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David S. P. Hopkins, Ph.D.

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David S. P. Hopkins is a Senior Advisor for the Pacific Business Group on Health (PBGH). David advises PBGH on health care performance measurement and policy issues, and represents PBGH on regional measurement collaboratives and national policy-making bodies.

Prior to joining PBGH in 1995, David was Vice President with International Severity Information Systems, Inc., a medical severity indexing software and consulting firm. From 1978 to 1993, David held a variety of senior management positions at Stanford University and Stanford University Medical Center, and was also a Director of Fair Isaac Corporation (FICO). He is the former Chair of the Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) Pay-for-Performance Technical Efficiency Committee and currently serves as a director of the California Hospital Assessment and Reporting Taskforce (CHART). Hopkins chaired the California Cooperative Healthcare Reporting Initiative (CCHRI) Executive Committee from 1996-2012.  During this time, CCHRI initiated the California Physician Performance Initiative, which became officially incorporated as the California Healthcare Performance Information System (CHPI) in 2012.

David earned his Doctorate in Operations Research from Stanford, and a Master of Science in Statistics from Stanford.  David received his Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Harvard. He is a 1993 graduate of the Advanced Training Program in Health Delivery Improvement at Intermountain Health Care.