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Guy Pascale

Guy Pascale, M.A.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Economics
Rutgers University, the State University of New Jersey
#332 Armitage Hall
311 North 5th Street
Camden, NJ 08102, USA
Phone: 1-856-225-6290
E-mail: pascale@camden.rutgers.edu
http://economics.camden.rutgers.edu/faculty/guy-pascale/

Guy graduated from Rutgers-Camden with a Bachelors degree in Economics in 1991 and received a Masters degree in Economics from Rutgers-New Brunswick in 1994. He has worked at the Bureau of Economic Research-Economics of Healthcare and Disability section, Virtua Health, Keystone Mercy Health Plan (KMHP), and Health Partners.  Presently, Guy is President and CEO of Healthcare Quality Management; (HCQM) a company he formed in 2001.

At the Bureau of Economic Research, Guy participated in research studies for the Paralyzed Veterans of America and the New Jersey Developmental Disabilities Council that centered on the impact of disability on labor market performance.  Other responsibilities included data wharehousing and the provision of data marts for end users.  At Virtua Health, he worked in the Quality Management department where he applied economic methods to quality of care issues.   These included risk-adjustment of cesarean-section rates, physician profiling, use of patient restraints, and patient satisfaction, to name a few.

Guy also participated in a successful JCAHO accreditation while at Virtua and assisted other departments, including risk management and credentialing, with their data needs.  At KMHP, Guy was charged with the production of HEDIS rates for the health plan.  He also conducted research on dental utilization among the mentally disabled and provided assistance to other departments with their research needs.  At Health Partners, Guy managed the disease management program.  As President and CEO of HCQM, he provides consulting services to hospitals and managed care organizations regarding their data, research, and statistical needs.

Additionally, Guy has taught roughly 50 graduate and undergraduate economics classes at Rutgers (Camden and New Brunswick), West Chester University, and Holy Family College.

Classes Taught

  • Microeconomics
  • Industrial Organization
  • Economic Aspects of Healthcare
  • American Economic History
  • Macroeconomics
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Inflation, Unemployment, and Public Policy
  • Consumer Economics
  • Econometrics
  • Public Finance
  • International Economics
  • Money and Banking

Syllabus

Research Interests

The use of economic methods in the assessment of health care quality and regulatory compliance.