through primary analysis of internal data sources available and/or through external vendor sources

+ Prepare results of analyses for internal and external presentation; with content and messaging adapted to the audience at hand. Create visually appealing and simple to understand representation of complex analyses

+ Envision, develop and execute other economic evidence generation activities to support our products globally, such as cost-effectiveness modeling and budget impact modeling

+ Partner with field health economic managers and marketing on the translation of published HEOR evidence into development of customer value messaging through the creation of publication summaries, value dossiers, and presentations

+ Perform systematic literature searches using PubMed and/or EMBASE and prepare concise literature summaries with key messages of included literature for use in future study design, reimbursement and marketing materials, and as a general repository specific to economic evidence as related to Pain Therapies products

+ Develop therapeutic area and device-specific knowledge of Pain Therapies published evidence, and apply this knowledge to evidence planning, needs assessment, and study protocol design

+ Network and maintain competencies in critical areas including Medtronic Pain Therapies product knowledge, coding, coverage, and payment for Neuromodulation therapies, national and commercial payer policies and issues, and the general market environment.

+ Designs and implements observational and economic research studies that provide value, perspective and evidence for clinical and/or pre-clinical product portfolio decisions, marketing, regulatory agency submissions, and product reimbursement strategies.

+ Compares and evaluates the value of products and therapies with the clinical, economic, and quality of life outcomes data from clinical trials and/or epidemiology studies, registries, observational studies, modeling, surveys and meta-analysis.

+ Develops country specific evidence to meet requirements for optimal reimbursement coverage and usage.

+ Works closely with market access to help develop strategies and pricing programs, and standardize best practices.

+ Works with clinical research to add relevant health outcomes and economic endpoints to clinical trials and biostatisticians to analyze and report study results.

**Must Have; Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelors degree

+ Minimum 4 years experience in health economics and outcomes research OR Minimum 2 years with an Advanced Degree

**Nice To Have**

+ Advanced Degree in Economics/Health Economics, Biostatistics/Statistics, or Public Health

+ Experience in analysis of large retrospective databases with proficiency programming using statistical software (e.g. SAS, R, or Python), data visualization, graphical presentation, and study report/manuscript preparation.

+ Experience in the healthcare industry (medical device, pharmaceutical, biotech, insurance, hospital, or health system).

+ Proficiency in clinical literature searches, literature summary, and medical writing.

+ Proficiency in econometric modeling methods

+ Proven excellent oral, written, and presentation communication skills specific to medical literature

+ Proven ability to work effectively in a highly matrixed organization

+ Experience with Instant Health Data (IHD) software

+ Experience with advanced predictive modeling techniques (machine learning algorithms) and their potential application to retrospective healthcare data

+ Demonstrated business communication and presentation skills both live and remote

**About Medtronic**

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


Posted: 2019-08-06 Expires: 2019-09-12

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