AboutJason Shafrin, Ph.D. is part of FTI Consulting's Center for Healthcare Economics and Policy. Dr. Shafrin has over 15 years of health economics research experience serving as trusted advisor and expert to a wide variety of healthcare life sciences companies, governments and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).
Dr. Shafrin is an expert in applied economics with a specialty in health economics research. Over his career, he has developed novel methodological approaches, advanced quantitative analyses and innovative modeling to address some of the most difficult health economics problems and provide evidence-based solutions for clients across the healthcare industry. His work has assisted clients addressing policy changes, navigating regulatory processes, evaluating pricing, value and outcomes and supporting innovation and transformative change. Dr. Shafrin’s extensive experience includes projects on value assessment, alternative payment model design, discrete choice experiment survey, real-world data analysis, and digital medicine.
Dr. Shafrin is a distinct thought leader. His economics research has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals including, but not limited to, BMJ Open, Health Affairs, Health Economics, Health Services Research, JAMA and Value in Health. In the popular media, his articles and thought leadership on critical issues in healthcare and economics have appeared in leading publications such as Forbes, Health Affairs blog, STAT News, U.S. News and World Report, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal and others. He is the founder and editor of the Healthcare Economist blog.
Areas of expertiseHealth economics, health services research, applied econometrics, pay-for-performance, value-based purchasing, expenditure forecasting, discrete choice experiments, health insurance claims data analysis, digital medicine, geographic variation in healthcare spending, Medicare payment policy.
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Last updated 28 February 2021