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U.S. and European Market Access, Reimbursement, Pricing & Health Economics for Asian MedTech Startups

Webinar Replay

The webinar covers the basics of reimbursement and how you can develop an integrated clinical plan to meet your reimbursement needs. Until recently the main focus for medical device companies was earning regulatory clearance for new technologies. Now times have changed. While FDA input and approval is still important for market entry, reimbursement is now a top concern for medical device CEO’s, their investors, and other stakeholders. 

Continued increases in the cost of healthcare are driving stakeholder interest in reimbursement. Investors want to know up front whether there is coverage, coding, and payment before they risk investing in new technologies. Payers increasingly expect new technologies to demonstrate better outcomes at equal or lower costs before they pay for them. More hospitals are establishing value analysis committees to evaluate all new products prior to entering a hospital or clinic setting. Physicians are interested in products that help them meet quality metrics imposed by the government and private payers. And perhaps, most importantly, patients are becoming more educated and prefer interventions that improve quality of life at the lowest cost possible. 

Who should watch this webinar?

MedTech, digital health and IVD startups, and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises based in the Asia Pacific planning to expand commercially to Europe and North America.


This webinar is part of the free webinar series “Expanding Beyond APAC” launched to discuss the strategies, challenges, and best practices of entering new markets and scaling beyond the Asia Pacific for MedTech companies.   

The webinar series is prepared together with APACMed, Asia Pacific’s regional trade association which represents manufacturers and providers of medical equipment and devices, in-vitro diagnostics, digital health; as well as local associations and other key stakeholders within the medical technology industry.  

Meet the Speaker

Deepak Sahu – Partner, Alira Health

Deepak SahuDeepak Sahu, MBA, focuses on public health and has a strong background in healthcare solutions development. He has more than five years of strategy consulting and project management experience from engagements in Japan, U.S. and Europe.

With Alira Health, Deepak has advised various MedTech and pharma companies to improve their Market Access processes by implementing in-depth health economic and epidemiology studies. Deepak has successfully presented Alira Health’s technological innovations at various international congresses such as the American College of Cardiology (ACC). Early in his career, he has worked at Samsung’s R&D department.

Deepak holds an MBA from ESB Business School in Germany and Bachelors in Computer Science.


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