David N. Fisher
David N. Fisher is an industry expert in healthcare policy, reimbursement models, and advocacy in Washington, D.C. As Head of Global Policy and Government Affairs for Siemens Healthineers, he and his team are responsible for understanding, educating, and advocating for how healthcare policy is changing the market and how these changes impact patients, providers, payers, and the industry.
Prior to joining Siemens in February 2012, Dave was Executive Director of the Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA), the leading industry association of medical imaging, radiation therapy and radiopharmaceutical manufacturers. Under Dave's leadership the association led industry efforts to understand implications of Medicare imaging reimbursement changes; represented imaging manufacturers in negotiations with FDA on the Medical Device User Fee Act; and worked with CT manufacturers to develop the Dose Check Initiative, a proactive effort to address concerns about radiation dose. In addition, in his role as Executive Director of MITA Dave served as the Chairman of DITTA, the global association of imaging manufacturers.
Prior to joining MITA, Dave spent 13 years working on healthcare policy and financing issues in Congress and in the Executive branch including senior positions in the Senate and at the Office of Management and Budget.
Dave holds a Master of Public Policy and a Bachelor of Arts from Georgetown University. He lives in Washington, DC with his wife and daughters.