The Peterson Center on Healthcare is a non-profit organization dedicated to making higher quality, more affordable healthcare a reality for all Americans. The organization is working to transform U.S. healthcare into a high-performance system by finding innovative solutions that improve quality and lower costs, and accelerating their adoption on a national scale. Established by the Peter G. Peterson Foundation, the Center collaborates with stakeholders across the healthcare system and engages in grant-making, partnerships, and research.
The Intern will conduct research on key healthcare data and evaluation topics in support of the Center’s analytics and learning team. In summer 2017 this position will focus on researching evaluation options for the Center’s model of high-performance primary care. In this capacity the intern will work closely with the Center’s Manager of Analytics and Performance Associate to assess methods, partners and data that could be used to determine whether a large-scale multi-practice improvement implementation is resulting in better clinical outcomes, improved clinician engagement and patient satisfaction at a lower total cost. This full-time position (40 hours minimum) is located in New York, N.Y.
The successful candidate will research and write concise summaries of potential evaluation methodologies, resources and partners for the Center as it organizes its measurement of a primary care model.
The main responsibilities of the job include:
The ideal candidate will have:
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