Christie Teigland, PhD


April 16, 2019

Principal, Health Economics and Advanced Analytics,
Avalere Health, an Inovalon Company

Christie Teigland, PhD, Principal, Health Economics & Advanced Analytics at Avalere Health, an Inovalon Company, leads the design and implementation of studies focused on comparative effectiveness, predictive analytics, and performance measure development and testing. With a focus on improving quality in healthcare through data analytics, she provides clients with actionable insight and analysis.

Dr. Teigland has served as Principal Investigator on several impactful projects comparing Medicare Advantage to traditional Fee-for-Service Medicare, including a grant from the Commonwealth Fund, and serves on the newly formed National Quality Forum (NQF) Scientific Methods Panel and NQF Standing Committee on Disparities, as well as the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) Quality Measure Expert Panel. Christie served as Senior Director, Statistical Research at Inovalon before joining Avalere where she managed performance measure development projects awarded by the National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA), URAC and others. Prior to joining Inovalon, she specialized in quality measurement and quality improvement research at Leading Age New York, where she directed the development of innovative technology solutions to advance the use of data-driven decision making to improve outcomes and reduce healthcare costs.

Christie earned a PhD in economics and econometric forecasting from the University at Albany, SUNY, and a BA in management science and economics from Minnesota State University.