Catherine Hersey, MPH has been a health services researcher with RTI International since 2011. Her work includes evaluation and implementation of delivery system and payment reforms, such as accountable care organizations, with a focus of measuring and improving health care quality in the Medicare and Medicaid populations. For the past two years she has managed RTI’s attendee engagement strategy at AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting. Before RTI, Catherine’s work included community-based support services, Medicaid managed care reimbursement strategies and utilization review, and implementation of Massachusetts health care reform.

Authored by Catherine Hersey, MPH