Avalere Health
An Inovalon Company

Data Analytics

Succeed with Actionable Information

Business and policy decisions that shape the healthcare marketplace rely not just on data, but on actionable information. The proliferation of data resources requires both a technical, as well as a strategic, understanding of data to derive insights and take action. Combining expertise in health services research, health policy, health economics, statistics, actuarial science, modeling, and programming, Avalere’s interdisciplinary data analytics team delivers rigorous solutions to clients across the healthcare sector. Our solutions are informed by a wealth of data resources including Medicare and commercial claims data, survey and administrative data, and proprietary data sources and models. We use our expertise to provide data driven insights to health insurers, healthcare providers, life science companies, government agencies, financial services organizations, and advocacy organizations to help them achieve their business and policy goals.

The Avalere and Inovalon combination enables us to bring unique data-driven solutions to the market by leveraging information from more than 30 billion clinical events generated by approximately 230 million patients across the entire continuum of care including pharmacy, medical, and lab.

What's Your Challenge?

  • Medicare and Commercial Claims Analysis
  • Economic and Public Policy Impact
  • Program Evaluation and Comparative Analytics
  • Predictive/Simulation Modeling
  • Actuarial Analysis

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April Todd

Senior Vice President


April Todd, Senior Vice President, leads our Data Analytics Practice, which provides creative data driven insights to inform strategic solutions for complex business challenges and policy issues. 

Prior to joining Avalere, April established MNsure, Minnesota’s health insurance exchange, and served as its Executive Director.  Prior to that, as Minnesota’s State Health Economist, she led a team of researchers and analysts tasked with monitoring, analyzing and advising on health policy issues related to cost, quality and access. April also served as the Vice President of Strategic Analysis and Communications for Government Affairs at UnitedHealth Group and as the Director of Competitive Intelligence for United Healthcare.

April holds a MA in Public Health from the University of Minnesota and a BA from Beloit College.

Joanna Young

Senior Director


Joanna Young, Senior Director, provides clients with data-driven policy analyses using her quantitative skills, modeling expertise, and knowledge of Medicare and other public health insurance programs. Joanna creates analytical models that support analyses of the policy impact on different business lines and the overall healthcare market. Her work includes assessments of impact on covered lives, and federal budgetary costs and savings associated with proposed legislative changes. She also focuses on data and policy analyses for pharmaceutical products, including the 340B Drug Pricing Program as well as market access, reimbursement, and commercialization issues.

Prior to joining Avalere, Joanna worked at Integrity Management Services, where she designed and conducted analytics in support of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' program integrity efforts to combat fraud and assure compliance in the Medicare and Medicaid programs.

Joanna has a BA and MA in Sociology from the University of Warsaw's Institute of Applied Social Sciences in Poland and a MPP with a concentration in Healthcare Policy and Statistics from The College of William and Mary.

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