Hinge Health is hiring a
Health Economist

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San Francisco

Hinge Health is moving people beyond pain by transforming the way it is treated and prevented. Connecting people digitally and in-person with expert clinical care, we combine advanced technology, AI and a care team of experts to guide people through personalized care directly from their phone. Our approach is proven to reduce pain by 68%, prevent 42% of new opioid prescriptions, and avoid more than half of joint replacement surgeries. Available to 18M people, Hinge Health is trusted by leading health plans and employers, including Land O’Lakes, L.L. Bean, Salesforce, Self-Insured Schools of California, Southern Company, State of New Jersey, US Foods, and Verizon.

Learn more at http://www.hingehealth.com

Hinge Health Hybrid Model:
We believe that remote work and in-person work have their own advantages and disadvantages, and we want to be able to leverage the best of both worlds. Employees in hybrid roles are required to be in the office 3 days/week.

About the Role
The Health Economist  will lead and perform a variety of health economic analyses to demonstrate the impact of Hinge Health programs/products on members and clients and to support strategic decisions about company performance, growth and sustainability. The Health Economist works with stakeholders including external clients (e.g., health plan analysts and actuaries) and internal departments (e.g., client success, marketing and commercial teams) to design, conduct and manage high quality, rigorous claims based cost studies. The Health Economist communicates clearly in presentations,  reports and articles about analytic methods and results and easily engages with technical staff and laypersons. The Health Economist balances study rigor, time efficiency, and pragmatic application of study results for commercial purposes. 

The ideal candidate will have significant training in health economics, health service research, or policy research and a few years of work experience at a health plan or health system. Startup experience is a plus, but not a must. We are looking for an individual who can see the "big picture" but is also willing to roll up their sleeves to continuously improve every detail of our health economics studies.

  • Designs rigorous internal and external ROI cost analyses that align with Hinge Health commercial, product, or research goals
  • Designs and conducts health economics studies efficiently, including working with vendors on data acquisitions, leading data cleaning and transforming efforts, analyzing data, and interpreting results with commercial goals in mind.
  • Disseminates findings, including partnering with client success teams on client-facing presentations and developing research manuscript(s) for external publication.
  • Contributes to the design and conduct of new and ongoing clinical studies.
  • Effectively manages multiple ad hoc requests about MSK health care use and collaborates with product, operation, commercial, marketing and client success teams.
  • Stays up to date with the latest research in musculoskeletal and digital health, and keeps the clinical team informed of important updates.

  • Skilled in applying microeconometric methods, or conducting cost effective analysis to address health care cost questions.
  • Proficient in working with large commercial, Medicare, or Medicaid claims databases.
  • Working knowledge of medical claims, billing practices and health insurance requirements
  • Ability to lead and oversee several projects from start to finish within prescribed timeline, ensuring all success criteria are met
  • Works effectively with commercial, client success, data engineering and research teams on acquiring data, data cleaning, analyzing data, and communicating  results 
  • Has a bias for purposeful action and finds creative ways around problems.
  • Can articulate a vision to teams, collaborate with cross-org stakeholders, deliver feedback, and everything in between.
  • Efficient with their and other employees’ time
  • Takes ownership, is a role model for the team, and empowers them while holding them accountable.
  • Constantly honing their craft, and up-to-date on business landscape and best practices.

  • About Hinge Health:
    LinkedIn recently named Hinge Health one of the Top 50 Startups. Forbes, Fast Company, and Inc. have also recognized our technology, innovation, and culture.

    Since our founding in 2014, we've raised more than $800 million from leading investors, including Coatue and Tiger Global. We work with 1000 customers across every industry and the public sector — including Salesforce, Verizon, and the State of New Jersey — to give more than 23 million people access to the care they need. We’re positioned to continue leading the market with unmatched investments in clinical research, care innovation, machine learning, AI, and computer vision.

    Diversity and Inclusion:
    We’re committed to building diverse teams that reflect the communities we serve. Visit hingehealth.com/diversity-equity-and-inclusion to learn more about what moves us. 

    Hinge Health is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We make employment decisions without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, pregnancy, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

    We provide reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities. If you feel you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, let us know by reaching out to your recruiter.

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    Estimated Salary range:

    Our salary intelligence, powered by our AI algorithms, has calculated an estimated range for this position between $95,000 - $130,000 . Please note that the actual salary for this position may vary, as it is dependent on various factors including but not limited to experience, location, and market dynamics.

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