Adjunct Assistant Professor in Biomedical Informatics
As an Advanced Analytics Consultant for the Ohio State University Health Plan, Dr. Gascon serves as a member of the senior operations team. As principal investigator for OSUHP, Gregg works with the University and Wexner Medical Center to develop solutions to lower the rate of increase in health care treatment costs, including the development and implementation of bundled payments and case rates across several episodes and surgical procedures. At the Health Plan, Dr. Gascon executes identification and stratification algorithms to select member cohorts for targeted solutions; develops clinical and performance outcome metrics to evaluate interventions and programs; conducts psychometric analyses of health risk and well-being assessments; and develops, tests and validates statistical models for prediction and control. He also leads process and outcome evaluations of all OSUHP clinical programs in order to continuously extend the reach and impact of clinical programs in alignment with University health and wellness goals as set by the One University Health and Wellness Council.
Since 2007, Dr. Gascon has lectured on statistics, research design and methods, health analytics, and program evaluation at The Ohio State University. Since 2014, he has served on the Cochrane Methodology Review Group under coordinating editor Mike Clarke at Queens University in Belfast, Ireland. Since joining the Health Plan in 2012, he has authored or co-authored more than 25 papers, posters and presentations on health care services, costs and utilization; he holds a courtesy faculty appointment in the Department of Biomedical Informatics in the College of Medicine. In 2016 Dr. Gascon was selected to serve on the Scientific Organizing Committee of the 2018 International Conference on Health Policy Statistics, the primary conference of the Health Policy Statistics Section of the American Statistical Association.