Director, RWI Liaison, Medical Affairs and HEOR @ Astellas Pharma
Owner/Consultant @ MedNavigate, LLC
Associate Director, Global Health Economics and Outcomes Research @ Baxter Healthcare Corporation
MBA, Business @
Western Michigan University
A strategic and results-oriented senior Healthcare Professional and PhD Candidate with a proven track record of generating evidence and leveraging diverse business units to achieve performance goals. An innovative leader with exceptional knowledge of both hospital and alternate site healthcare markets, to include the use of claims and EMR data to understand treatment patterns and generate comparative
A strategic and results-oriented senior Healthcare Professional and PhD Candidate with a proven track record of generating evidence and leveraging diverse business units to achieve performance goals. An innovative leader with exceptional knowledge of both hospital and alternate site healthcare markets, to include the use of claims and EMR data to understand treatment patterns and generate comparative effectiveness across respective practice settings.
Excellent consultative skills; proficient in leading teams and designing programs and solutions to achieve significant performance gains. Strong reputation for proactively identifying and resolving operational issues, controlling costs, automating processes and delivering projects on time and within budget.
Specialties: Strategic partner and change agent who is exceptional at building high performance teams; Extensive experience planning, implementing and trouble-shooting innovative technical solutions to improve system performance. Proficient in statistical modeling in SAS and STATA.
Associate Director, Global Health Economics and Outcomes Research & PhD candidate, Univ. Illinois @ Responsible for collaborating with clinical, medical and marketing leaders to develop and execute global Health Economics and Outcomes Research strategies and tactics which further Medical Products’ strategic goals.
• Coached Hospital-based business on movement away from competition based upon features and benefits to that based upon comparative health outcomes
• Built capabilities and team to allow for internal analysis of retrospective health care claims and EMR databases
• Completed 1 systematic review, 3 comparative outcomes studies and 1 descriptive analysis
• Built framework for understanding of nutrition patterns of care across adult and neonatal landscapes, with manuscript under development
• Introduced consultant and methods for Risk/Return analysis to support ‘Cost of Quality’ campaign From September 2013 to Present (2 years 4 months) Research & Consulting Engagements @ Consulting Engagements:
Coddington Group, LLC (February 2013-present)
Data Scientist for Deloitte Health Informatics
Giles and Associates Consultancy ( December 2012-Feb 2013)
Market Landscape Assessment (CMV) for Astellas, Inc.
NorthShore University Health System (May 2012-August 2012)
Seasonal Research Scientist, Center for Clinical Research Informatics From June 2012 to August 2013 (1 year 3 months) Greater Chicago AreaResearch Assistant @ Pursing a doctorate in Public Health in addition to conducting research for investigators at the University. . From August 2011 to August 2013 (2 years 1 month) Director, Pharmacy Consulting @ Generate $2.5 MM in annual revenue and facilitate collection of 300+ MM in annual capital through the design and oversight of programs that increased the adoption of intelligent infusion devices; Achieved 750 successful installations within the continental U.S. in a period of 5 years; Supported 30 international deployments (Canada, Australia, Saudi Arabia and Columbia); Created an ‘Optimizing Outcomes’ platform utilizing Clinical Mentor Modules to provide a penetration strategy for successive engagements with established clientele From March 2006 to May 2013 (7 years 3 months) Product Director @ Provided leadership and strategic direction for the MedSelect®, SuppySelect®, Centrack® and InterChange™ product lines. Convinced senior management to provide 1 MM in funds to overhaul the MedSelect® automated dispensing cabinet line; successfully orchestrated project plan, beta test period and segmented market launch; Lead project team charged with securing funds and external expert resources to define the strategy for a next generation institutional dispensing platform; Reduced third party expenditures for a sister company via development and execution of a strategy to customized an existing product platform to replace use of a competitor’s product From 2004 to 2006 (2 years) Clinical Pharmacist @ Lead successful installation and process integration for an IV Robot compounding system, Pyxis® Profile order management system and inventory management carousels; Designed and managed a grant-funded Medication Error Prevention Study and utilized results to present recommendations for prioritization of IT initiatives; Co-created a community-wide pharmaceutical access center managed by a regional non-profit agency to provide the underserved with access to prescription medications From 1999 to 2004 (5 years) Director of Pharmacy @ Achieved a full turn-around in performance metrics for a previously neglected pharmaceutical services operation catered to the needs of a 1200 census bed retirement community From December 1995 to September 1999 (3 years 10 months) Consultant Pharmacist @ Assured positive vendor-client relationships and satisfactory performance on CMS accreditation surveys for a territory comprised of ten skilled nursing facilities From January 1993 to November 1995 (2 years 11 months) Consultant Pharmacist @ From May 1991 to January 1993 (1 year 9 months) Clinical Pharmacist @ From May 1989 to April 1991 (2 years) Clinical Pharmacist @ From December 1987 to April 1989 (1 year 5 months)
PhD Candidate, Public Health Sciences @ University of Illinois at Chicago From 2010 to 2014 MBA, Business @ Western Michigan University From 1989 to 1992 B.S., Pharmacy @ Ferris State University From 1983 to 1988 Nancy MBA is skilled in: Medical Devices, Healthcare, Pharmaceutical Industry, Healthcare Information Technology, Hospitals, Informatics, Clinical Research, Oncology, Pharmacy, Healthcare Management, Cross-functional Team Leadership, EHR, Clinical Trials, Patient Safety, Process Improvement
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