Multi-year health plans have the potential to finally align the interests of health plan enrollees and insurers by reaping long-term benefits of patient health management.
Nov 10, 2014 Health Affairs Blog
Harry H. Liu is a senior policy researcher at the RAND Corporation, the practice lead in technology and population health for RAND Health Advisory Services, and a professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. Trained in medicine and public policy, he has extensive experience using economic and policy analyses to support decisionmaking for both private entities and governments. In particular, his recent work focuses on developing value-based business models for device and pharmaceutical companies and demonstrating the value of these new models.
In prior work, Liu helped clients estimate the size of potential markets, develop pricing strategies for new medical technologies, and guide their marketing efforts. He has also evaluated various new technologies, program interventions, and public policies, such as technologies on e-prescribing and medication adherence, employer-sponsored health and wellness programs, innovations in primary care, workers' compensation programs and payment reforms, quality improvement initiatives, and laws and regulations. Liu holds a Ph.D. in health services research and policy from the University of Rochester.
Engberg JB, Harris-Shapiro J, Hines D, McCarver P, Liu H., "The Impact of Worksite Clinics on Teacher Healthcare Utilization and Cost, Self-reported Health Status, and Student Academic Achievement growth in a Public School District," Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. May 2018. Online ahead of print., 0, 2018
Liu H, Chen C, Hanson M, Chaturvedi R, Mattke S, Hillestad R, Economic Value of Advanced Transfemoral Prosthetics, RAND Corporation (RR-2096-AOPA), 2017
Liu H, Herzig C, Dick A, Furuya Y, Larson E, Reagan J, Pogorzelska-Maziarz M, Stone P, "Impact of State Reporting Laws on Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection Rates in U.S. Adult Intensive Care Units," Health Services Research, 52(3), 2017
Batorsky B, Van Stolk C, Liu H, "Is More Always Better in Designing Workplace Wellness Programs? A Comparison of Wellness Program Components Versus Outcomes," Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 58(10), 2016
Nie X, Mattke S, Predmore Z, Liu H, "Upcoding and Anesthesia Risk in Outpatient Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Procedures," JAMA Internal Medicine, 176(6), 2016
Liu H, Mattke S, Predmore ZS, "Medicare Coverage of Anesthesia Services During Screening Colonoscopies for Patients at Low Risk of Sedation-Related Complications," JAMA Internal Medicine, 175(11), 2015
Liu H, Waxman D, Main R, Mattke S, "Trends in Cost and Utilization of Anesthesia Services during Gastroenterology Procedures in 2003-2009," JAMA, 307(11), 2012
Liu H, Mattke S,Harris K, Weinberger S, Serxner S, Caloyeras JP, and Exum E, "Do Workplace Wellness Programs Reduce Medical Costs? Evidence from a Fortune 500 Company," Inquiry, 50(2), 2013