The Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC) today announced that Jo Carol Hiatt, MD, MBA has joined the organization as Vice President of Health Economics and Patient Value (HEPV).
As VP of HEPV, Dr. Hiatt will facilitate efforts among the MDIC, CMS, private payers and patient advocacy groups to empower medical device companies to better understand the evidence they will need to support efficient CMS review, with the ultimate aim of increasing patient access to innovative medical devices and reducing the cost associated with commercializing these technologies.
She joins MDIC following her most recent tenure leading teams to review new technologies to inform evidence-based clinical technology options for Kaiser Permanente, one of America’s leading health care providers and nonprofit health plans. She is a general surgeon and partner emeritus with the Southern California Permanente Medical Group (SCPMG).
The full press release can be found here.