Neeraj Sood, PhD
Neeraj Sood, PhD, is director of research at the Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, vice dean for research at the Price School for Public Policy, and associate professor at the Titus Family Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Economics and Pharmaceutical Economics & Policy at the University of Southern California. His prior work has focused on the economics of innovation, HIV/AIDS, health care financing, and global health. His research has been published in several peer-reviewed journals and books, including leading journals in economics, medicine, and health policy. Dr Sood is on the editorial boards of Health Services Research and Forum for Health Economics and Policy. He is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and standing member of the Health Services Organization and Delivery study section at the National Institutes of Health. Prior to joining USC, Dr Sood was a senior economist at RAND and Professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School.
Most Hospitals Receive Failing Score in at Least 1 Quality Dimension of Their Community Health Needs Assessment
November 21, 2018
Developing clearer guidelines for measuring a hospital's orientation toward population health would be a big step towards fundamentally improving population health and changing the relationship between a hospital and its community.
Patterns in Prescription Utilization for High-Deductible Health Plan Enrollees Show Concerning Trends
January 18, 2016
High-deductible health plans are growing in popularity and there is evidence these health plans result in reduced healthcare costs. However, there is little consensus on how cost savings are achieved.