SubHero Banner
Horizontal Rule

Meet our data detectives

Color Block

Text

Watch our HEOR data detectives crack the case of the curious complications.

Text
Text
Text
Text

The Optum® difference

  • We are direct recipients of our data assets versus being secondary data aggregators. 
  • We can link data assets using deterministic versus probabilistic matching.
  • We are able to translate our research into meaningful change in the health care ecosystem.
Horizontal Rule
Text

A message from our leader

Text

Paul Buzinec, MS
Vice President of Operations for HEOR

Text

Our HEOR capabilities and expertise span several therapeutic areas. We invite you to learn more about our leaders and see examples of our work.

Horizontal Rule
Text

Proven capabilities

Table
RETROSPECTIVE DATABASE STUDIES
  • Administrative claims data (medical, pharmacy, laboratory)
  • Electronic health records (EHR)
  • Development of curated analytic datasets
OBSERVATIONAL RESEARCH PLATFORMS
  • Development of custom research platforms linking claims data to surveys and/or charts for longitudinal analyses

SURVEY RESEARCH

  • Surveys of patients identified in administrative claims; linking of surveys to claims data
  • Physician surveys
  • Panel surveys
MEDICAL RECORD ABSTRACTION
  • Chart abstraction of patients identified in administrative claims; linking of charts to claims data
MEDICAL WRITING
  • Manuscript preparation
  • Abstract and poster preparation
  • Literature reviews

ANALYTICS ON DEMAND

  • Non-protocol driven analyses
  • Hypothesis generation
  • Post-hoc analyses
Text
Horizontal Rule
Text

Experienced staff

Table
OUTCOMES RESEARCH
  • Demonstrated leadership in study design, oversight of project execution, client collaboration, and dissemination
ANALYTICS
  • Broad experience in multivariate modeling and econometrics
  • Proficiency analyzing multiple data sources- claims, EHR, registry, survey, chart, device, trials
PROGRAMMING
  • Expertise in: SAS, STATA, ACCESS, PERL, R, ASP, VBA/VB script, SQL and RUBY
  • Familiarity in: SUDAAN, MATLAB, JAVA, PHP, Shell, ASP.net, HTML, XML and C
PRIMARY DATA COLLECTION
  • Expertise in state-of-the-art survey methods
  • Able to execute all modes of data collection (mail, phone, web, PDA, in-person)
MEDICAL WRITING
  • Manuscripts and systematic literature reviews
  • Abstracts and posters
  • Average 30+ publications and 50+ posters annually
Text

 

Our team includes more than 85 people with a wide array of scientific backgrounds and advanced analytics expertise. We generate over 80 publications and posters annually from our research, including retrospective and prospective studies.

Solution Tile Component
Horizontal Rule

Areas of expertise

[Configure Slider]

Resource library