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Helen E. Blumen, MD, MBA

Principal, Senior Healthcare Consultant
New York, NY, US

Tel: +1 646 4733207

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Professional Designations

  • Medical license in the state of Maryland.
  • Board-certified in internal medicine.

Education

  • AB, Harvard University
  • MD, UCLA School of Medicine
  • MBA, The Johns Hopkins University

Current Responsibility

Helen is a principal and senior healthcare consultant with the New York office of Milliman. She joined the firm in 2007.

Experience

Helen provides consulting services to pharmaceutical companies, medical device manufacturers, payers, and providers, focusing on medical value and evidence-based medicine.

From 2007 to 2011, she was a managing editor at Milliman Care Guidelines with responsibility for clinical content for case and disease management, prior authorization, new technology assessment, and referral guidelines.

Before joining Milliman, Helen worked in the area of care guideline development and implementation for more than 15 years. She also has extensive experience as a medical director, implementing utilization management, case management, disease management, and quality improvement programs for Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial managed care operations.

Prior to her career in managed healthcare, Helen practiced general internal medicine for more than 10 years. She was chair of the department of medicine at a large community hospital and held an appointment as clinical associate professor of medicine, UCLA School of Medicine.

Professional organizations

  • American College of Physician Executives
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • Work at Milliman

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