Kuo Bianchini Tong

President and Founder, Quorum Consulting

Mr. Tong is an expert in understanding and managing economic, financial, and reimbursement forces in order to influence product acceptance and utilization. His consulting engagements focus on strategic planning and implementation in early phases of product development, during clinical evaluation, and following regulatory approval. Mr. Tong has worked across a number of different clinical specialties and therapeutic categories including: hematology and oncology; solid organ and bone marrow transplantation; infectious diseases like HIV/AIDS and hepatitis; cardiovascular diagnostics and therapeutics; dermatology; orthopedic surgery; and anesthesiology/pain medicine.

Mr. Tong is an active member of numerous professional organizations and societies including: the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy; American Public Health Association; American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation; American Society of Clinical Oncology; Infectious Disease Society of America; International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation; International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research; and Society for Investigative Dermatology.

Prior to founding Quorum Consulting, Mr. Tong was a senior associate with Corning HTA (now known as Covance), a Washington, DC health care consulting firm. Prior to entering the consulting field, Mr. Tong was active in clinical and health services research at the University of California at Los Angeles Neuropsychiatric Institute and the University of Pennsylvania Department of Medicine. Mr. Tong holds degrees from the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA) and Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD).

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