Sajini Thomas

President, GIRS

Sajini Thomas brings over 20 years of experience in reimbursement consulting to her role as the President of Global Integrated Reimbursement Services, Inc. (GIRS), a certified woman owned business.

Her expertise, coming from the private and public sectors and the industry, and lies in strategic planning, payer market research and advocacy, third-party payment planning and implementation, health care policy research, medical technology product launch, and medical technology hotline services.

She and GIRS have a 14-year history of partnering with clients to bring drugs, devices, biologics, diagnostics, combination products, and surgical supplies to the market and educating payers about the value of new medical technologies to ensure market uptake. Due to its successful business model, intent and capacity for growth, and service to external markets outside of Memphis and Shelby County the City of Memphis and Shelby County through the Mayor’s Innovation Delivery Team and its Economic Development Growth Engine (EDGE) selected GIRS to participate in the Economic Gardening Trial Program.

Ms. Thomas has also held leadership positions in top reimbursement consulting firms and in the industry as a vice president of the Lewin Group and a director of reimbursement for Wright Medical Technology, Inc. She also has helped set up and managed the reimbursement departments of other consulting firms in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Ms. Thomas has a Masters in Health Services Administration from the University of Michigan and an Executive MBA in Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Finance and Marketing from The Wharton School Wharton Windover Program for Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Executives.