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Senior Health Economics & Outcomes Research Specialist




Mounds View, MN, 55112, USA


Senior Health Economics & Outcomes Research Specialist


Mounds View, Minnesota, United States

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2 days ago

Careers That Change Lives

Impact patient outcomes. Come for a job, stay for a career.

The Cardiac and Vascular Group brings all of our cardiac and vascular businesses together into one cross-functional, collaborative operating unit to employ the full breadth of our talent, technologies, products, services, and solutions to address the needs of customers and patients across the globe.

A Day in the Life

The Senior Health Economics Outcomes Research (HEOR) Specialist will be a critical leader on the HEOR team. The Senior Specialist is responsible for providing analytical and methodological expertise to support 1) the development of global health economic and outcomes evidence for Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure products, and 2) the development and implementation of strategic reimbursement and economic value initiatives for new and commercialized Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure products and therapies on a global basis. While this position will be called upon to support all therapies, focus and support of the Patient Monitoring and Diagnostic business will be required.

•Support the development and execution of global reimbursement and economic value strategies for integration into the development, sales and marketing of the portfolio of cardiac rhythm and heart failure devices and services. Particularly attention and focus will be on strategies fulfilled through outcomes research, not primary clinical research.

•Provide input on evidence gaps and support for planning post-clinical activities, educational activities, health economic and outcomes research activities and /or other support needs to fill gaps.

•Envision, develop and execute other economic evidence generation activities such as cost-effectiveness modeling, budget impact modeling, discrete event simulation and meta-analysis.

•Ensure relevant data points are integrated into clinical trials to support future evidence-based economic value messages.

•Develop therapeutic and device operation knowledge and apply this knowledge to evidence needs.

•Extraction and analysis of administrative health care and claims data to help understand health services utilization, treatment patterns, site of service, payer mix and costs associated with the use of cardiac rhythm and heart failure products, services or patients indicated for such therapies. Analysis may be used to support evidence development, clinical trial design, and reimbursement market trends.

•Facilitate meetings with health care professionals, reimbursement and economic consultants, and senior internal personnel as required to support strategic development or tactical implementation.

•Act as a member (core or extended) of clinical study and product development teams to insure appropriate inclusion of economic stakeholder needs.

•Partner with regional economic managers group on critical “hand-offs” which includes translation of evidence into economic stakeholder messages and development of economic tools and customer resources.

•Participate in the annual operating and strategic planning processes to represent the interest of the assigned devices and services in a prioritized manner based on greatest potential contribution to business threat and potential growth.

Must Have: Minimum Qualifications

•Bachelor’s degree

•5 years training and experience in health economics, health policy, epidemiology or health services research

•Experience in data analysis with a focus on health economic and outcomes research

•Project management experience; demonstrated consultative mindset

•Experience in healthcare industry (medical device, pharmaceutical, biotech, insurance, hospital, health system)

Nice to Have

•PhD, MPH or MHA

•Postgraduate training in health economics, health policy, health services research, healthcare administration or similar

•Experience in medical device or pharmaceutical industry

•Experience in health insurance or health care delivery industry

•Experience in strategic reimbursement planning globally

•Experience in diagnostic technologies

•Experience in cardiovascular disease

•Proven excellent oral, written, and presentation communication skills

•Proven relationship-building and maintaining skills with internal and external stakeholders including physician customers, hospital administrators or payers

•Proven ability to work effectively in a highly matrixed organization

•Broad perspective and understanding of business issues related to medical devices and/or pharmaceuticals

•High productivity level as evidenced by ability to effectively prioritize

•Strong track record of good judgment

•Advanced programming skills (SAS, SPSS, R, etc.)

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. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position.

The physical demands described within the Day in the Life 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.


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.

This employer participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here:

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Medtronic, Inc.
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Medtronic, Inc. manufactures and sells device-based medical therapies worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Cardiac and Vascular Group, and Restorative Therapies Group. The Cardiac and Vascular Group’s products include pacemakers; implantable defibrillators; leads and delivery systems; ablation products; electrophysiology catheters; products for the treatment of atrial fibrillation; information systems for the management of patients with cardiac rhythm disease management (CRDM) devices; coronary and peripheral stents and related delivery systems; therapies for uncontrolled hypertension; endovascular stent graft systems; heart valve replacement technologies; cardiac tissue ablation systems; and open heart and coronary bypass grafting surgical products. The Restorative Therapies Group offers products for various areas of the spine; bone graft substitutes; biologic products; trauma, implantable neurostimulation therapies, and drug delivery devices for the treatment of chronic pain, movement disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), overactive bladder, urinary retention, and fecal incontinence and gastroparesis; external insulin pumps; subcutaneous CGM systems; products to treat conditions of the ear, nose, and throat; and devices that incorporate advanced energy technology. It also manufactures and sells image-guided surgery and intra-operative imaging systems; and provides Web-based therapy management software solutions. The company serves hospitals, physicians, clinicians, and patients in approximately 140 countries. Medtronic, Inc. was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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