Some companies may be earlier in their life cycle in the conduct of phase II clinical trials or planning for commercialization. We also work with larger companies who desire to create and follow through on a stakeholder engagement, evidence generation, and/or commercialization quality strategy for a variety of products or portfolios.
We help clients “stand in the shoes” of payer and provider customers
Rapid Quality Evaluation (RQE) involves a rapid, high level health care quality evaluation on the specific therapeutic area designated by biopharmaceutical clients that provides insight on provider and payer customer pain points and opportunities to inform a specific area of internal business strategy.
Patient-centeredness and health equity are cross-cutting themes that are reflected in RQE and all other THCQ Consulting services.
Comprehensive Quality Evaluation (CQE) involves an extensive and comprehensive quality evaluation and assessment on a specific therapeutic area of focus designated by biopharmaceutical clients. CQE involves advising on health care quality and the external value-based care environment to inform internal business strategy in the areas of evidence generation, external stakeholder engagement, market development, market access, and payer marketing.
Patient-centeredness and health equity are cross-cutting themes that are reflected in CQE and all other THCQ Consulting services.
Expert Quality Advisory Retainer (EQAR) services involve retained quality strategy advisory consulting where the biopharma client is availed of advisory services of THCQ Consulting President & CEO, Norris Turner, and others on the team.
The THCQ Consulting team brings strong expertise and decades of experience in the areas of health care quality strategy in life sciences, external medical and payer stakeholder engagement in support of life science company strategy, quality measure development, phase II-IV clinical development, market access, and health policy.
For THCQ Consulting overall services, we work in all therapeutic areas. Importantly, we have particularly strong depth of knowledge, experience, and relationships in neuroscience. Patient-centeredness and health equity are cross-cutting themes that are reflected in EQAR and all other THCQ Consulting services.
We have the right combination of specialized expertise in the value-based care, payment and healthcare quality, and pharmaceutical industry space to help you with your enterprise quality strategy.
Our mission is to deliver high quality strategic direction for our biopharmaceutical clients so they can better understand customer value-based and quality perspectives and optimally serve patients and caregivers.
In our work, we bring a central focus to the cross-cutting themes of patient-centeredness and health equity. We pursue our mission with vigilance to the values of integrity, accountability, excellence, and passion.
Following Dr. Turner's training as a clinical pharmacist and pharmaceutical chemistry scientist, he worked as an executive in the biopharmaceutical industry (at Pfizer, Purdue Pharma, and Johnson & Johnson) for 20 years across clinical development, medical affairs, and market access/quality - which included obtaining a two-year health policy educational certificate.
Dr. Turner has extensive experience with healthcare quality engagements across all payer channels, providers and systems, all areas of pharmacy, and state & federal government including the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Defense Health Agency, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, and health policy stakeholders.
These multiple areas of expertise position Dr. Turner to lead THCQ Consulting to deliver meaningful value to biopharmaceutical clients, and ultimately to the customers and patients they serve.
Outside of Work: Norris resides in Yardley, Pennsylvania with his wife, Denise, and their three grown children, Victoria, Julian, and Jason, and their dog, Toby. Norris loves running. He only began running in 2010 (and since he's run 3 marathons, a 50k ultramarathon, and many half marathons and other races) but now tries to get in 2-3 miles daily. Other than running, Norris enjoys quality time discussing all kinds of topics with his family and friends, traveling, hiking, following politics, and reading and studying the Bible.