Elizabeth Hamlett is a Senior Research Associate in the Evaluation and Health Economics practice at KNG Health. Ms. Hamlett has extensive experience in project management, the design and implementation of qualitative research (e.g., systematic literature reviews, surveys, and interviews), and in conducting analyses using Medicare inpatient and post-acute care claims data. Since joining KNG Health in 2015, her work has focused on evaluating the efficiency, effectiveness, and value of medical interventions, and supporting the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement model through learning system activities, such as dissemination of information and data analysis.
Ms. Hamlett has experience performing quantitative analyses with a variety of health care data sources, namely Medicare claims and Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission data. Specifically, she has performed facility-level and condition specific outcome analyses and provided statistical support to multiple pharmaceutical companies in obtaining approval for New Technology Add-on Payments. In addition, Ms. Hamlett has led the design and development of interactive spreadsheet models for multiple projects including the Medicare Payment Advisory Committee’s proposed Hospital Value Incentive Program (HVIP) and CMS State Innovations Model (SIM) Maryland All-Payer Model. She has also performed statistical evaluation of quality measures proposed for inclusion in CMS’ ASC Quality Reporting Program in terms of reliability, validity, feasibility, and interpretability based on data collected through pilot testing for the Ambulatory Surgery Center Quality Collaboration (ASC QC).
Prior to joining KNG Health, Ms. Hamlett managed a social psychology laboratory and worked with the non-profit organization, the Dialysis Clinic.
Ms. Hamlett earned a Bachelor of Science in policy analysis and management from Cornell University in 2015.