Ruoding Tan


Menlo Park


Ph.D., health economics, City University of New York; M.A., economics, Stony Brook University, The State University of New York; B.S., economics, Fudan University

Summary of Experience

Dr. Tan is a health economist who specializes in the application of economic theories and data analytics to market access and commercial strategy engagements, health outcomes research, and litigation matters. She has extensive experience analyzing large, proprietary health insurance claims databases, electronic medical records, and other health care data sources to support business and research objectives of pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies. In her work, Dr. Tan has developed strategies for evidence generation, value proposition, product launch, and reimbursement across a wide range of therapeutic areas (e.g., oncology, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hematology, infectious diseases, rheumatoid arthritis, and orphan diseases). She has also undertaken a number of health economics and outcomes research projects to analyze medication adherence and outcomes, burden of illness, treatment patterns, real world comparative effectiveness of alternative treatments, and budget impact and cost-effectiveness of medical interventions. Her litigation work includes conducting statistical sampling to identify fraudulent billing practices and evaluating reasonable market value of medical services in cases involving claims payment disputes. Dr. Tan's work has been published in peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of Health Economics, Current Medical Research and Opinion, and Pharmacoeconomics, and has been presented at leading scientific conferences.

Prior to joining Analysis Group, Dr. Tan conducted health policy and economic demography research at the National Bureau of Economic Research. She examined the causal impacts of various health policies on the well-being of targeted populations, including the effect of legalized abortion on women's marriage and fertility decisions, and easier access to emergency contraception on health outcomes of teenagers. 


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