With experience of a wide range of medical technologies, in-depth knowledge of the French healthcare system and a native French speaker, Robert will smooth your path into the French market.

His expertise will help you put together a funding and reimbursement strategy for France – and implement it effectively. He can help you lobby at technical structure level. And he can design clinical trials for your product and evaluate them in the context of French healthcare reimbursement.

Robert is skilled at navigating French healthcare systems, reducing the possibility of delays in securing reimbursement. He understands PMSI (the French classification system for hospital patient stays) in depth.

Robert holds a Doctorate in Medicine, a Degree in Sport Medicine and a Degree in Statistics applied to Biology. He also trained in hospital management at CNAM (Conservatoire National des Arts et MГ©tiers).

Robert started his career as a GP and sports medicine physician. Before he started working with Translucency, Robert was director of health care economics for B Braun Medical France. He has been an evaluator in the medical device departmentВ forВ the French Competent Authority. Before that, he worked for 3M Healthcare France in professionalВ services thenВ as a project leaderВ forВ health information systems.

If France is part of your product strategy, Robert and Translucency can help. Call us today and we’ll help you reach your goals.

Robert Handschuh, Associate
Robert Handschuh, Associate