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Join Cambia Grove for The Payer Perspective with Nic Anderson, Managing Partner at LDD Partners, and Jeremy Porter, Operating Partner at Waveny Ventures, to discuss incorporating health economics and a market access strategy into your business plan.

This Lunch & Learn will be taking place virtually. A few days prior to the event, Riley Sorenson (Riley@cambiagrove.com) will reach out with call-in details. 

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Cambia Grove Lunch & Learns, presented by Intermountain Health Ventures, Epic Ventures and Mountain Pacific Venture Fund is a series offering opportunities for entrepreneurs to network over lunch with subject matter experts while learning about high-value health care topics.

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Nic Anderson, Managing Partner, LDD Partners

Nic is a Managing Partner at LDD Partners, a life science consultancy based in Salt Lake City, Utah. In conjunction with his partnership at LDD, Nic is the Director - Strategic Business Partner, USA for the renowned MarksMan Healthcare Communications. Nic is also a Scientific Advisor to the Mountain Pacific Venture Fund, a Salt Lake City-based life science fund. He is a health economist and former Director of Market Access for PolarityTE, a regenerative medicine company. Previous to this appointment he was a Payer determining which medical technologies were paid for by Intermountain Healthcare and was a member of Intermountain’s New Device and Technology Committee (Value Analysis). He is also a consultant to Venture Capitalists and
start-ups who are working on new life science products helping them identify what health insurance companies and hospitals want in a technology and for what they’re willing to pay. Nic is also a Strategic Advisor to medical technology companies. He is a guest lecturer at UCSF School of Medicine, University of Utah and at conferences and symposiums around the world where he speaks on clinical trials, HEOR, commercialization and reimbursement. In February 2017 Nic was the Expert in Residence at the Dubai 100, a digital health accelerator located in Dubai.

Nic’s experience in life sciences spans devices, diagnostics, biotech, pharma and digital health.
Companies turn to him to understand what trials, coding and health economics will be
necessary to obtain market access and reimbursement.

Education:
● BA, Behavioral Neuroscience. Purdue University
● MA, Biomedical Imaging. Boston University School of Medicine
● MBA, Business Administration. University of Utah

Jeremy Porter, Operating Partner, Waveny Ventures

Jeremy spent 7 years as a Director in the Business Development group at Intermountain Healthcare, where he led efforts in internal innovation, strategic partnerships, and venture investing. Prior to Intermountain, Jeremy was VP of Business Development at 3form, a private equity backed growth stage company in the interior finish and building materials space. At 3form, he was responsible for launching and managing various business lines, including an architectural hardware product category.
With degrees in liberal arts, engineering, and business, he loves to apply his diverse skill set to solving interesting and challenging problems.

When he’s not working, he’s usually running. And if he’s not running, he’s spending time with his 3 young children and wife.