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Medical Device Reimbursement

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Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

2075 Bayview Avenue

Lecture Theatre M6-502

Toronto, ON M4N 3M5

Canada

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The Medtech reimbursement session allows founders to understand, apply and strategize key reimbursement mechanisms for their medical technologies. It aims to help founders:

  • Identify and minimize their knowledge gap around attaining reimbursement of their technologies

  • Familiarize with the role of Health Technology Assessment and its impact on market access of innovative technologies 


  • Identify promising markets to consider when planning out market access

  • Understand the scope of work and/or due diligence required to attain reimbursement and market access both locally and internationally.

Learning Objectives:

  • Introduce participants to the basics of getting innovation into the market

  • Introduce participants to reimbursement concepts and familiarize them with how these concepts impact global market access

  • Help participants identify relevant questions with regards to reimbursement in global market access planning

Through a workshop format:

  1. Generate the right set of due diligence queries for your own technology

  2. Identify action steps you can take in the short term to respond to your prioritized queries




Agenda

5:00-6:00: Lecture

6:00-6:30: Dinner break

6:30-8:00: Workshop




Guest Speaker: Shahira Bhimani

Shahira Bhimani

Shahira Bhimani is the Director of MaRS EXCITE, an innovative program that focuses on pre-market evidence-based assessment of new, breakthrough health technologies. In addition to leading the EXCITE program at MaRS, Shahira played an instrumental role in operationalizing the model globally through her position as Vice President Business Development and Operations for EXCITE International. Shahira has also served in an advisory capacity to medical device innovators within the MaRS portfolio and provided strategic support to these ventures in their commercialization endeavors.

Previous to this, as Vice President, Innovation Services at the Health Technology Exchange (HTX), Shahira focused on providing funding opportunities, support services and thought leadership to the Ontario medical device sector and health system at large. With a keen interest in innovation procurement as well as medical device reimbursement in local and international markets, Shahirahas developed niche expertise and an extensive network of local and international partners in these realms.

As a seasoned entrepreneur and clinician, Shahira brings a unique patient and clinical perspective as well as sound business acumen in medical device development and commercialization. Shahiraholds a B.Sc in Physical Therapy from the University of Western Ontario and a Masters in International Health Technology Assessment and Management from the University of Montreal.




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2075 Bayview Avenue

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Toronto, ON M4N 3M5

Canada

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