Brian Simonson joined the Lewin Group in 2000. Prior to his role at Lewin, Simonson served as a biostatistician, with experience analyzing both clinical and economic outcomes in the health care field.
Simonson contributes his expertise in sampling methodology throughout the firm and currently is serving as a statistical expert for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ statistical audits of Medicare and Medicaid.
Simonson also has extensive experience in retrospective clinical analyses and pharmacoeconomics. He has served as a senior statistician in a series of retrospective studies analyzing the clinical effectiveness of diabetes and the cost effectiveness of ulcer treatments.
Additionally, Simonson specializes in quantitative solutions to health economic problems, such as physician demand, direct and indirect cost of illnesses, and cost benefit of new therapies. He has led a study analyzing the cost of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, developed a region-specific health care utilization projection model for Inland Empire Health Plan and produced a market segmentation projection model for Health Alliance Medical Plans.
Simonson received a bachelor’s degree in economics and a master’s degree in statistics from the University of Virginia.
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