KMDIA committees

Reimbursement Committee

  1. Proposal of improved reimbursement regulations
  2. Development of health policy for industry
  3. Research and analysis of reimbursement policy
  • Leadership Council
  • Unit 1
  • Unit 2
  • Unit 3
  • Unit 4
  • Unit 5
  • Futures Club
Committee Title Name Company/Title Brief Biography E-mail
Chair
SangSoo Lee, Ph.D., MBA
Medtronic Korea, Ltd. / Legal company representative
  • (Present) Legal company representative, Medtronic Korea, Ltd.
  • (Present) Sr. Director, Health Care Economics & Government Affairs, Medtronic North Asia (Korea and Japan)
  • (Present) Board of Director, Korea Association of Health Technology Assessment (KAHTA)
  • (Past) Reimbursement Manager, Johnson & Johnson Medical Korea, Ltd.
sang.soo.lee@medtronic.com
Vice Chair
ChangHyung Chae, MBA
B. Braun Korea Ltd. / Managing Director
  • (2019-Present) Managing Director, B. Braun Korea Ltd.
  • (2018-2019) Sr. Director, Strategy & Operation Cardiac Vascular Group, Medtronic Asia Pacific, Ltd.
  • (2013-2018) Business Director, CVG & CSH, Medtronic Korea, Ltd.
  • (2011-2013) Manager, Strategic Planning & Coordination, Pfizer Korea Ltd.
  • (2006-2011) Sr. Manager, Marketing, Medtronic Korea, Ltd.
changhyung.chae@bbraun.com
Vice Chair
JaeJun Yim, MA, LLB
VUNO / Chief Strategy Officer & Chief Legal Officer
  • (Present) Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Legal Officer, VUNO
  • (Past) Kim & Chang Law Firm
  • College of Law, Korea National Police University(LL.B.); College of Social Sciences, Seoul National University (Political Science M.A.)
jaejun.yim@vuno.co
Advisor
ChoongHo Kim
Medimester, Ltd. / President
  • (2020 ~ Present) President, Medimester, Ltd.
  • (2018 ~ 2020) President, KM Healthcare, Ltd.
  • (2012 ~ 2018) Country head, Bacton Dickinson Korea, Ltd
  • (1998 ~ 2012) Country head, Medtronic Korea, Ltd
ch.kim@medimaster.co.kr
Advisor
JunHo Song
Insung Medical, Ltd. / CEO
  • Insung Medical, Ltd.
ameba78@insungmedical.co.kr
Advisor
Jay Jang, MBA
jayjang@lutronic.com
Advisor
JeongJi Jeong, Ph.D.
Ace medical / Vice President, Marketing Head Office
  • (1979 ~ 2012) Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service (HIRA)
  • Vice President, Marketing, KCP
  • Vice President, New Medical Strategy Office, Lutronic
jjjeong@ace-medical.com
Secretary (Industry)
JeongWoo (Aiden) Yi, MS
Medtronic Korea, Ltd. / Sr. reimbursement manager
  • Secretary, Reimbursement Committee, KMDIA
aiden.yi@medtronic.com
Member
JongBae Kim
Johnson & Johnson Medical Korea / Head of Health Economics & Market Access (HEMA)
  • (Present) Leadership Council Member, Reimbursement Committee, KMDIA
  • (2020~present) Head, HEMA, Johnson & Johnson Medical Korea
  • (2016~2020) QC/GA Specialist, Masimo Korea
  • (2011~2015) QA/RA Director, Gambro Korea
  • (2005~2011) Reimbursement Manager, Johnson & Johnson Medical Korea
  • (2002~2005) Pricing Manager, Baxter Korea
  • (1993~2002) Pricing Manager, AstraZeneca Korea
jkim77@its.jnj.com
Member
JinWoo Song
Insung Medical, Ltd. / Director
  • Director, Insung Medical Ltd.
mkt_01@insungmedical.co.kr
Member
SooJung Yoo
Boston Scientific Korea / Health Economics & Market Access (HEMA) manager
  • (2005 ~ present) HEMA manager, Boston Scientific Korea
  • (2001 ~2004) RA/QA specialist, Medtronic Korea
  • (2012~2015) Vice chairman, Health Policy Committee, KMDIA
soojung.yoo@bsci.com
Member
SangHun Lee, Ph.D.
Curexo, Inc. / Director
  • (2017~present) Director of R&D center, Curexo, Inc.
  • (1996~2017) Principal Research Engineer, Hyundai Heavy Industries, Co., Ltd.
mrshlee@curexo.com
Member
SookYoung (Alex) Jeon
Becton Dickinson Korea / Head of Market Access
  • (Present) Expert in Market Access, HEOR, National Assembly, PR of medicines and medical devices
  • (Past) Secretary, Reimbursement Committee, KMDIA
sook-young_jeon@bd.com
Member
Rachel H. Chung
Synex / Managing Director
  • Medical Device Market Introduction Consultant Member, Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI)
  • In-Vitro Expert Member, Chuncheon Bioindustry Foundation
  • Board member of Korean Society of Medical Robotics (Industry-Academic Corporation part)
  • MFDS IMDRF Support Organization Advisor Member
  • Director, RA/QA/Market Access, Intuitive Surgical Korea Ltd.
  • Director, RA/QA/Reimbursement, Stryker Korea & ASEAN
  • (2009~2011) Vice-Chair of Health Insurance Policy Committee in KMDIA
RachelChung@synex.co.kr
Member
JungHoon Ji
Stryker Korea / Head of Market Access
  • Reimbursement Committee Bundled Payment T/F Leader, KMDIA
  • Trainer of KMDIA reimbursement & market access course
jh.ji@stryker.com
Expert Advisor
DongJun Lee
Korea Medical Devices Industry Association / Expert Advisor
  • (2019 ~ Present) Expert Advisor, KMDIA
  • (1986 ~ 2019) Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service (HIRA)
ldj0818@kmdia.or.kr
Secretary (KMDIA)
YoungMi Choi
Korea Medical Devices Industry Association (KMDIA) / General Manager
  • (2007 ~ Present) General Manager, Policy Management Dept, Korea Medical Devices Industry Association (KMDIA)
maro1347@kmdia.or.kr
Secretary (KMDIA)
TakUn Kang
Korea Medical Devices Industry Association (KMDIA) / Assistant Manager
  • (2016 ~ Present) Administrator, Reimbursement Committee, KMDIA
tukang@kmdia.or.kr

Preliminary Benefit / Coverage guideline

Committee Title Name Company/Title Brief Biography E-mail
Leader
Rachel H. Chung
Synex / Managing Director
  • Medical Device Market Introduction Consultant Member, Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI)
  • In-Vitro Expert Member, Chuncheon Bioindustry Foundation
  • Board member of Korean Society of Medical Robotics (Industry-Academic Corporation part)
  • MFDS IMDRF Support Organization Advisor Member
  • Director, RA/QA/Market Access, Intuitive Surgical Korea Ltd.
  • Director, RA/QA/Reimbursement, Stryker Korea & ASEAN
  • (2009~2011) Vice-Chair of Health Insurance Policy Committee in KMDIA
RachelChung@synex.co.kr
Secretary
HyunJo Kim
Celontech / Team leader
  • (Present) Cellontech, Ltd.
  • (Present) Secretary, Reimbursement Committee, KMDIA
angel@swcell.com
Secretary
Monica Jin, MS
Intuitive Surgical / Sr Manager of Global Access, Value & Economics(GAVE)
  • (2020~Present) Sr Manager, GAVE, Intuitive Surgical Korea
  • (2011-2020) Reimbursement manager, Stryker
  • (2004-2011) Marketing manager, Kwangwoo Medix
monica.jin@intusurg.com

Value Framework / Value Appraisal Standard

Committee Title Name Company/Title Brief Biography E-mail
Leader
SooJung Yoo
Boston Scientific Korea / Health Economics & Market Access (HEMA) manager
  • (2005~present) Health Economics &Market Access (HEMA) manager, Boston Scientific Korea
  • (2001 ~2004) RAQA specialist, Medtronic Korea
  • (2012~2015) Vice chairman, Health policy committee, KMDIA
soojung.yoo@bsci.com
Deputy Leader
SuJeong Kim
MDworks Korea / President
  • (2010~present) MDworks Korea
  • (2001~2010) Johnson & Johnson Medical Korea
mdworks@mdworkskorea.com
Secretary
Hyunsook (Christine) Choi, MPH, Ph.D. candidate
Medtronic Korea, Ltd. / Reimbursement Manager
  • (Present) Secretary, ‘Value Appraisal’ division of Reimbursement Committee, KMDIA
  • (Past) Co-leader of KMDIA Value Appraisal TF
  • (Past) Member of KMDIA Economic Evaluation TF
christine.choi@medtronic.com

Bundled Payment / DRG / RBRVS

Committee Title Name Company/Title Brief Biography E-mail
Leader
JungHoon Ji
Stryker Korea / Head of Market Access
  • Reimbursement Committee Bundled Payment T/F Leader, KMDIA
  • Trainer of KMDIA reimbursement & market access course
jh.ji@stryker.com
Deputy Leader
Miri Kim, MPH
Johnson & Johnson Medical Korea / Health Economics & Market Access (HEMA) manager
  • 2016 ~ (Present) JnJ Health Economics &Market Access (HEMA) manager
  • 2020 Master of Public Health, Yonsei University
  • 2013~2016 JnJ QA (QA supervisor)
  • 2010~2013 KPR (PR Account Executive)
  • 2006~2009 JnJ Cordis (sales representative)
  • 2006 Business Administration, Sogang University
mkim33@its.jnj.com
Deputy Leader
Yasmin Hwang, MPH candidate
Medtronic Korea, Ltd. / Reimbursement & Payment Manager
  • Reimbursement & Payment Manager, Medtronic North Asia (Korea and Japan).
  • Reimbursement Supervisor, Covidien Korea.
  • Reimbursement Sr. Specialist, B.Braun Korea.
yasmin.hwang@medtronic.com
Deputy Leader
Sujin Jung, MSN
Boston Scientific Korea / Health Economics &Reimbursement analyst
  • (Present) Boston Scientific Korea - Health Economics &Reimbursement analyst
  • (Past) McCANN Health Korea - Medical Writing & Account Executive
  • Novonordisk Pharma - Education Nurse
  • Nowon Eulji Hostpital - MICU RN
sujin.jung@bsci.com

Health Technology Assessment (HTA)

Committee Title Name Company/Title Brief Biography E-mail
Leader
JinYong Jung
B. Braun Korea Ltd. / ead of Government Affairs & Market Access (GAMA)
  • (Present) New Health Technology Assessment Strategic Unit Leader, KMDIA
  • (Present) Reimbursement Price System Committee, KPBMA
  • (Present) Patient Safety Drugs Injectin Pump Case analysis TF, KOIHA
  • (2015~Present)Head of Government Affairs & Market Access (GAMA), B.Braun
  • (2004~2015) Market Access manager, JW Pharm.
  • (1994~2004) OTC marketing marketer, JW Pharn.
jinyong.jung@bbraun.com
Deputy Leader
Jongbae Kim
Johnson & Johnson Medical Korea / Head of Health Economics & Market Access (HEMA)
  • (Present) Leadership Council Member, Reimbursement Committee, KMDIA
  • (2020~present) Head, HEMA, Johnson & Johnson Medical Korea
  • (2016~2020) QC/GA Specialist, Masimo Korea
  • (2011~2015) QA/RA Director, Gambro Korea
  • (2005~2011) Reimbursement Manager, Johnson & Johnson Medical Korea
  • (2002~2005) Pricing Manager, Baxter Korea
  • (1993~2002) Pricing Manager, AstraZeneca Korea
jkim77@its.jnj.com
Secretary
Jaesung Lim, MS
Fresenius Kabi Korea Ltd. / Manager
  • Fresenius Kabi Korea Ltd. Government Affairs
  • Kuhnil Ltd. Pharm. Medical Devision
  • Hana Pharm. Development Department
jaesung.lim@fresenius-kabi.com

Robot, AI, Digital Health (SaMD)

Committee Title Name Company/Title Brief Biography E-mail
Leader
JaeJun Yim, MA, LLB
VUNO / Chief Strategy Officer & Chief Legal Officer
  • (Present) Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Legal Officer, VUNO
  • (Past) Kim & Chang Law Firm
  • College of Law, Korea National Police University(LL.B.); College of Social Sciences, Seoul National University (Political Science M.A.)
jaejun.yim@vuno.co
Futures Club Title Name Company/Title Brief Biography E-mail
Leader
Hyunsook (Christine) Choi, MPH, Ph.D. candidate
Medtronic Korea, Ltd. / Reimbursement Manager
  • (Present) Secretary, ‘Value Appraisal’ division of Reimbursement Committee, KMDIA
  • (Past) Co-leader of KMDIA Value Appraisal TF
  • (Past) Member of KMDIA Economic Evaluation TF
christine.choi@medtronic.com
Deputy leader
Leah Jin
Roche Diagnostics Korea / Market Access Manager
  • (2018-Present) Market Access Manager, Roche Diagnostics Korea
  • (2018-Present) IVD reimbursement committee Vale appraisal TF Leader, KMDIA
  • (2010~2018) Health Economics & Market Access Supervisor, Johnson & Johnson Medical Korea
Leah.jin@roche.com
Operational leader(Treasurer)
MinJeong Kwak, MPH
Convatec Korea / Health Economics & Government Affairs Manager
  • (Present) Convatec Korea HEGA Manager
  • (Past) Johnson and Johnson Medical Korea Health Economics & Market Access Supervisor
  • (Past) Medtronic Korea Reimbursement Supervisor
minjeong.kwak@convatec.com
Member
DaYe Kang
MDworksKorea Inc. / Project Manager
  • MDworksKorea, Inc.
dykang@mdworkskorea.com
Member
Miri Kim, MPH
Johnson & Johnson Medical Korea / Health Economics & Market Access (HEMA) manager
  • 2016 ~ (Present) JnJ Health Economics & Market Access (HEMA) manager
  • 2020 Master of Public Health, Yonsei University
  • 2013~2016 JnJ QA (QA supervisor)
  • 2010~2013 KPR (PR Account Executive)
  • 2006~2009 JnJ Cordis (sales representative)
  • 2006 Business Administration, Sogang University
mkim33@its.jnj.com
Member
MinJoon Kim
Hanmi Healthcare / manager
  • (Present) RA/MA Manager, Hanmi Healthcare
  • (Present) IMDRF UDI Group member, MFDS
  • (Present) Next generation medical device 100 Project Mentor, MFDS
  • (Past) Market access Manager, Daewoong Pharm.
  • (Past) Reimbursement Committee T/F Leader, KMDICA
minjoon.kim@hanmi.co.kr
Member
YoonHoo Kim
SejongMedical, Ltd. / Administrative manager
  • (2017~present) SejongMedical, Ltd.
christine.choi@medtronic.com
Member
HyeJin Kim
Synex Consulting Ltd. / Associate Reimbursement Affairs Manager
  • (Present) KMDIA Reimbursement Committee nHTA sub-committee group, assistant administrator
  • (Present) KMDIA Reimbursement Committee IVD sub-committee group member
  • (Past) KMDIA Reimbursement Commitee member
  • ((Past) HIRA information-oriented medical device TF member
hjkim3@synex.co.kr
Member
Minyoung (Patrick) Son
Asahi-intecc Korea / RA/QA/Reimbursement Manager
  • (Present) Legal committee, BER(Biological Evaluation Report) T/F Leader
  • (2019~Present) RA / QA / Reimbursement Manager, Asahi-intecc Korea
  • (2018~2019) RA / QA Sr. Supervisor, Biotronik Korea
  • (2014~2018) RA / QA / Reimbursement Sr. Specialist, Stryker Korea
minyoung.son@asahi-intecc.com
Member
Jangmi Yang, MPH
VUNO / Market Access
  • (2020 - Present) VUNO
  • (2014-2020) National Evidence-based Health Collaborating Agency
jangmi.yang@vuno.co
Member
Soohyuk Lee
Medicalresearch / Employee
  • (Present) Medical Research
2itouhyuk119@gmail.com
Member
Yisik Chang, MBA
KCPMED / Head of marketing and business development
  • Head of marketing and business development
yisik@kcpmed.com
Member
Sujin Jung, MSN
Boston Scientific Korea / Health Economics & Reimbursement analyst
  • (Present) Boston Scientific Korea - Health Economics & Reimbursement analyst
  • (Past) McCANN Health Korea - Medical Writing & Account Executive
  • Novonordisk Pharma - Education Nurse
  • Nowon Eulji Hostpital - MICU RN
sujin.jung@bsci.com
Member
Teresa Chun, MPH
bioMerieux Korea / Market access manager
  • (Present) Market access manager, bioMerieux Korea
  • (Past) Health Economics & Market Access, J&J
  • (Past) Abbott, Health Economics Outcomes Research
saeim.chun@biomerieux.com
Member
Yasmin Hwang, MPH candidate
Medtronic Korea, Ltd. / Reimbursement & Payment Manager
  • Reimbursement & Payment Manager, Medtronic North Asia (Korea and Japan).
  • Reimbursement Supervisor, Covidien Korea.
  • Reimbursement Sr. Specialist, B.Braun Korea.
yasmin.hwang@medtronic.com