Orit Even-Shoshan, MS

Associate Director, Center for Outcomes Research
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics
Contact Information:
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3535 Market Street, Suite 1029
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone:  215-590-2809
Fax:  215-590-2378
E-mail:  shoshan [at] email.chop.edu 
Ms. Shoshan holds master's degrees in economics and in healthcare financial management. She has served as the project manager for numerous studies that utilized very large Medicare files. Ms. Even-Shoshan has extensive experience and knowledge of Medicare data, the changes it underwent over time, its limitations as well as its adequacy for various analyses. She has experience in identifying and obtaining research databases and linking them to the main file. Ms. Even-Shoshan also prepares submissions to the IRB at Children's Hospital and the University of Pennsylvania and ensures that the handling and storage of data at the Center for Outcomes Research meets all HIPAA requirements.  Her research interests include outcomes research, severity of illness risk adjustment, cost-benefit analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis and physician payment.