Dr. McDonald Serves as Co-Chair for AdvaMed Private Payor Reimbursement Conference

July 7, 2008 -The AdvaMed Medical Technology Learning Institute (MTLI) course, “How to Work with Private Payers to Grow the Market for Your Product,” will convene at the Madison Hotel in Washington, DC on July 15th and 16th.  Dr. Robert C. McDonald, Founder and President of Aledo Consulting Inc., will serve as one of three co-chairs of the course.  Dr. McDonald will use this opportunity to discuss the key steps of advanced market analysis and development of a projected revenue plan.  Joining Dr. McDonald as co-chairs of this course are Mary Walchak, Manager of Reimbursement for Becton Dickinson, and David Gregory, Executive Vice President of Prescott Associates.  The audience will consist of fifty representatives of the leading established and emerging medical device companies.

Dr. McDonald expresses that, “We at Aledo Consulting are very proud to have an opportunity to contribute to the planning and teaching of this program that focuses on the issues and processes of private payors who administer benefits for two hundred million Americans, nearly five times the size of the Medicare program. The other co-chairs and I have worked hard to convene leading practitioners in the reimbursement field who have been there and done it and can share their experiences and perspectives on this dynamic field.”

Based in Indianapolis, Indiana, Aledo Consulting is a consultancy of professionals that focuses on the strategy and reimbursement needs of medical device, diagnostic and healthcare service companies.  For additional information contact Aledo Consulting at 317-453-2004 or go to the AdvaMed website at http://www.advamedmtli.org/go.cfm?do=Page.View&pid=132.