Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research

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Keegan Houser

Through practice-based research and dissemination of evidence, we aspire to help make the U.S. healthcare system among the most responsive in the world, characterized by high quality, efficient, and patient-centered care.


We conduct studies of the organization and delivery of health services in order to improve the effectiveness of care and, ultimately, accountability for population health. We emphasize innovations in health care delivery and assessment of organizational performance to improve the technical quality of care delivered, patient experience and outcomes of care, population health, and cost. We work to maximize our "voice" and impact through publications, presentations at conferences, roundtables, meetings, webinars, media contacts, and discussions with private and public sector action/thought leaders.