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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. Karl has helmed much of Onpoint’s research and serves as the lead analyst on many of our larger reporting initiatives. His areas of expertise include statistical analysis, health utilization and costs using administrative claims, hospital inpatient discharge and outpatient reporting, and SAS. He authored the first multi-state analysis of geographic variation in expenditures and utilization using state-mandated commercial all-payer claims databases. Additionally, Karl leads Onpoint’s analytics development, including supervising analytic data enhancements, measurement calculations, web-based public reporting, SAS-based analysis and reporting methods, and report design and deployment.