Zelis HealthCare Economics Team provides Competitive Edge through Data Driven Research & Development

By Chris Stebbins, Director of Health Economics

Zelis is going beyond traditional cost management strategies with continued investment in our Research and Development process. Every day, our cross disciplinary team of clinical experts, data scientists and strategic visionaries addresses emerging problems in the market by flexing our data mining muscle to turn problems into savings opportunities for our clients.

We are uniquely equipped to research, quantify and adapt to a dynamic healthcare landscape. Our research process starts with assessing the ever-growing list of topics in healthcare cost and sizing the impact of these issues across our client base. We simulate real world scenarios through a combination of exploratory data analysis and decision tree data modeling techniques. We then measure our results against the practical application of clinical guidelines, academically accepted best practices and operational sense. We thoroughly vet our results through a feedback testing period to account for confounding variables and to ensure we have the most precise product offering available. Our unique approach to constant product development enables us to bring new solutions to hot issues in the market.

Healthcare is a complex industry. We embrace its complexities with dedication to product development as we continue to lead the industry with innovation in cost managemen