Health Economics Job Description

Health Economics Job Description

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Health economics provides health economics, outcomes research, and analytical expertise to Managed Care and Commercial functions for the purpose of enhancing GHI’s ability to achieve reimbursement, market access, and sales goals.

Health Economics Duties & Responsibilities

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Develops and manages research partnerships with academia, thought leaders, managed care and other external customers
Support the Associate Director in the development and execution of evidence strategies and plans
Collaborate with Commercial Marketing
Ensure that evidence created by GHEMA supports the needs of clinical and non-clinical stakeholders
Create economic tools and materials to support access and uptake
Work with regional HEMA partners to create global dissemination plans
Identifying strategic or implementation problems early and identifying and engaging appropriate resources
Provides expert advice on HEOR and HTA submissions methods, clinical development needs, real world data development and analysis, regulatory issues and access
Ensure HTA requirement is built in including RWE, analysis, studies..etc needed to submit a final HTA dossier
At least 5-7 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry (or equivalent) with at least 2 years at manager level

Health Economics Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Health Economics

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: HIT, DMOS, CCSP, AHIMA

Education for Health Economics

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Employers hiring for the health economics job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Master's and Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Health, Statistics, Epidemiology, Mathematics, Public Health, Life Science, Medical, Health Services, Life Sciences

Skills for Health Economics

Desired skills for health economics include:

Technology assessment
Reimbursement policies related to the device industry
Health economics
Drug development and commercialization process
Managed care
Regulatory and commercial compliance issues relating to conducting research and disseminating of scientific information
Outcomes research methods
Evidence requirements that impact reimbursement and market access

Desired experience for health economics includes:

Follow and review current professional literature in order to keep current regarding changing requirements and developing trends in HTA and other reimbursement authorities
Follow the HE literature
Scientific degree in health science, economics, and/or social science or equivalent
Track record of strong liaisons with international thought leaders in the area of HTA and/or HE & OR
Proven ability to understand business strategy
Demonstrated understanding of all aspects of PBAC submissions (clinical and economic)

Health Economics Examples


Health Economics Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of health economics. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for health economics
  • Ensures all HEOR activities for the responsible brands and pipeline compounds are in alignment with overall CD and MA plans brand strategies
  • Responsible for timely execution of HEOR projects in order to deliver relevant and quality data in support of the value demonstration of Acorda products
  • Leads the development of study design and conduct, identification of data source, liaising with the pubs team to develop a publication plan (including presentations and other methods of dissemination) for the responsible products
  • Manages HEOR budget for responsible products within variance and timeline
  • Collaborates with clinical leads to incorporate health-economic endpoints in TPPs and clinical development plans (CDP)
  • Facilitates the communication of HEOR research results to customers through interaction with CD, MA, Brand Teams, managed markets, and other key internal customers
  • Responsible for training associates in the Medical Affairs and other departments, as needed
  • Provides HEOR subject matter expertise and leadership in a matrix environment internally
  • Assist in the design, development, and execution of health economic and outcomes research strategies that demonstrate the value of pipeline products
  • Support the integration of HEOR evidence into HTA submissions
Qualifications for health economics
  • Experience and willingness to work in a global environment is essential
  • Advanced data management skills required
  • Demonstrated experience in developing countries required
  • Experience coordinating research studies in developing countries preferred
  • Familiarity with cost data collection and analysis ideal
  • Familiarity with health systems in developing countries preferred

Health Economics Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a health economics. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for health economics
  • Help to manage the integration of economic, health-related quality of life, and resource use parameters into Phase II-III development and post-market programs
  • Interface with clinical, medical, market research and marketing colleagues to align HEOR research programs with business needs
  • Effectively communicate health economic and outcomes research findings internally and externally
  • Responsible for global health economic study design, conduct and publication
  • Demonstrates an understanding of data modeling (relationships, data types, tables, ) and analytics concepts (queries, reporting, association of data sources)
  • Demonstrates familiarity in using modeling and reporting tools and how to use them during the analysis process
  • Design, implement, and directly manage outcomes research studies and the development of models/tools from concept through publication
  • Independently lead the development of new health economic models and analyzers to support the Metabolics franchise
  • Assess the quality measures and health policy landscape and provide recommendations for appropriate research studies
  • Ensure quality of design, execution, and publication of outcomes research studies
Qualifications for health economics
  • Implement tactical planning activities required to achieve health economics and outcomes research strategic objectives (e.g., preparation of literature reviews, design and evaluate clinical research studies, select appropriate quality of life instruments, select productivity loss measures and other patient data collection tools for input into clinical trials)
  • Work with new product development teams to ensure health economics and outcomes research needs are incorporated into product development plans and timelines
  • Manages the preparation of core HEOR registration and formulary packages including dossiers
  • Provides HEOR support to pricing and reimbursement strategy for responsible products
  • Ensures records of filings and approvals are maintained
  • Presents and attends professional meetings as a representative of Acorda

Health Economics Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of health economics. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for health economics
  • Lead Health Economic Outcomes Research efforts in support of innovative contracting and assessment of research studies to evaluate those arrangements
  • Developing or editing documents for submission to external regulatory
  • Actively participate in strategy meetings and provide cross-country insights and learnings
  • Review HTA submissions from a content and quality perspective to ensure alignment with agreed-upon strategy and guardrails
  • Support payer engagement
  • You will ensure efficient and timely development of key HEOR deliverables
  • To manage cross functional teams in the development and submission of high quality evidence dossiers
  • Work in partnership with functional departments, including R&D, Medical Affairs, Reimbursement, Regulatory Affairs and Marketing to assure that the appropriate HEOR value proposition is incorporated throughout the product development process, from the earliest stages
  • Lead health economic studies (cost-of-illness studies, utility assessment, database analysis, patients chart review, Delphi panel, …)
  • Write and coordinate internal review the HE evidences deliverables (HE plan, value pack, HE part of access dossier)
Qualifications for health economics
  • A minimum of five to seven years post-graduate experience in HEOR is required, preferably in a pharmaceutical industry or consulting setting
  • Demonstrated skills to independently conduct HEOR research with solid knowledge in methodology
  • Strong understanding of current compliance regulations
  • Established background in developing research collaborations with external stakeholders
  • Understanding of United States and ROW health care systems and economics
  • Must be able to apply advanced scientific and medical skills and act as a role model and mentor for members of CD, MA and the FBM team

Health Economics Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of health economics. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for health economics
  • Evaluating molecules in late stage development
  • Developing microsimulation model specification document and preliminary model
  • Support senior researchers in conducting program and policy analyses related to substance abuse and mental health
  • Perform qualitative and/or quantitative research activities of moderate technical complexity
  • Write proposal sections of moderate technical complexity requiring application of evaluation methodologies
  • Conduct in-person and telephone interviews with key informants such as program directors, stakeholders, and technical specialists
  • Conduct methodological and topic area literature reviews
  • Perform analytic analyses using Excel, SAS or STATA (quantitative) or NVivo or Atlas.ti (qualitative)
  • Manage, mentor and develop a high performing team through hiring and/or development of in-house talent
  • Provide oversight of HEOR expertise and input for HEOR projects/initiatives, protocol development, regulatory documents, scientific publications, and independent research proposals within therapeutic area for both in-line and development products
Qualifications for health economics
  • Able to implement projects including key stake holders with high degree of autonomy
  • Proven record of HEOR publication a plus
  • Working knowledge of VBA, Matlab, or SAS a plus
  • Minimum of 5 years of HEOR experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry
  • In addition to experience in HEOR, it is a plus to have held past roles in Strategy, Account Management or other business planning role
  • Travel is expected to be less than 10%, but may vary based on business needs

Health Economics Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a health economics. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for health economics
  • Drive HEOR business planning process that is aligned with the therapeutic area/product strategy
  • Ensure team members have a robust understanding of products in development, the competitive landscape, US healthcare market, evolving medical practice standards and advances in HECOR assessments/data
  • Work with appropriate internal and external stakeholders to develop clinically meaningful quality controls, performance metrics, outcome assessments, analysis plans and publications relevant to HECOR data generation activities
  • May review new product licensing and acquisition opportunities for marketed and late-stage compounds as it relates to HEOR and ASMA
  • Drafting of research protocols, abstracts, posters and manuscripts for publication
  • Gathering clinical and economic data from the literature to populate model parameters and develop Value dossiers
  • Designing models of natural history of disease and costs of care to evaluate impacts of clinical or policy interventions on patient outcomes, population health, and health care system costs
  • Database analysis (Retrospective and/or prospective)
  • Familiarity with SAS programming and statistical analysis
  • Development of research proposals
Qualifications for health economics
  • A track record of success functioning in dynamic, matrix environments with the ability to multitask seamlessly
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills along with the ability to interact constructively across all levels of an organization - The ability to effectively present technical data and complex concepts to diverse audiences
  • Understanding of United States health care systems and economics
  • University degree in business, economics or life sciences
  • Good knowledge of health economics
  • Good scientific and business acumen

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