Bausch Health

  • Head, Health Economics and Outcomes Research

    Location US-NJ-Bridgewater
    Job ID
    Pos. Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    The HEOR lead will work to ensure quality of design, execution and dissemination of outcomes research studies and tactics across the organization. The purpose of this position is to develop and execute HEOR initiatives that communicate the value of Bausch Health assets to internal and external stakeholders. Reporting to the Vice President of Medical Affairs, the HEOR lead will also work cross-functionally to ensure that HEOR plans are aligned across the organization. Key business partners will be the US medical affairs team, US commercial, and the US Managed Markets team. For the assigned therapeutic area, the Head of HEOR will manage study quality, resources, project plan and vendors and lead customer-facing presentations when HEOR information is requested. This individual will support building HEOR functional excellence in terms of processes, internal training and awareness.



    • Conduct feasibility for potential outcomes research studies for priority HEOR evidence needs, design methodologically rigorous HEOR studies and projects, in collaboration with internal and external researchers
    • Take the HEOR research from concept to publication; manage study quality, resources, project plan, vendors and writing/editing scientific content.
    • Support the Managed Markets team in building processes for HEOR (such as strategic planning, HEOR quality checklists, core evidence tables and evidence gaps, internal HEOR training, HEOR information sharing policies) to help build HEOR functional excellence to meet the current and future needs of the US team
    • Support development and refinement of AMCP dossiers, budget impact models, and value communication tools.
    • Present budget impact models and other health economics and outcomes research materials in response to customer requests for information.
    • Work with external vendors and internal staff on database analyses using secondary data sources such as healthcare claims or publicly available datasets for HEOR projects
    • Track budgets and timelines.

    Reporting Relationships

    • The Head of HEOR will report to the Vice President of Medical Affairs, and be part of the Medical Affairs team, North America.


    • A minimum of an advanced degree (MS, MPH, PhD, MBA) in Public Health, Health Services Research, Economics, Epidemiology, Health Policy or a related disciple is required
    • Minimum of 5 years in Health Economics and Outcomes Research is required.
    • Clinical background is a plus (PharmD, BSN, MD).
    • Expertise in the healthcare industry, clinical knowledge or practice across multiple therapeutic areas, technical expertise in data analysis or statistics is required.
    • SAS programming experience and experience working with large databases is a plus
    • Strong communication skills (both oral and written) and project management skills
    • Experience teaching or communicating difficult concepts in an academic or business setting
      a plus.
    • An understanding of the US healthcare systems and context
    • Willingness to travel (<15%)


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