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Michael Epstein joins MedSpan Research as Director, Research Services Deepens MedSpan's Expertise with Payers, Hospitals and Alternate Sites of Care

SOUTH BARRINGTON, Ill., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- MedSpan Research is pleased to announce its recent hire of Michael Epstein, who joins the company as Director, Research Services.  Mr. Epstein has taken a leadership role at MedSpan Research, managing execution of the company's research and consulting services.  Mr. Epstein has opened MedSpan Research's second office, which is in Rochester, NY.

"I was attracted to MedSpan Research's reputation, immediate access to key decision-makers, and growing client base.  Most of all, though, I was attracted by MedSpan Research's tight foci on third-party payers and healthcare technologies used in the hospital setting and alternative sites of care.  Manufacturers deserve mile-deep expertise from consultants.  That's exactly what MedSpan has on offer and I'm excited to become a part it." 

Mr. Epstein comes to MedSpan Research with 13 years of experience in the healthcare arena.  Most recently, Mr. Epstein was Director of Commercial Strategy and Reimbursement at United BioSource Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Express Scripts.  At UBC Mr. Epstein led strategic engagements across the globe on behalf of many life sciences manufacturers.  Previously, Mr. Epstein also led primary market research engagements in the life sciences at Roger Green + Associates, TVG Marketing Research and Consulting, and Harris Interactive, and he evaluated behavioral health interventions at University of Rochester's Children's Institute.

Robert Kaminsky, founder and President of MedSpan Research, said, "I worked with Mike for four years before he joined MedSpan Research.  I've been impressed with his inquisitive mind and keen insight.  He is an expert in the markets MedSpan Research focuses on for our clients: managed care, hospitals and alternate sites of care.  Through thoughtful application of his expertise, Mike adds value to his client's marketing initiatives." 

Mr. Epstein attended University of Rochester, where he earned a BA magna cum laude and MA in political science, an MS in public policy analysis, and was also a PhD candidate in political science.

For more information, please contact Pam Kaminsky at 847-713-8083, pkaminsky@medspanresearch.com or visit the MedSpan Research website at  www.medspanresearch.com.

MedSpan Research is a healthcare market research company that provides primary qualitative and quantitative research for healthcare manufacturers and distributors. MedSpan offers clients the knowledge, experience and cutting-edge methodologies to address the marketing challenges many healthcare stakeholders face in today's complex and changing healthcare markets.

With MedSpan Research as their market research partner, manufacturers of drugs, medical devices, diagnostics, and diagnostic imaging equipment launch products and services with increased assurance that they will be adopted by physicians and other providers, valued by patients and caregivers, and reimbursed by payers.  MedSpan's client roster includes GE Healthcare, Grifols, Baxter Healthcare, Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Walgreens, McKesson and many more.

Media Contact: Michael Epstein of MedSpan Research, 224-234-4545, mepstein@medspanresearch.com

Media Contact: Robert Kaminsky MedSpan Research, 847.713.8080, RKaminsky@MedSpanResearch.com

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