Elaine Dueland provides strategic support for digital and analytics projects focused on patient access, value and evidence, commercialization, and reimbursement.

In recent projects, Elaine has helped clients understand coverage, coding, and payment methodologies, for example by preparing a reimbursement landscape by site of care for COVID-19 therapies and creating an analytics plan to structure a claims-based healthcare resource utilization analysis.

Before joining Avalere, Elaine provided strategic consulting services to commercial, federal government, and academic medical center clients implementing large-scale health technology solutions (e.g., electronic health records and digital quality measure reporting solutions). She served as requirements manager for Washington, DC’s public benefit eligibility and enrollment determination system, expanding Medicaid as well as the health benefits exchange within DC. Previously, as a research associate at the Urban Institute Health Policy Center, she co-authored a report to Congress baselining Medicaid access before implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

Elaine completed the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Applied Data Science Program. She holds an MSW from Washington University in St. Louis and a BA with honors in philosophy with a minor in medical history and ethics from the University of Washington. She also holds a project management professional certification from the Project Management Institute.

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The COVID-19 public health emergency and advancements in digital health technologies accelerated the adoption of Hospital at Home, a promising acute-care delivery model.