Measuring Improved Healthcare

Dr. Boutwell served for two years on the Massachusetts Division of Healthcare Finance and Policy Potentially Preventable Readmissions Steering Committee. In partnership with Dr. Steve Jencks, Dr. Boutwell authored an analysis of the measurement systems for a statewide rehospitalization measurement strategy, the results of which were presented to the Massachusetts Health Care Quality and Cost Council Expert Panel on Performance Measurement, the Academy Health 2011 Annual Research Meeting, and to CMS.