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Steven Spivack, PhD, MPH

Associate Research Scientist

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Steven Spivack, PhD, MPH

Mailing Address

  • CORE

    1 Church St

    New Haven, CT 06510

    United States



Steven is an Associate Research Scientist at the Yale Center for Outcomes and Evaluation. He leads new measure development and measure maintenance for several of Medicare's inpatient and outpatient measures. Steven has nearly a decade of experience developing, maintaining, and evaluating CMS quality measures. Steven also has experience developing quality measures for hospice. In addition to working on quality measures, Steven has extensive knowledge of federal pay-for-performance and value-based purchasing programs, including the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program and the Quality Payment Program. Steven’s work has been published in Health Affairs, Medical Care, and the Journal of General Internal Medicine, among others.

Steven previously worked as a Project Coordinator II at the Yale Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation from 2011-2014. Steven obtained his MPH from Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and his PhD from UNC’s Gillings School of Global Public Health.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Health Policy (2020)
  • MPH
    Columbia University, Global Health Policy and Management (2011)
  • BA
    University of Pittsburgh, Political Science/Latin American Studies (2006)

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