David Hayashida, MSc


David has served Boston Strategic Partners (BSP) since 2004 as a Consultant, Operations Director, Technology Lead, and currently Principal. He develops code in SAS to analyze electronic health records (EHR) data, develops standard workflows, trains new consultants, and educates teams on leveraging export-transform-load (ETL) and analytics to benefit traditional consulting and back-office workflows. His recent projects include:

Business and Clinical Strategy:

  • Developed market landscapes, share of wallet, and product prioritization for a respiratory therapy devices client seeking to achieve an aggressive EBITDA target
  • Increased growth for an infusion pumps client into high-margin, high-need market areas by prioritizing high-value software and services
  • Developed opportunity profiles, mapped supply chains, and identified adjacent and white space opportunities for various large pharmaceutical, diagnostic, and group purchasing conglomerates

Health Economics and Medical Communications:

  • Demonstrated value-based budget impact on the worldwide epidemiology of diabetes for on-field salesforce by developing an iPad app in BaseCase
  • Created serum creatinine tracking SAS Hash Object to stratify length-of-stay (LOS) and charges of hepatorenal syndrome patients
  • Validated the performance of an in-house, patented epidemiology algorithm against HCUP National Inpatient Sample (NIS) to improve burden of disease estimates for all projects in the firm
  • Demonstrated the value of new sample carrier technologies through a custom ETL and truncated regression in SAS to drive a cost savings model
  • Developed SAS code to assess mortality and clinical outcomes of pulmonary artery catheters (PAC) in cardiac surgery patients
  • Extracted and transformed patient selection data to build a regression model in SAS with a propensity-matched cohort to assess mortality and demonstrate clinical and economic benefits of albumin compared to other fluids in cardiac surgery patients

Technical Highlights:

  • SAS; Advanced Excel (Pivot Tables); BaseCase (Developer, QA certified); Qualtrics; Tableau Public; private cloud deployments

David has previously administered Unix server systems for the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Calculus & Mathematica program and designed 3D models at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) in Champaign, IL. David holds a BA in Art History from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana and a Masters in Health Economics from Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona School of Management.