Kathryn Barry, MPH, MSN, RN



Kathryn is a healthcare marketing executive with a unique background in hospital administration, nursing education and medical devices. A former Vice President of Strategic Marketing at U.S. Surgical, Vice President of Marketing Communications at Tyco International, and Principal with Medical Education Training Associates, leading its Health Policy Practice for more than ten years, Kathryn opened KBA in September 2011.

Kathryn is known for her practical interpretation of complex health policy issues and persuasively communicating the medical necessity of device-dependent innovation to cost-conscious healthcare providers and payers. Over the past 18-years as a reimbursement consultant, she has worked extensively in the areas of cardiothoracic, ENT, endoscopy, GYN, urology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, robotics and surgical wound care management. She has accumulated an impressive track record of success obtaining new codes, favorable medical policy decisions and reimbursement rates.

Kathryn earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from the University of Pennsylvania, Masters of Science in Medical-Surgical Nursing (MSN) from Yale University, and Masters of Public Health (MPH) in Policy & Reimbursement from Yale University School of Medicine. To learn more about Kathryn’s extensive background, click here.

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