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Professor in health-economics and Vintura join forces

Lieven Annemans, professor in health-economics, joins forces with Vintura as an expert in health economics, to further improve patient access to medical innovation. Annemans will work intensively together with Vintura and will mainly focus on international Life Sciences organizations and advise them in complex market access challenges.

Prof. dr. Lieven Annemans is a professor in Health-Economics at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of Gent University. Annemans is well-renowned for his extensive international experience in multiple medical domains. He has many qualities and titles: academic, former president of ISPOR, former cabinet advisor, consultant and Europe’s most entertaining health-economist.

Valuable experience in Value-Based Healthcare

Vintura is very pleased that they will be working intensely with this unorthodox professor in health-economics. Bas Amesz, partner at Vintura: “Lieven adds valuable knowledge and international experience in the areas of health-economics and Value-Based Healthcare. Furthermore, as a person, Lieven is also a valuable addition to our team: he is an inspiring ‘thought leader’ with a no-nonsense work ethic and a pleasure to work with”

Jointly contribution to patient access to medical innovations

Since 2000, Vintura has been a trusted partner for many European organizations in healthcare and life sciences in the areas of strategy development and specifically of Value-Based Healthcare. Bas Amesz: “By joining forces with Lieven we will increase our ability to create meaningful impact in healthcare by advising and supporting healthcare organizations, industry and government. This way we will jointly contribute to the realization of universal and equitable access of patients to (new) therapies”.

Lieven Annemans: one of the main challenges in healthcare is patient access to medical innovation. The synergy between my academic work and the daily reality of concrete market access dossiers within Vintura will enable me to have a stronger impact in this matter.

More about Lieven Annemans

Prof. dr. Lieven Annemans is a professor in Health-Economics at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of Ghent University. For 8 years he has been president of the Flemish Healthcare council. In 2004, he was elected President of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR). In addition, he is a former cabinet advisor (2000-2003) of then-secretary Frank Vandenbroucke. Lieven Annemans became Laureate of the Francqui chair in 2013 and in 2016. Since early 2017 he holds the faculty chair in “Healthy and Happy living”, a joint initiative of the UGent and Delta Lloyd Life. He is the author of the books ‘Health economics for non-economists’ (2008), ‘The price of your health – is our healthcare in danger?’ (2014) and “Your money or your life in healthcare” (2016). In addition, he has written more than 300 international scientific publications on health-economics.

Annemans’ strong analytical skills, expert knowledge and flair make him into the recognized authority on healthcare.

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