Forecasting – Applying Pharmaceutical Valuation Approach in the Foster Care Setting


The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia–Policy Lab approached Ozmosi for help in supporting its application for federal funding to establish a new organizational structure to better support children in the Philadelphia foster care system. The proposed structure was designed to provide a consistent network of support for the children as they passed from one agency to another in the foster care system. A small-scale pilot program had demonstrated that such a structure could result in improved success in placing children and reduced behavioral issues for those children, ultimately reducing costs. Using a patient-flow model, Ozmosi outlined and tracked the current flow of [...]