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Danaher Corporation VP of Global Health Economics & Outcomes Research (HEOR) - Remote in Houston, Texas

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving health care through fast, accurate diagnostic testing. Our mission drives us, every moment of every day, as we develop scalable, groundbreaking solutions to solve the world’s most complex health challenges. Our associates are involved in every stage of molecular diagnostics, from ideation to development and delivery of testing advancements that improve patient outcomes across a range of settings. As a member of our team, you can make an immediate, measurable impact on a global scale, within an environment that fosters career growth and development.

Cepheid is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Danaher Diagnostics companies. Together, we’re working at the pace of change on diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges, driven by knowing that behind every test there is a patient waiting.

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The VP of Global Health Economics & Outcomes Research (HEOR) will be responsible for leading the HEOR team in designing, developing, overseeing, and/or executing global HEOR efforts, supporting education and training activities for regional cross-functional teams to support access and launch readiness activities, and ensuring payer insights are leveraged to inform strategic business decisions. Key is to develop and modify HEOR strategies and tactical plans in support of global market access and medical organization strategies to leverage and demonstrate the value of Cepheid’s products.

Collaboration with others is critical and this role works closely with the Clinical Development, Regulatory and Business Units to ensure appropriate and timely integration of all relevant HEOR and payer evidence into the clinical planning to maximize the US, EU and Emerging Markets labels and value evidence and with Medical Affairs, Government Affairs, Marketing, and Commercial teams to fully understand and continually refine product outcomes and economic positioning and to ensure the alignment of HEOR and overall payer strategies as well as ensure alignment of tactical plans with commercial and medical strategy.

The VP of Global HEOR will also ensure payer insights are leveraged to inform strategic business decisions, such as product development, marketing and commercial strategies, clinical and medical affairs and lead establishment & maintenance of payer value stories inclusive of key clinical, economic and patient-centered value messages and identify opportunities to strengthen value story. Lead rollout of global Market Access readiness materials to regional cross-functional teams to support access and launch activities.

This position is within the Market Access and Government Affairs organization and will be Remote and may include domestic and international travel up to 30%. This organization influences and provides input to the strategy of the Company and ensures optimal access to its addressable markets.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop and modify HEOR strategies and tactical plans in support of global market access and medical organization strategies to leverage and demonstrate the value of Cepheid’s products.

  • Lead efforts to assess and synthesize the existing evidence base and value evidence needs for payer & Health Technology Assessment (HTA) purposes. Also develop, oversee, and/or contribute to HTA submissions and responses including oversight of the development and maintenance of robust HTA tools to meet the evidentiary standards of regulators, HTA organizations, reimbursement authorities, third-party payers and other organizations that review evidence for formulary and access decision making, including global value dossiers, economic models, real world evidence, evidence synthesis & meta-analyses.

  • Develop and oversee quantitative health economic modeling and outcomes research/real-world evidence (RWE) studies with an integrated global approach for maximizing pricing and early/sustained market access.

  • Ensure alignment of HEOR strategies with Commercial and Medical strategy, including providing payer-based & HTA-based value evidence input into evidence development programs for Cepheid products while providing methodological and analytical expertise regarding the collection, analysis, and utilization of experimental and observational data and contributing to pre-approval and post-marketing clinical and economic utility studies.

  • Ensure that appropriate global quantitative research and health economic modeling are undertaken to develop an integrated global approach for maximizing launch prices and early/sustained market access.

  • Develop and execute a comprehensive and compelling HEOR publication plan as a part of the product publication strategy to appropriately disseminate to the value messages and evidence.

  • Develop innovative strategies for accelerating market access, which may include alternative payment methodologies, value-based agreements, payer and/or pharma partnerships, Quality strategy, and new methods for evidence-generation.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 20+ years of relevant experience OR MS, MPH, MBA, PhD, PharmD, or MD (preferred) with 18+ years of relevant global HEOR experience in pipeline and marketed products.

  • 6+years managing people

  • Span of control across multiple therapeutic areas such as Medical Devices, Diagnostics, Infectious Diseases, and/or Oncology

  • Leading Market Access efforts, including HTA (Health Technology Assessment) pricing and reimbursement in US and major EU markets.

  • Demonstrated understanding of the dynamics of the US and Ex-US health care systems and financing mechanisms; Public and private payor experience required.

  • Experience in diagnostics/ Health Technology product development and/or commercialization (may be concurrent with health economics research and strategy experience).

  • Expertise in methodologies and study designs that produce clinically and economically relevant value information in both the development and post-launch time period.

Danaher company offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to our lives. Whether it’s a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits at danaherbenefitsinfo.com.

At Cepheid we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, remote working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a remote work arrangement in which you can work remotely from your home. Additional information about this remote work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Cepheid can provide.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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