Percipient Welcomes Ken LaPensee as Vice President
SOMERVILLE (February 10, 2015) – Percipient announced today that it has appointed Ken LaPensee as Vice President. Ken will play a leadership role and enhance our recognized excellence in Market Access strategy for biopharmaceutical and other life science companies. Percipient is playing an increasing role in value-based positioning of new therapies and our clients are seeking greater alignment across global markets in doing so. In this context, Ken’s arrival also expands our Health Economics and global Evidence Strategy capabilities, enabling us to deliver a higher level of strategic support to our HEOR and Medical Affairs clients.
Ken has 35 years’ experience in managed care and the pharmaceutical industry concentrating on health economics and market access strategy for the US and European markets. Most recently, Ken has developed and supported value arguments for treatments for infections, stroke and depression. Ken has expertise in generating supportive clinical and economic evidence using clinical trials, economic models, real world data, and systematic reviews as required by payers in the US and Europe. While in health insurance, Ken directed actuarial research and assessed healthcare technologies for medical directors. As the leader of Cambridge Pharma Consultancy’s US health care strategy practice, Ken advised clients on integrating therapies into the wide variety of payment and delivery systems in the US and European markets. Ken holds a Ph.D. in Social Science and Health Services from the University of Connecticut and a MPH in Epidemiology from the New Jersey School of Public Health.
Percipient is a strategic consulting firm that helps pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device manufacturers successfully navigate market access challenges. We assist clients in various stages of the product life cycle, providing support from strategy formulation to its implementation in areas such as access and reimbursement, pricing and contracting, patient assistance, product positioning, evidence gap analysis, and health reform navigation. Visit Percipient at www.percipientllc.com.