Health Analytics Hires New Chief Operating Officer Strengthening Payer Perspective in Health Economics and Outcomes Research

May 20, 2019

A National Leader in Healthcare Research Heads Operations and Delivery Team

Columbia, MD, May 20, 2019 – Health Analytics, LLC, a leading provider of health economics and outcomes research focused on solving the toughest healthcare questions, today announced the hiring of Joshua Liberman, Ph.D., as their new Chief Operating Officer.  In this role, he is responsible for all research operations, ensuring the delivery of the high quality, timely research to an array of clients including pharmaceutical manufacturers, health systems, and payers.

“Josh is a seasoned and trusted leader who consistently delivers results. Bringing him to the firm creates a unique opportunity to build a world-class, health research capability that will create collaborative partnerships with healthcare stakeholders,” says Dr. Charles Ruetsch, President and CEO of Health Analytics. “I have tremendous confidence in Josh’s ability to bring efficiencies of scale while ensuring the highest quality research deliverables.”

Dr. Liberman brings more than 26 years of scientific and management experience to the team. Josh previously served as Executive Director, Research and Development Operations at Sutter Health. While at Sutter Health, Josh revolutionized the scale, pace, and adoption of innovation in health care. Prior to that, he was Vice President, Research Operations, Center for Health Research, at Geisinger Health System; VP of Strategic Research at CVS Caremark; and Founder of a research company known as IMR. He received his PhD in Epidemiology from Johns Hopkins University and is especially passionate about understanding the effects of cost and benefit designs on access to medications, value of shared decision making, and the role of the pharmacist and physician in treatment selection & management. Additionally, he has content expertise in Migraine, Crohn’s Disease & Ulcerative Colitis, and Cardiometabolic Disorders.

About Health Analytics

Founded in 2005, Health Analytics has become a nationally-recognized thought leader in health economics and outcomes research.  Built on a foundation of research integrity and collaboration between payors, Integrated Delivery Networks (IDNs), providers, and manufacturers, Health Analytics offers insightful, and often pioneering outcomes and strategic consultancy staffed by a full team of research experts.  For more information visit


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