Driving Insight for Medical Device, Diagnostic Tools and Techniques

Decision Driver Analytics has an extensive history providing support for medical device, diagnostic products, and medical techniques. From evaluation of the reimbursement landscape and the economic market to design of formative pilot projects and pivotal RCTs, DDA is often called upon to asses value positioning and collaborate in strategic planning for market success. DDA’s focused expertise in this market provides specialized services including:

  • Assessment of hospital-specific budgetary impact when client's technology is utilized vs. the standard of care or a competing technology
  • Assessment of the budgetary impact on individual physicians when client's technology is utilized vs. the standard of care or competing technology
  • Pricing assessments utilizing cost-effectiveness principles to identify optimal product pricing and/or optimal pricing strategies
  • Qualitative and quantitative study design, execution, and analysis
  • Reimbursement assessments focused on coding, coverage, and payment scenarios for client's innovative technology
  • Strategic development planning 

Selected Nonpharmaceutical Product Experience

Biologics
  • Biologics and companion diagnostics
  • Allograft products (e.g., blood, bone, skin, tendons)
  • Autologous stem cell therapies
Devices
  • Ablation technologies
  • Atherectomy devices
  • Bone-anchored hearing aids
  • Brachytherapy
  • Cardiac rhythm management
  • Cochlear implants
  • Confocal laser imaging
  • Deep brain stimulation
  • Embolic protection devices
  • Endobronchial stents
  • Hyperthermia cancer treatment
  • Intra-aortic balloon pump
  • Laser interstitial thermal therapy
  • Magnetic resonance stimulation for CNS disorders
  • Orthopedic hardware
  • Percutaneous coronary and peripheral devices
  • Photodynamic therapy
  • Selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT)
  • Ventricular assist devices
  • Vertebral disc replacements
  • Hip and Knee Implants
Diagnostics
  • 3-D ultrasound breast cancer diagnostic
  • Blood-based oncology antigen testing
  • Breath-based diagnostics (e.g., liver function, h. pylori, airway inflammation)
  • Cholesterol panels
  • Confocal laser imaging
  • Genetic testing
  • Intra-surgical cancer margin assessment
  • Molecular diagnostics
  • Point of care/office-based laboratory testing
  • “Virtual biopsy” imaging technologies
Drug/device combinations and drug delivery systems
  • Auto-inject syringe systems
  • Drug-delivery patches
  • Drug-eluting stents
  • Infusion pumps
  • Inhalant delivery systems
  • Intrauterine devices
Surgery/trauma/other
  • Cryosurgery
  • Harmonic scalpel
  • Laparoscopic surgical instruments
  • Natural orifice transendoscopic surgery (NOTES)
  • Operating room disinfection/sanitization products
  • Organ procurement systems
  • Percutaneous coronary and peripheral vascular procedures
  • Percutaneous discectomy
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery (Gamma Knife)
  • Surgical puncture/leak sealants
  • Temperature management systems
  • Forced-Air patient warming blankets