Meng (Phil) Shen, PhD

SAS Data Scientist

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Phil is a SAS Data Scientist with BSP whose engagements have focused primarily on the firm’s Health Economics and Business and Clinical Strategy practices. His recent projects include:

Health Economics:

  • Supported identification of cost drivers for patients with hepatorenal syndrome by building a Generalized Linear Model for a global pharmaceutical company
  • Conducted feasibility assessment and power analysis for client to evaluate incremental economic impact for complications of sepsis and cirrhosis in the inpatient setting on a variety of patient outcomes such as hospital and ICU length of stay, and overall charges
  • Performed price adjustments for inpatient charges using Producer Price Index to support robust clinical evidence generation for a Fortune 500 company’s hemostatic agent

Business and Clinical Strategy:

  • Streamlined methodology using SAS macros to automatically provide standardized summary tables for descriptive statistics of patient characteristics for client engagements, thus expediting clinical strategic decisions
  • Leveraged electronic health records (EHR) to create an evidence-based real-world report of the prevalence of obesity in the US healthcare system, providing accurate and detailed analyses required by life-science stakeholders to make informed decisions
  • Assessed the market size opportunity to provide key insights on robot-assisted surgeries for a leading medical technology company, using efficient queries in SAS

Phil holds a PhD in Applied Economics and an MS in Biostatistics from the University of Florida. He is a SAS Certified Clinical Trials Programmer, Advanced Programmer, and Predictive Modeler. In his free time, Phil enjoys cooking and jogging.