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Former Medicare Administrator Joins Emerson Consultants, Inc. as Firm's Senior Medical Director

Dr. Richard Baer joins Medical Device Consulting Firm and CRO Emerson Consultants to assist companies with breakthrough technologies secure coverage and payment.

PRLog - Feb. 9, 2011 - MINNETONKA, Minn. -- Emerson Consultants, Inc., a global strategic partner to the med tech industry, has appointed Richard K. Baer, MD, to the position of Senior Medical Director.  In his position, Dr. Baer will provide expertise to ensure Emerson’s clients secure appropriate coverage and payment for their technology in today’s ever-changing healthcare environment.

“The medical device industry is a dynamic, high risk and highly competitive environment,” stated Dr. Baer. “Focusing business resources toward obtaining third party payer coverage is critical to maximize return on investment and overall market success.  I am looking forward to joining the Emerson team and having the opportunity to partner with industry to achieve this market success.”

Dr. Baer most recently held the position of Lead Medical Director for National Government Services, Inc. the nation’s largest Medicare contractor.  In his role at NGS, he developed local medical guidelines and policies for new procedures, services, devices, and technologies.  

“We are excited to have Dr. Baer join our team at Emerson”, stated Barb Peterson, President and CEO. “Today more than ever medical device companies need to understand the payer’s requirements to be successful.  It’s not just about the FDA and the regulatory approval process.  Without positive coverage from payers, regardless of FDA approval, technologies will not get paid.”

Founded in 2003, Emerson Consultants, Inc. is a full-service CRO and provides Reimbursement, Regulatory, and Clinical Consulting services to the medical device and biologics industries.  More information can be obtained at www.emersonconsultants.com.

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Contract Research Organization (CRO) and Consulting Services for the Medical Device and Biologics Industry. Expertise in the areas of Reimbursement, Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Research, Medical Sales Training, and Market Development.

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