Welcome to Catalyst Healthcare Consulting, Inc.
Catalyst Healthcare is a dynamic, hands-on regulatory affairs and reimbursement and coverage strategy partner to global innovators, thought leaders, advocates, investors, payors, providers, states and trade groups, helping to speed innovative health care solutions to market in order to improve lives. Patients are at the center of our work.
With strategic vision, expertise and energy, we work side-by-side with clients to generate and advance meaningful policy, engagement, communications, management and regulatory strategies in order to create opportunities and solutions, while side-stepping unnecessary challenges. Serving as a Catalyst is what we do best.
We thrive on surfing and anticipating upcoming trends in science, policy, reimbursement, coverage and identifying opportunities for clients through regulatory and market intelligence gathering and working with thought leaders.
We take the time to understand our clients’ current needs and their vision of the future, working within the bounds of their risk tolerance and the resources at hand.
We are experts in the fields of translating FDA, CMS, State Medicaid programs, influencing and interpreting regulatory policy and strategic pathways. In addition, our service offerings include: strategic business advice, strategic positioning and counsel, and regulatory intelligence gathering and environmental scans.
Our team prides itself on being nimble, ahead of the curve and well-networked in DC healthcare policy circles.
We love to with firms of all sizes and stages, from start-ups to the largest global biopharma companies.
Our US-based and global clients include:
- Biopharma companies
- Medical device and diagnostics firms
- Combination product developers (whose products cross regulatory silos)
- Digital health companies
- Cell and gene therapy companies
- Genomics companies
- Patient advocacy organizations
- Trade associations
- Venture capitalists launching and investing in new companies
We specialize in helping innovators advance important agendas in the most effective way, with an eye to the future and a goal of building long-term trust.
Telework helps FDA compete for scientists. What if it’s no longer an option?
STAT+ May 11, 2023 Catalyst CEO and Founder Nancy Bradish Myers provided her perspective on FDA hybrid/telework policies and the impact of any potential changes in the future. With over 2,000 vacancies at the agency, [...]
HHS Floats Trio of Drug Pricing Models, Some More Ambitious Than Others
AISHealth.com - February 23, 2023 Jeff Myers, Catalyst’s Senior Vice President, Market Access & Reimbursement Strategies, comments on the pricing models recently announced by CMS. Mr. Myers "says cell and gene therapy manufacturers may be skeptical [...]
Former FDA Chief Counsel Elizabeth Dickinson Hailed For Her Expertise, Warmth and Mentorship
The Pink Sheet - September 27, 2022 In an article on the legacy of retiring FDA Chief Counsel/Deputy Chief Counsel Elizabeth Dickinson, Catalyst’s Nancy Bradish Myers comments that Dickinson’s management style won her internal accolades. [...]
FDAnews Webinar: On Challenges Facing the New FDA Commissioner
During her panel for FDAnews, Nancy Myers highlighted impending challenges looming over FDA’s commissioner hopeful, Robert Califf. If confirmed, Califf would enter the FDA at a time crucial to rebuilding public trust in the Agency [...]
Catalyst’s Nancy Myers will moderate a panel at the DIA annual meeting in Boston on June 27 exploring: “Is Mark Cuban Really Solving the Drug Pricing Problem?”
Rare Disease Week: Marking the 40th anniversary of the Orphan Drug Act
By Anne McNickle, VP - Research & Communications, Catalyst Can you believe 2023 is the 40th anniversary of the Orphan Drug Act (ODA)? That is some time lapse! In this blog, we want to highlight [...]
CMS sends roses to Sickle Cell Patients; but will the rest of Cell and Gene Therapy get the thorns?
By Jeff Myers, Senior Vice President, Reimbursement Strategy and Market Access, Catalyst. On February 14th, CMS released its answer to President Biden’s Executive Order to “do something” to lower drug prices in the public payor programs. [...]
Catalyst’s Nancy Myers Co-Moderates Alliance for a Stronger FDA Webinar Featuring FDA Deputy Commissioner Andi Fristedt
Catalyst's Nancy Myers participated in an Alliance for a Stronger FDA webinar with FDA's Deputy Commissioner for Policy, Legislation & International Affairs Andi Fristedt on Jan. 13. Ms. Myers co-moderated the session with Emily Holubowich, [...]
FDA User Fee Programs Reauthorized: FDA’s CBER Is A Clear Winner
Pharmaceutical Online/Cell & Gene/Bioprocess Online – October 6, 2022 PDUFA VII, CBER and the new gene & cell therapy Super Office: Catalyst’s Nancy Bradish Myers shares her insights on the cleanest user fee reauthorization in [...]