Joshua Kraindler Economics Analyst

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Joshua joined the Health Foundation in November 2017 as Economics Analyst.

Prior to joining the Health Foundation, Josh worked as a research analyst at the Nuffield Trust, working to develop an electronic frailty score for use in hospitals. Previously, he also worked as a housing and homelessness researcher at the Australian Institute of Health & Welfare, Australia’s national data agency for health and welfare statistics. Before working in research, Josh worked as an auditor in financial services for PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Josh has a bachelors in commerce and a bachelors in Economics from the University of New South Wales. He also has a Masters in Economics and a Masters in Health Economics from Lund University. Josh has also completed the Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting in Australia.


  • Gilbert T , Neuburger J , Kraindler J , et al Development and validation of a hospital frailty risk score focusing on older people in acute care settings using electronic hospital records: an observational study. Lancet 2018;391:1775–82
  • Comprehensive geriatric assessment: needs assessment tool, Nuffield Trust

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