Taylor Van Heest
Taylor Van Heest is a Director at COPE Health Solutions providing expertise to clients in data modeling, visualization, and analysis. He is heavily involved in the optimization of the ETL process, dashboard development and product innovation in relation to Analytics for Risk Contracting (ARC).
Prior to joining COPE Health Solutions, Mr. Van Heest was an Associate Director at Evolent Health, a technology and operating partner to health systems for value-based care transformation. While at Evolent Health, he gained industry expertise leading innovative analyses and projects pertaining to plan and physician performance, risk-based contracting, and clinical initiative effectiveness, among others. He made significant improvements to various data structures and drastically improved reporting efficiency and quality with automation and dynamic dashboards. Near the end of his tenure, his focus switched to third-party administrator operational efficiency, where he helped to develop an optimal data model and a stack of actionable reports that greatly improved transparency and SLA compliance. Prior to Evolent Health, he worked as a Healthcare Technology Analyst at the ECRI Institute where he specialized in providing pricing analysis and biomedical equipment reviews for member hospitals and healthcare systems across the United States.
Mr. Van Heest earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Georgia and a Master’s degree in Business Analytics from Drexel University, with a concentration in Statistics.