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President and Chief Executive Off...

Phone: (952) ***-****  HQ Phone
Emerson Consultants Inc
202 Water Street Suite 200
Excelsior , Minnesota 55331
United States

Company Description: Emerson Consultants, Inc. has been supporting the medical technology community since 2003 and is dedicated to helping medical device companies achieve their...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Director of Marketing, Reimbursement and Communications
    SpineTech

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • MBA
    University of St. Thomas
  • BS , Medical Technology
    University of Minnesota
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Barb Peterson, ...
www.emersonconsultants.com, 7 May 2015 [cached]
Barb Peterson, MBA President/CEO
Barb Peterson founded Emerson Consultants in 2003, after a long career in marketing, reimbursement, and communications with a number of the best known companies in the medical device industry.
Currently, she partners with numerous medical device, diagnostic, and biologic companies, from start-ups to multi-billion dollar organizations, to help them achieve their business objectives through integrated reimbursement, regulatory, clinical, and market development strategies.
Prior to starting Emerson Consultants, Barb served as Director of Marketing, Reimbursement, and Communications for SpineTech (now Zimmer Spine) and Director of Reimbursement for Johnson & Johnson.
Her reimbursement experience includes successfully lobbying in the U.S. Congress for new federal legislation to secure reimbursement of a new technology; working with professional societies to obtain CPT codes; and working with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to obtain ICD-9-CM codes and payment for new technologies. Barb has also successfully obtained pass-through payments for new technologies.
Barb was also instrumental in securing contracts with both UniteddHealthCare and ECRI to develop the health technology pipeline articles on new and emerging technology. Her broad understanding of payers and technology assessment groups has enabled her to overturn negative BCBS Tech Assessments.
Barb holds an MBA from the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN and a BS in Medical Technology from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. She has served on the Board of Directors for Imricor Medical Systems, Inc.
Barb Peterson, President & CEO
www.emersonconsultants.com, 11 July 2014 [cached]
Barb Peterson President & CEO
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Barb Peterson, President & CEO
Barb Peterson founded Emerson Consultants in 2003, after a long career in marketing, reimbursement, and communications with a number of the best known companies in the medical device industry.
Currently, she partners with numerous medical device, diagnostic, and biologic companies, from start-ups to multi-billion dollar organizations, to help them achieve their business objectives through integrated reimbursement, regulatory, clinical, and market development strategies.
Prior to starting Emerson Consultants, Barb served as Director of Marketing, Reimbursement, and Communications for SpineTech (now Zimmer Spine) and Director of Reimbursement for several large US companies.
Her reimbursement experience includes successfully lobbying in the U.S. Congress for new federal legislation to secure reimbursement of a new technology; working with professional societies to obtain CPT codes; and working with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to obtain ICD-9-CM codes and payment for new technologies. Barb has also successfully obtained pass-through payments for new technologies.
Barb holds an MBA from the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN and a BS in Medical Technology from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. She serves on the board of directors for a start-up company.
Kelli Hallas, Executive Vice President Reimbursement Services
www.emersonconsultants.com, 11 July 2014 [cached]
Barb Peterson President & CEO
Board of Directors | Imricor
www.imricor.com, 23 April 2014 [cached]
Barb Peterson
Barb Peterson is founder and President of Emerson Consultants, Inc., a company focused on offering Reimbursement, Regulatory, Clinical and Market Development consulting to the medical device, biologic and pharmaceutical industries. Currently, Barb is working with numerous medical device, diagnostic, and biologic companies, from start-ups to multi-billion dollar organizations. Prior to starting Emerson Consultants, Barb was Director of Marketing, Reimbursement and Communications for SpineTech (now Zimmer Spine), Director of Reimbursement at Cordis (J&J) and Indigo/Ethicon Endosurgery (J&J). At Emerson, Barb has worked with companies developing products in the following areas: Cardiology, Spine, Orthopedics, Wound Care, Thoracic, Vascular, Neurology, Oncology, ENT, Ob-Gyn, Urology, and Radiology. Barb has an MBA from the University of St. Thomas, a BS in Medical Technology from the University of Minnesota. Barb serves on the board of Imricor Medical Systems Inc., a start-up company with an MRI guided ablation technology for cardiac and other applications.
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