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PRIA Periodical | April & May 2024

by | Jun 7, 2024

The PRIA Periodical is your premier source for the latest advancements in MedTech and life sciences.  Our objective is to keep you informed about the most cutting-edge innovations transforming healthcare, while also providing valuable insights into the intricacies of commercialization, reimbursement, and market access.

In this edition, we explore pivotal industry events, highlighting how PRIA Healthcare is supporting innovators at every stage of their journey.   From breakthrough developments in interventional pain management and cardiology to advancements in wound care and neurology, we delve into how our expert team is accelerating healthcare innovation. Join us as we navigate the complex landscape of healthcare economics, advocate for consistent and reliable reimbursement, and drive transformative change in patient care.

Join the Award-Winning Future of PRIA Healthcare

At PRIA Healthcare, our fortified commitment to advancing healthcare innovation is unwavering and unparalleled.  Last month, we proudly announced the expansion and growth of our team, as we continue to advocate for consistent and reliable reimbursement, ensuring that cutting-edge medical technologies reach the patients who need them most.  With our mission to accelerate healthcare innovation driving us forward, we are thrilled to share rare opportunities to become a part of our expanding culture, to help us shape the future of healthcare innovation, reimbursement, and market access.

Growing to Optimize Industry-Leading Services

Our growth is not just about numbers; it’s about enhancing our ability to provide unparalleled service to our clients and partners. By expanding our team, we are committed to continuously optimizing our industry-leading service portfolio. This ensures that we remain at the forefront of the MedTech industry, providing the best solutions and support to our clients, prospects, and collaborators.

At PRIA Healthcare, we believe that our team is our greatest asset. As we grow, we are dedicated to maintaining the high standards of excellence and dedication that have earned us our reputation. We look forward to welcoming new team members who share our passion for innovation and excellence in healthcare.

Join us and be a part of an award-winning future, driving change and making a difference in the world of healthcare.

Why Choose PRIA?

  • Mission-Driven Work: When you join PRIA Healthcare, you become part of a dynamic team that significantly contributes to the MedTech innovation space. Our work is not just a job; it’s a mission to transform healthcare and improve patient outcomes.
  • Positive Work Environment: PRIA Healthcare has been recognized as one of Connecticut’s best places to work, and we are proud to offer fully remote positions. Our supportive and collaborative culture ensures that our team members thrive both professionally and personally.
  • Exciting Growth Opportunities: At PRIA, we are dedicated to the success of our clients and constantly strive to exceed expectations. We provide exciting opportunities for growth and development, allowing our team members to make a tangible impact in the healthcare industry.

We invite passionate, hard-working, self-motivated, and client-focused individuals to explore the career opportunities available at PRIA Healthcare. By joining our team, you will play a crucial role in shaping the future of US healthcare market access and reimbursement.

Explore career opportunities at priahealthcare.com/careers and apply to be part of our mission to accelerate healthcare innovation.

PRIA Healthcare: Proud Sponsor of the MedTech Strategist Innovation Summit in Dublin

As a leading sponsor of MedTech Strategist’s 10th Annual Innovation Summit in Dublin, members of our executive team proudly represented PRIA at this globally renowned event.  This summit celebrated a decade of fostering MedTech innovation, featuring insightful discussions on the future of medical technology. Tonya Dowd, MPH, participated in a panel on reimbursement strategies, shedding light on crucial considerations for emerging technologies.

Tonya, Executive Vice President of Reimbursement, Value Generation, and Market Access, contended impactful participation in the panel: “Is Getting Paid Getting Easier?: The Coming of TCET” (Transitional Coverage Extension for Technologies), alongside experts Mike Carusi of Lightstone Ventures and Brian Shields of Neurent Medical, led by Stephen Levin of Market Pathways was a highlight of the event.  Tonya’s reimbursement expertise and unique perspective contributed firsthand knowledge, shedding light on crucial issues and considerations surrounding reimbursement strategies for emerging technologies – an area where not only Tonya excels, but also echoes the mission of PRIA Healthcare.  Be sure to check out highlights from #InnovationDublin24 here.

As a supporting sponsor of #InnovationDublin24, we look forward to leveraging the knowledge, connections, and insights we’ve gained from the summit, and the relationships we’ve forged at the conference to continue accelerating healthcare innovation and making a meaningful difference in the lives of patients worldwide. We extend our gratitude to the MedTech Strategist team for organizing not just another event, but their celebratory 10th successful summit!

Accelerating Healthcare Innovation at ASIPP 2024

Meghan DeChello, Business Development Manager at PRIA Healthcare, recently attended the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP) conference. This event highlighted the crucial role of interventional pain management, a field impacting over 50 million Americans suffering from chronic pain. PRIA Healthcare’s participation bolsters our commitment to advancing healthcare innovation and supporting effective pain management solutions.

ASIPP is dedicated to promoting high-quality, cost-effective interventional pain management techniques.  Since 1998, it has fostered education, certification, and advocacy in this field.  Meghan’s presence at ASIPP24 provided a valuable opportunity for attendees to explore how PRIA Healthcare’s expertise in reimbursement strategy, market access, and payer engagement can accelerate the commercialization of their innovative medical technologies, ultimately improving patient outcomes.

Empowering Cardiology Innovation at ACC24

Stephanie DeFelice, Vice President of Business Development and Marketing at PRIA Healthcare, attended the American College of Cardiology Expo (ACC24).  Cardiology innovation is pivotal, with heart disease remaining a leading cause of death worldwide. ACC24, featuring over 280 companies, offered a platform for collaboration on the latest advances in pharmaceuticals, devices, and health IT.

PRIA Healthcare empowers cardiology innovators by providing expert guidance on reimbursement strategy and market access.  At ACC24, Stephanie discussed how PRIA’s comprehensive support and proven strategies can navigate the complexities of healthcare economics, ensuring optimal market adoption of new technologies.  We encourage innovators in cardiology to connect with Stephanie to explore collaboration opportunities that can transform patient care.

PRIA Healthcare: Empowering Healthcare Innovation with Chelsy Peet

Chelsy Peet, Director of Business Development at PRIA Healthcare, exemplifies our mission to accelerate healthcare innovation.  With a background in supporting MedTech clients, Chelsy’s expertise has been instrumental in simplifying complex processes and ensuring partners’ success.  Her participation in the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA) event underscored our dedication to collaboration and progress in the MedTech industry.

PRIA Healthcare values partnerships with organizations like MDMA, to thoroughly understand the challenges facing MedTech innovators.  Chelsy’s engagement at MDMA brought valuable takeaways that enhance our mission to accelerate healthcare innovation.  We encourage MedTech and life science pioneers to connect with Chelsy and our team of experts to leverage PRIA’s industry-proven capabilities in navigating the US healthcare landscape and accelerate market entry and commercialization for their ground-breaking new technologies.

Pioneering Neurological Innovation with Meghan DeChello

Meghan DeChello represented PRIA Healthcare at the American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting (#AAN24) last month.  This premier event showcased advancements and research in neuroscience, a field critical for treating neurological disorders affecting millions.  With robust experience in the specialty, PRIA Healthcare has partnered with over 250 medical device companies since 2012, providing expertise in navigating complex reimbursement pathways and accelerating market adoption strategies.

At AAN24, Meghan highlighted PRIA’s tailored solutions that streamline processes and drive commercialization success for neurological innovations.  Innovators in neuroscience are invited to connect with Meghan to explore how PRIA can support their technology’s journey from conception to market, ensuring cutting-edge innovative treatments reach patients in need.

Accelerating Innovation in Wound Care at SAWC Spring 2024

Stephanie DeFelice, Vice President of Business Development and Marketing at PRIA Healthcare, represented PRIA at the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) Spring 2024 in May.  This event gathered wound care professionals to discuss the latest advancements in the field.  PRIA Healthcare’s expertise in patient and market access solutions in Wound Care ensures that groundbreaking wound care technologies reach the patients who need them.

With extensive expertise in the wound care specialty, a robust understanding of patient access solutions for wound care technologies, and nearly two decades in healthcare innovation, Stephanie is well versed in the importance of patient and market access for advanced wound care technologies.  PRIA’s services are critical for trailblazers in advancing wound care solutions, as our portfolio can help MedTech, Biotech, and life science innovators overcome barriers to access, navigate the complex healthcare market, and achieve commercial success.  PRIA Healthcare’s Patient access programs are deliberately and strategically aligned with the innovator’s market access approach to provide benefits verification, prior authorization, pre-and post-service appeals, as well as external reviews that can help patients access and use innovative advancements in wound care.

Click here to learn more about the vital importance of PRIA’s services for innovators in the wound care specialty.

Advancing Otolaryngology Innovation at COSM 2024

Meghan DeChello attended the 2024 Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings (COSM 2024).  This event has been a premier forum for exploring the latest in otolaryngology and head and neck surgery.  PRIA Healthcare’s fluency in reimbursement and market access solutions support the entire commercialization journey of innovative otolaryngology technologies, and we recognize the importance of this specialty in continuing to propel medical innovation.

Well-versed in this specialty, Meghan DeChello is eager to field questions and embark on conversations with innovators in the otolaryngology field in an effort to help innovators navigate the complex landscape of medical innovation and reimbursement, and how PRIA can help to prepare your technology for market adoption and commercialization.

Leading the Charge in Cardiology Innovation at Heart Rhythm Society 2024

Stephanie DeFelice, eMBA attended the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) Conference in Boston last month as well – HRS 2024 offered an extensive educational program for heart rhythm professionals and featured over 200 sessions and presentations.  PRIA Healthcare’s authority in reimbursement and market access solutions has supported cardiology innovators since 2012, bringing over 250 medical devices to market.

With cardiological concerns and ailments on the rise in the US, innovation in the specialty is a highly competitive arena and consistently trending with innovation at every turn.

To ensure your cardiology technology reaches the patients that need it most, a robust and comprehensive reimbursement, market access, and patient access strategy is crucial to the commercialization and market adoption of innovative treatments.  Stephanie’s participation in the HRS conference continues to fortify our presence in the specialty, assuring that PRIA is a vital partner to innovators and that we are all working toward a healthier tomorrow – together.

Onto June and July!

Our expert team continues to be at the forefront of major events in the MedTech and life science industry across the globe.  In the rapidly evolving landscape of healthcare, it’s imperative to have an experienced beacon you can trust, and PRIA Healthcare is your vital resource for reimbursement and market access support.

As we close this edition of the PRIA Periodical, we hope you feel inspired by the groundbreaking advancements in MedTech and life sciences that we’ve highlighted. Our commitment to accelerating healthcare innovation through expert commercialization, reimbursement, and market access strategies remains unwavering and unparalleled.

We invite you to stay connected with PRIA Healthcare and join our vibrant community of innovators and industry leaders; Follow us on LinkedIn for the latest updates and insights, subscribe to the PRIA Periodical for ongoing access to valuable information, and reach out to our expert team to start a dialogue about how we can support your treatment’s product journey.  Contact us via email at [email protected] – let’s collaborate to drive transformative change in patient care together.

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