Dr. Jo Carol Hiatt is Secretary of the Board of Directors of HTAi. She is also a member of EXCITE International's Payers' Advisory Committee.
Jo Carol Hiatt, MD was elected Secretary of the Board of Directors of HTAi in June 2021. She served as Vice President, Health Economics and Patient Value (HEPV), at the Medical Device Innovation Consortium from October 2020 through October 2022 where she collaborated closely with CMS and FDA.
Previously, Dr. Hiatt was a physician with the Southern California Permanente Medical Group for many years. She led the Kaiser Permanente (KP) National Product Council for nearly 16 years, overseeing selection of equipment, devices, diagnostic tests, and products used to care for members across the entire program. She also chaired KP’s internal technology assessment organization.
In addition, Dr. Hiatt served two terms on the Medicare Evidence Development & Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDCAC) AND represented KP on FDA’s Payor Communication Task Force. Dr. Hiatt received her undergraduate degree from Stanford University and her medical degree from Duke University. She trained in general surgery at UCLA.
In addition to her clinical degree, Dr. Hiatt received an MBA from UCLA's Anderson School of Management. She has presented frequently on technology assessment integration with value-based decision and implementation processes.
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