Available Verisk Health Speakers
Arlene Ash, PhD
Arlene Ash is an expert on the research and science of health...
Arlene Ash, PhD
Arlene Ash is an expert on the research and science of health-risk adjustment. She is a frequent speaker on the topic and has published her work in many peer-reviewed medical journals.
Dr. Ash cofounded DxCG, a unit of Verisk Health, where she continues as senior scientist. She also serves as professor at UMASS Medical School and as an adjunct professor at Boston University's Schools of Medicine.
Dr. Ash is an internationally recognized expert in the development and use of risk-adjustment methodologies and an experienced user of national research databases, especially for Medicare. Medicare has adapted her Diagnostic Cost Group models for use in HMO payment.
She is a Fellow of AcademyHealth and of the American Statistical Association, a recent Past Chair of ASA’s Health Policy Statistics Section, and a winner of the American Public Health Association Statistics Section’s 2003 outstanding statistician in industry award. She holds a PhD in mathematics and statistics from the University of Illinois, an MS from Washington University, and a BA from Harvard University.
As president of Verisk Health, Nadine Hays is responsible...
President, Verisk Health
As president of Verisk Health, Nadine Hays is responsible for the overall performance and strategic direction of the company. With nearly 25 years of experience in clinical informatics and healthcare IT, Nadine brings a wealth of expertise to the healthcare industry and Verisk Health. In her previous role at Verisk Health, Nadine was responsible for strategic alliances, sales, and marketing across the market segments served by Verisk Health and has been a key driver of the growth of the business.
During her industry tenure, Nadine has worked with leaders to introduce innovative solutions for managing the quality and cost of care. Prior to joining Verisk Health, she held executive-level roles at various healthcare and software companies, including McKesson and Ingenix.
She has nearly 20 years of experience in clinical informatics and healthcare IT, working with several leaders in the industry to introduce innovative solutions for managing the quality and cost of care. Prior to joining Verisk Health, Nadine was the Chief Marketing Officer of D2Hawkeye, a healthcare data analytics company acquired by Verisk Health in 2009.
Nadine is a licensed attorney, having practiced as a securities specialist for several years. Nadine has a BA from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a JD from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, CA.