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Karl Finison, MA

Director of Analytic Development

Karl Finison has been an integral member of Onpoint’s research team since 1992, earning widespread recognition for his expansive knowledge and incisive analyses. Mr. Finison has helmed much of Onpoint’s research and advises Onpoint’s team of analysts on many of our larger reporting initiatives. His areas of expertise include statistical analysis methods and healthcare utilization, cost, and quality measures using administrative claims, clinical, vital statistics, and other data sources.

Mr. Finison authored the first multi-state analysis of geographical variation in expenditures and utilization using state-mandated, commercial, all-payer claims databases and has worked on a wide range of projects with multi-state and national scope. Mr. Finison leads Onpoint’s analytics development, advising our analysts on topics that include measurement calculation, web-based public reporting, SAS-based analysis and reporting methods, and report design and deployment.

Education:
- MA, Physical Anthropology, University of Massachusetts at Amherst