Maggie Warnken
Health Data Solutions, LLC

2327 NW Woodrose Drive
Portland, OR 97229
503-531-9559 (home) 503-531-9506 (fax)
maggiehds@comcast.net

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

Health Data Solutions, LLC President       March 2000 - present

Consulting firm provides medical library support including reference; literature searches utilizing Internet and online databases (DIALOG); business and Medicare research; document delivery services; and current awareness services. Current awareness services including monitoring peer-review journals, trade press and industry websites to track health policy issues, competitor product sales, and Federal health care agenciesí activities.

Client projects include conducting payer mix analysis, literature searches of pharmacoeconomic outcomes and epidemiological studies; monitoring Medicare carrier and intermediary coverage policies; developing knowledge management systems; developing library collections for pharmaceutical manufacturers; estimating product market size; and analyzing pharmaceutical and device manufacturersí marketed and product pipelines for disease-specific areas (diabetes, macular degeneration, cardiovascular, Parkinsonís disease, and restless leg syndrome).

Covance, Reference Librarian       Dec. 1997 - March 2000

Provided reference services, conducted online database searches utilizing DIALOG and MEDLINE, maintained the libraryís serial collection, and provided staff training. Monitored Medicare carrier coverage policies, tracked Federal health care legislation, and developed a database of health care statistics.

Covance, Reimbursement Specialist, Medical Technology Hotlines       Dec. 1989 - Nov. 1997

Assisted patients, physician, and pharmaceutical sales representatives with questions about health insurance claims, insurersí coverage and reimbursement policies, and resolving denied insurance claims. Designed and administered indigent patient programs that provided free drug to needy patients. Designed strategies to promote insurance coverage through public and private insurers. Hotline clients include Amgen, Biogen, Berlex Laboratories, C.R. Bard, Abbott Laboratories, Fujisawa Healthcare, Roche Laboratories, and Sanofi.

Health Industry Manufacturers Association, (now AdvaMed), Economics Research Assistant       July 1985 - Nov. 1989

Provided research and reference services for association staff by obtaining statistical, political, and bibliographic data. Attended policy meetings for U.S. Senate and House hearings, Prospective Payment Assessment Committee (ProPAC), and Physician Payment Reform Committee (PPRC). Published the associationís quarterly economic newsletter.

EDUCATION

Masters of Science in Library Science. Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. Oct. 1997
Health science librarianship included reference coursework (in business, science, and technology) and MEDLINE and DIALOG database searching.

Bachelors of Art. Carleton College, Northfield, MN. June 1982. Sociology/Anthropology major.

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