The primary mission of the U.S. Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) Department is to improve patient outcomes by developing and communicating the value of Boehringer Ingelheim's (BI) products.
To support this mission, the Director, HEOR Field Priority Accounts is responsible to establish and maintain scientific and strategic relationships with customer stakeholders at priority accounts. They are also responsible to communicate and implement the value evidence of BI products, as well as to translate population health management and quality improvement evidence to actions and decisions. These activities are to be conducted in alignment with the Account Teams, and within BIPI guidelines, policies and directives.
As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.
Duties & Responsibilities:
* Communicate and implement value evidence for our products. Lead implementation of health economics, outcomes and population health management resources and initiatives with priority customers and accounts to take action based on evidence provided. Accountable for delivering and/or coordinating presentation of all value evidence to support assigned accounts. Responsible to convey proactive and reactive health outcome based information for products in the BI portfolio (across therapeutic areas) to executive decision-makers, external scientific experts, and relevant business influencers to inform access and reimbursement decisions. * Provide timely clinical, economic and scientific product updates proactively or in response to unsolicited requests per standard operating procedure (including Dossier) to formulary decision makers or similar entities. * Translate evidence to actions and decisions including population health management and quality improvement. Provide support to priority customers in analyzing and interpreting health outcomes data and assist customers in the use of this information with the goal of optimizing quality improvement and population management initiatives within their organizations. Responsible for leading the execution of relevant field based health economics and outcomes research activities at assigned accounts in order to achieve triple aim in areas of mutual interest to BI. * Primary interface and initial point of contact for the assigned account(s) to drive development of health outcomes and real-world evidence (RWE) programs, and scientific collaborations. * Develop account specific HEOR strategies to ensure effective utilization of HEOR information, services and tools. Lead activities within the Account Team to ensure all account team plans incorporate the account-specific HEOR Strategy and to deliver value messages uniformly across all assigned customer-facing groups and therapeutic areas. Serve as primary point of contact on the account team accountable to delivering clinical, economic, and humanistic value evidence of BI products, as well as to work with customers on quality improvement and cost of care (triple aim). Establish strong cross-functional teamwork with Account Team and other headquarter teams to effectively meet customer needs through a coordinated account based approach and to specifically support areas of health outcomes, real-world evidence (RWE), and scientific collaborations within those accounts. Establish and maintain scientific relationships with customer stakeholders, including senior leaders and executives (C-Suite). * Collaborate with HEOR Field region leadership for additional support from Value Evidence and Outcomes Liaisons and Health Systems HEOR Liaisons as necessary to address customer needs. * Work with the ED, Account Manager and the internal HEOR team to develop a priority account specific strategy for scientific collaboration related to RWE and quality improvement studies. * Understands business and strategic priorities for the account and serves as an advocate within home office for that account. Provides insights from external customers to home office-based HEOR and Medical teams to ensure strategies and tactics are robust in filling key evidence gaps from a payor and health system perspective. Establish and maintain research and other collaborations with key external payor and health system stakeholders as needed. * Execute and document customer interactions in the appropriate systems and tools (i.e. Veeva CRM) in accordance with compliance guidelines. Communicate account and project activities and provide status updates routinely to key internal stakeholders. * Partner with legal and compliance business partners to mitigate risks across the team including anti-kickback issues for the population based RWE program, research and quality improvement collaborations, and other services where BI provides value to our customers. * Lead a direct report(s) and other matrixed field HEOR staff by creating a performance based culture with clear accountability and urgency for executing projects within the priority account. Foster an environment that promotes smart decision-making, and flexibility - while reinforcing and ensuring compliance with boundaries for collaborative communications.
* PhD in relevant discipline or Doctoral degree in a clinical discipline (e.g. medicine, pharmacy, nursing) and formal training in HEOR (e.g. masters degree or fellowship) * A minimum of eight to ten (8-10) years' experience (pre- and post-doc experience included) in managed markets, health economics, outcomes research and population health management with demonstration of significant contribution in all disciplines. Pharmaceutical industry experience preferred. * Experience with population health management programs, for example medication therapy management programs, or transitions of care programs. * Hands-On HEOR experience in study design and execution. Knowledgeable about Health Outcomes Research methods (experimental and observational study designs, and state of the art modeling methods). Ability to conduct independent research in health economics and outcomes research and publish or present the results preferred. * Experience with population health management programs, medication therapy management programs, and transitions of care programs. * Demonstrate a strong understanding of US healthcare industry trends, and in-depth knowledge of the US healthcare delivery system, including payors and organized providers and the ability to apply this understanding in support of field activities. * Knowledgeable about how value evidence is used by relevant stakeholders within the account to inform adoption and diffusion decisions. * Ability to translate data driven evidence into decisions and actions that align with customer's needs. * Knowledge of current trends in data science in healthcare (preferred). * Recognition by peers for their expertise (preferred). * Senior level influence and credibility - ability to engage senior executives both in BI and in external organizations. * Strong business acumen with proven ability to apply health outcomes programs or research findings to impact market access decisions. * Ability to influence without authority. * Ability to effectively communicate clinical, economic concepts and evidence-based concepts. * Ability to master the clinical and health economic evidence and able to effectively communicate complex material to a wide variety of audiences. * Knowledgeable about how to communicate complex data in ways that customers understand. * Ability to effectively work alongside commercial and other functions to develop robust account plans which include RWE/HEOR projects based on identified opportunities within selected accounts. * Excellent problem solving abilities. * Ability to discuss healthcare delivery processes and inter-relationships between different customer-types in the healthcare marketplace. * Thorough understanding of FDMA 114, 21st Century Cures, new draft FDA Guidances on Payor Communication and Unapproved Uses, as well as their implications for the development and dissemination of healthcare economic information to the payer audience (preferred) * Ability to operate in a complex, ever-changing environment. Working within an account team with specific duties to HEOR and complex models. * Knowledge of industry best practices related to HEOR activities. * Functional in all Microsoft Office platform components * Ability to travel a minimum of 50% of the time.
* Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. * Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required) * Must be 18 years of age or older
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