Premium Associate Member Directory

MDMA Premium Associate Members


Access Strategy Partners Inc (ASPI)

Access Strategy Partners Inc (ASPI) is a healthcare key account management and client engagement strategy firm. ASPI aligns medical device companies with providers and supply chain organizations to simplify the acquisition of leading-edge technology and improve care delivery.  ASPI services include:

 

Diagnostic Assessment:  A rigorous, proprietary supplier qualification process to identify gaps and determine readiness and suggested strategic imperatives for productive  healthcare provider and supplier engagement

 

Key Account Management: Strategic relationship management for key IDNs, RPCs and national GPOs to facilitate successful commercial access

 

Consulting Services: Key focus areas include Commercialization, Supply Chain, Health Economics, Pricing & Contract Operations, Physician Advisory, Marketing Communications, International Planning & more

 

For more information, please visit: www.accessstrategypartners.com


Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading global law firm providing innovative legal services and business solutions to individuals and institutions. They are one of the world's largest firms, with more than 900 lawyers and professionals in 20 offices. The booming health care technology market, though fertile ground for success for medical device and diagnostic companies, carries with it significant regulatory and compliance challenges, both domestically and internationally. Akin Gump's health care and life sciences lawyers and advisors have comprehensive knowledge of this complex, highly regulated industry and the rapidly changing issues that confront it that is derived from many years of hands-on experience. 

For more information, visit www.akingump.com


  

Alliant

Alliant's Life Science and Medical Products Specialty Group serves clients in every state and in many foreign countries because they deliver cost-effective solutions that optimize coverage and meet companies specific needs. Providing coverage audit, insurance/asset protection and risk management services to hundreds of life science manufacturers and distributors; Alliant clients include public and private companies with operations ranging from start ups conducting clinical trials to extensive global manufacturing & distribution. Ranking among the 15 largest U.S. insurance brokerages; Alliant provides property & casualty, workers' compensation, employee benefits, surety, and financial products and services to more than 20,000 specialized clients.

For more information, contact: Matthew Cohn, Senior Vice President, (O) 602-707-1917, (C) 602-980-3191, mcohn@alliant.com 


ANR Consulting, LLC

Adi Renbaum, owner of ANR Consulting, is a strategic advisor to medical technology companies commercializing devices in the U.S. She has led national campaigns for coverage and payment of new devices by Medicare and commercial payers, and negotiated regional and national payer/provider contracts. Her experience includes obtaining new payments for hospital-based surgical devices and implants, drug/device combination products, and office-based procedures and diagnostics. She works with specialty medical societies to build physician advocacy and consensus to secure new AMA CPT procedure codes for novel procedures. She serves on the CMS MEDCAC Panel (2017-2019), and is co-director of the National Association of Managed Care Physicians-Medical Directors Institute.


Arnold & Porter

Arnold & Porter is a firm of nearly 1,000 lawyers, providing sophisticated litigation and transactional capabilities, renowned regulatory experience and market-leading multidisciplinary practices in the life sciences and financial services industries. Client-driven and industry focused, our lawyers practice across more than 30 practice areas, including bankruptcy, corporate finance, intellectual property, litigation, real estate and tax, to help clients with complex needs stay ahead of the global market, anticipate opportunities and address issues that impact the very value of their businesses. Our global reach, experience and deep knowledge allow us to work across geographic, cultural, technological and ideological borders, to offer clients forward-looking, results-oriented solutions that resolve their US, international and cross-border legal needs.

For more information visit www.arnoldporter.com


Baker & Hostetler LLP

Recognized as one of the top firms for client service, BakerHostetler is a leading national law firm that helps clients around the world address their most complex and critical business and regulatory issues. With six core national practice groups - Business, Digital Assets and Data Management, Intellectual Property, Labor and Employment, Litigation, and Tax - the firm has nearly 1,000 lawyers located coast to coast.

For more information visit www.bakerlaw.com.


BHI

Leveraging the power of medical and pharmacy claims data from more than 200 million Americans, Blue Health Intelligence delivers insights that empower healthcare organizations to improve patient care, reduce costs, and optimize performance. With the largest, most up-to-date, and uniform data set in healthcare, BHI provides an accurate representation of the health profile of commercially insured Americans to payors, providers, employers, medical device companies, and other healthcare stakeholders.
Please
contact Joe Bisson for more information:

Joe.bisson@bluehealthintelligence.com

(p) (312) 540-5127


 

Canary Insights/ Policy Reporter, a TrialCard Company

Canary Insights, acquired by pharmaceutical solutions provider TrialCard in October 2020, is now part of Policy Reporter, a TrialCard company. Canary Insights continuously mines coverage and reimbursement changes for your therapy and products. We perform a daily search of over 250+ commercial payers, Medicare, Medicaid, and other healthcare sites. Canary Insights alerts you to these changes on a daily basis so you are the first to know. Canary Insights was created by coverage and reimbursement experts, able to recognize and navigate today’s complex healthcare environment. We understand how medical device, biotech, and pharma companies need up-to-date information on payer coverage decisions. Canary Insights delivers these important changes to you, on time, so you can effectively manage your customer and business needs.

Please email to ptelgener@CanaryInsights.com schedule a demo or free trial or visit www.canaryinsights.com.


  

Capital One Healthcare

Capital One Healthcare is a leading provider of financial services to the industry. Customers across healthcare sectors—including medical devices, long term care, pharmaceuticals, hospitals and outpatient services, healthcare IT and medical properties —rely on Capital One Healthcare to finance acquisitions, refinance existing debt, support working capital needs and fund growth initiatives. With in-depth expertise, our team of professionals creates solutions tailored to meet the needs of our customers.

 

Capital One Healthcare is a part of Capital One Commercial Banking, which leverages a relationship-based banking model that seamlessly delivers an array of products and services including loans and deposit accounts, treasury management services, merchant services, investment banking, international services and correspondent banking.


For more please visit: https://www.capitalone.com/commercial/healthcare/


Chubb Limited
For more than 25 years, Chubb Limited ("Chubb") has been providing cost-effective risk management and insurance protection tailored to the unique requirements of medical device companies. Chubb's insurance professionals specialize in the medical device market; they understand the issues and develop solutions for unique insurance needs. This experience and expertise, coupled with Chubb's financial strength and superior claims service, were the reasons MDMA selected Chubb as its preferred insurer for Property, Package, Clinical Trials Liability, Errors and Omissions Liability Insurance, Products Liability & Professional Liability Insurance. To learn more about MDMA Member Benefits through Chubb, click HERE. To learn more about customized insurance solutions for MDMA members, click HERE.

 

 Covington & Burling LLP

Covington & Burling LLP is an international law firm that represents medical device companies from start-up ventures to multinational manufacturers. Our attorneys include former offices of FDA, CMS, DOJ, and other government agencies, allowing us to represent clients on the full range of legal and regulatory matters, including FDA regulatory, reimbursement, data privacy, intellectual property, litigation, corporate and transactional matters, and government relations. Covington also assists clients in connection with government enforcement actions, ranging from 483 responses to criminal proceedings. With offices across the U.S., and in Europe and China, we are able to advise companies on a global basis.

For more information, visit www.cov.com


  

E.M.M.A. International Consulting Group, Inc. 

E.M.M.A. International Consulting Group, Inc. is a global leader in management consulting services, with headquarters in Farmington Hills, MI. We focus on quality, regulatory, and compliance services for the Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals, and Medical Device industries.

 

E.M.M.A. International Consulting Group has services available to satisfy any quality and compliance needs. We provide specialized services, backed by extensive knowledge and industry expertise. Our mission is to provide significant value to our customers and leave them completely satisfied. We work within the corporate culture and alongside the employees to do the “heavy lifting” required to make improvements meaningful and permanent. We exclusively offer QualiPro, an Enterprise Quality Management Software (EQMS), through our partnership with Saphir Consult.

 

For more information, visit http://www.emmainternational.com/


 

Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

With nearly 350 intellectual property professionals, Finnegan is one of the world’s largest IP law firms practicing all aspects of patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret law, including counseling, prosecution, licensing, and litigation.  Finnegan delivers sophisticated legal strategies to help medical device clients protect, advocate, and leverage their valuable IP assets.  Our experience handling some of the most complex innovations in the medical device, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and diagnostics industries allows us to offer insight and advice on critical legal issues your business may face. From determining the competitive landscape for new products to developing comprehensive litigation strategies, we provide a full range of services to our medical device clients, which include startups, Fortune 100, and Global 1000 companies.

 

For more information, visit www.finnegan.com


Hogan Lovells

Hogan Lovells

Straight talking. Understanding and solving the problem before it becomes one. Delivering clear and practical advice that gets your job done. Hogan Lovells offers extensive experience and insights gained from working in some of the world's most complex legal environments and markets for corporations, financial institutions, and governments. We help you identify and mitigate risk and make the most of opportunities. Our 2,500 lawyers on six continents provide practical legal solutions wherever your work takes you.

For more information, visit http://www.hoganlovells.com/


   

Hull Associates

Hull Associates is a global government affairs and reimbursement consultancy, focused on medical device and diagnostics issues in 22 markets worldwide. We specialize in managing the relationships that are critical to successful implementation of reimbursement and market access strategies. We focus with our clients on building their capabilities to manage and execute solid international reimbursement strategies. HullAssociates successfully manages all dimensions of reimbursement, from understanding the technical aspects of payment systems to leveraging maximum political advantage of key stakeholder interests. Our firm delivers fully integrated support to maximize market outcomes for medical device clients, from dossier preparation to sales force trainings and coalition building. Seasoned medical device consultants in all major markets of the Globe. Providing reimbursement analysis, market forecasting, pricing studies and lobbying support in all the the major markets.

For more information, visit www.hullassociates.com


Invus Opportunities Fund

For more information, visit www.invus.com


JD LYMON Group

In today's complex healthcare market, there are many hurdles that life science companies must overcome. One of the greatest of these is securing reimbursement. Without it, medical device and biopharmeceutical companies face an uphill battle in obtaining funding and successfully bringing their products to market. The JD LYMON Group has brought together seasoned experts with proven success in policy, health economics, clinical trial design, and reimbursement. We develop innovative strategies to effectively and efficiently navigate companies through the complex healthcare landscape. There's a lot of pressure on life sciences companies to secure reimbursement for their medical innovations. We thrive on it and deliver custom solutions based on the unique needs of our clients through a comprehensive combination of experience and expertise. 

For more information visit www.jdlymon.com


Latham & Watkins

For more than 25 years, Latham & Watkins has represented life sciences companies at all stages of development, from start-up and emerging growth to mature public companies. Latham's dedicated team provides a deep understanding of the industry and comprehensive advice across our clients most complex regulatory, transactional, investigatory, and litigation challenges.

For more information, please visit www.LW.com.


MCRA - Musculoskeletal Clinical Regulatory Advisers LLC

MCRA is the leading industry-specialized CRO and integrated advisory firm that assists clients through the entire technology life cycle, from strategic planning through commercialization. MCRA’s regulatory team, which includes many former FDA officials with combined agency and industry experience in the areas of cardiovascular, orthopedics, neurology and digital health, provides best in class regulatory strategy support.  MCRA’s reimbursement team works with many early stage companies to define and execute successful US reimbursement and market access strategies.  MCRA’s CRO can fully execute clinical studies or provide support to companies as they take lead in study execution.  The MCRA team provides services to a wide range of organizations in the healthcare industry, including start-ups to the world's leading healthcare organizations. The full suite of integrated advisory services helps augment internal capabilities and processes, as well as ensure the ability to overcome regulatory and reimbursement hurdles.

For more information, please visit www.mcra.com.


Medical Technology Partners

Medical Technology Partners' (MTP) mission is to accelerate the rate of trial and acceptance of important new medical technologies through proper management of the reimbursement system. Medical Technology Partners' 20+ years of experience with over 190 medical technologies and knowledge of the health care system helps companies understand, operate and navigate/negotiate the new reimbursement realities impacting the marketplace by developing real-world functional strategies and plans. MTP is committed to excellent customer service, advancing patient care, and making timely, executable recommendations. Our engagements with a single technology often exceeds five years. Our access and relationships with health policy thought-leaders, public and private insurers and regulators help developers plan and execute effective strategies for their technologies.

Medical Technology Partners will enhance the development of important new medical technologies by providing high quality and fully integrated reimbursement support services to the medical industry, with an emphasis on medical device and diagnostic technologies.   Medical Technology Partners also owns and operates PayerInsights.net, which provides medical technology developers and manufacturers with direct information from insurer personal about processes to review new technology.

For more information, visit either www.medicaltechpartners.com or www.payerinsights.net for more information or email President Jerry Stringham at jstringham@medicaltechpartners.com


 

 

 

Novozymes

Novozymes is the world leader in biological solutions. Together with customers, partners and the global community, we improve industrial performance while preserving the planet's resources and helping to build better lives. As the world's largest provider of enzyme and microbial technologies, our bioinnovation enables higher agricultural yields, low-temperature washing, energy-efficient production, renewable fuel and many other benefits that we rely on today and in the future. We call it Rethink Tomorrow.

Enhanced enzymatic medical device detergent offers an innovative approach to advancing device reprocessing.

For more information, visit www.novozymes.com/en/enzymes-in-medical


Pacific Bridge Medical

Pacific Bridge Medical (PBM) is a leading medical consulting firm dedicated to assisting medical companies with business development and regulatory affairs in Asia. We have helped hundreds of companies achieve success in the Asian medical markets since our founding in 1988. Our services include registering medical products, finding distributors, sourcing/manufacturing, setting up joint ventures, conducting market research, and more. We have offices in China, Japan, Singapore, and Hong Kong, and partners throughout Asia.

Visit our website for free, informative resources, including webcasts, publications, research reports, and a monthly Asia medical e-newsletter.

For more information, visit www.pacificbridgemedical.com


Patient Square Capital

Patient Square Capital is a dedicated health care investment firm that delivers outstanding results to our investors by partnering with best-in-class management teams whose products, services and technologies improve health.

We utilize our deep industry expertise, our broad network of relationships and a true partnership approach to make investments in companies that will grow and thrive. We believe in the power these companies have to improve patient lives, strengthen communities and create a healthier world.


Polsinelli PC

Polsinelli is an Am Law 100 firm with 900 attorneys in 21 offices nationwide. Recognized by legal research firm BTI Consulting as one of the top firms for excellent client service and client relationships, the firm's attorneys provide value through practical legal counsel infused with business insight, and focus on health care, financial services, real estate, intellectual property, middle-market corporate, labor and employment business litigation.

The firm's health care and life science attorneys provide strategic guidance and legal advice to medical device companies on a broad range of issues, including protecting intellectual property rights, FDA pre-market regulatory strategies and post-market compliance, sales and marketing operations (including direct-to-consumer marketing compliance), digital and telehealth counseling, Medicare and private insurance coverage and reimbursement, and HIPAA and state privacy laws. Polsinelli also assists in developing and implementing corporate compliance programs that address key compliance areas, including the development of policies and procedures, conducting risk assessments, and performing internal reviews, audits and investigations. Should inquiry or audit occur, the firm also has deep experience representing medical device manufacturers and suppliers in connection with criminal and civil litigation on matters involving the False Claims Act, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, federal and state fraud waste and abuse laws, enforcement actions by the DOJ, HHS-OIG, FDA and CMS.

For more information, please contact: Michael M. Gaba, Vice Chair, FDA Practice Group, 202-772-8496 or mgaba@polsinelli.com


PRIA Healthcare Management, LLC

PRIA is a healthcare management firm determined to bring the latest medical devices, treatments, and procedures to physicians and patients nationwide. Since 2012, it has been our goal to combat the increasingly faulty and unpredictable reimbursement system – one that is blocking innovation and preventing providers from giving patients the care they need.

 

Our patient access programs overcome investigational / experimental denials by leveraging clinical data, expert case management, and centralizing the messaging of physicians, patients, and medical device manufacturers. Our patient-based approach to support authorization and appeals gives our clients true transparency into the case by case adoption of your procedure by payers and builds a foundational argument for establishing positive coverage policies.

 

We help accelerate the adoption and commercialization of innovative medical devices, procedures, and treatments.

 

If your product or procedure is experiencing significant coverage barriers visit our website to learn how we can help you accelerate payer adoption.

 

www.priahealthcare.com/


Shook, Hardy & Bacon

For more than 45 years, the world's leading pharmaceutical and medical device companies have relied on Shook, Hardy & Bacon to advance their business interests in the courtroom and beyond. In addition to fielding the largest product liability practice in the world, the firm provides regulatory, environmental, commercial and intellectual property counseling to drug and device manufacturers. Shook has been recognized by numerous publications, including Chambers, The American Lawyer, and Who's Who Legal, as among the premier legal practices supporting the life sciences.

https://www.shb.com/ 


T3 Advisors

As the trusted real estate and workplace advisory firm to the world's leading innovators, T3 Advisors focuses on empowering companies to use their space as a tool to directly benefit their culture, profit and growth. With offices in Boston, Palo Alto, San Francisco, and New York, and projects all over the world, T3 Advisors is the only tenant-rep commercial real estate firm in the country that focuses exclusively on the technology and life science industries. By representing only tenants, T3 also offers a transparent, conflict-free look into real estate strategy. 

T3 advises innovative companies in all stages—from startup to post-IPO—and provides services in real estate brokerage, project management, government advocacy, workplace and culture advisory, real estate portfolio management, global location strategy, and other corporate real estate services.

For more information, visit t3advisors.com.

TAMM Net, Inc.

TAMM Net, Inc., is a, reimbursement and regulatory consultancy serving biomedical manufacturers. TAMM Net helps manufacturers navigate the federal government, capturing opportunities and overcoming obstacles to commercialization. Among our core services is facilitating clinical trials with federal resources, understanding and gaining reimbursement and marketing approvals/clearances and contracting with federal departments/agencies. Our reimbursement and regulatory experts have expansive resumes and relationships with key stakeholders. Learn more about TAMM Net, at http://tammnet.com and discover how we can help you achieve your goals.


The Waldmann Group

For more than 25 years, Dan Waldmann has been driving growth and solving business challenges for medical technology innovators and healthcare providers through innovative government relations and communication strategies. With broad experience in FDA regulation, Medicare and Medicaid payment policy, provider and payer relations, state and federal lobbying, crisis response, and communications support for strategic transactions. The Waldmann Group can provide valuable expertise to MDMA members at all stages of product and company development. For more information, contact info@thewaldmanngroup.com.


Washington Consular Services, Inc.

Washington Consular Services, Inc. (WCS) is the leading provider of international document apostille and legalization services to the medical devices industry. For over 36 years, WCS has delivered quality, efficiency, and innovation to enable our customers to ensure international regulatory compliance and sell more products in international markets.

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For more information, please visit www.wcss.com.


Ximedica

Ximedica is a full-service product development firm exclusively focused on medical technologies.  Entrusted by the world’s leading medical and pharmaceutical companies as well as emergent start-ups, we help our clients envision, develop and deliver their innovations to market.  Both ISO 13485 certified and FDA registered, our Quality System ensures the breakthrough designs and intellectual property we create improve outcomes and enhance lives. Ximedica has offices in Providence, Minneapolis, San Francisco, Silicon Valley and Hong Kong.  For more information contact: Cindy Carter, Marketing Manager. (m) 408-401-6261 or visit www.ximedica.com