Kathy Hughes, Vice President, advises Avalere clients on value strategies, market access, and evidence planning. Kathy partners with life sciences companies to scrutinize complex issues in market access, craft strategies and tactics to address them, and plan for and perform the analytics necessary for their success.
Prior to joining Avalere, Kathy was co-leader of the Market Access practice at Covance and the Chief Operating Officer at Holy Cross Health Corp. She has served as Vice President for Corporate and Strategic Planning for Blue Shield of California and Senior Manager with Ernst & Young’s Healthcare Management consulting practice.
Kathy has an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BA from Brandeis University. She also has a Certificate of Completion from the Mid-Atlantic Health Leadership Institute at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and is a Senior Fellow at the Thomas Jefferson University School of Population Health.