Mitch Higashi

Mitch Higashi

Mitch Higashi
Chief Economist, GE Healthcare

As Chief Economist for GE Healthcare, Mitch Higashi leads a team that is responsible for market access, health economics, reimbursement, healthcare system efficiency, and health policy. His team seeks to demonstrate the value of healthcare technology by improving cost, quality, and access for all stakeholders. He is based in Chicago, Illinois.

Prior to joining GE, Mitch was the North American Head of Health Economics for GlaxoSmithKline, responsible for the cardiovascular portfolio.
Mitch currently serves on the corporate advisory board for the University of Washington School of Pharmacy and on the Health Science Policy Council for ISPOR.

As a published author in JAMA, Mitch’s work in molecular diagnostics has been featured in The Wall Street Journal and on National Public Radio. Mitch is a graduate of the University of British Columbia (BSc., Biotechnology) and The Wharton School and he holds a PhD from the University of Washington, Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research & Policy Program.

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