Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiology); Medical Director, Performance Improvement, Heart & Vascular Center; Senior Scientific Advisor, NCDR; Director, Registry Data Analytic Center, Center for Outcomes Research & Evaluation (CORE)
Dr. Curtis is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and a cardiologist. Dr. Curtis directs the American College of Cardiology Analytic Center at Yale’s Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE). He led the development of registry-based outcome measures for CMS examining 30-day mortality following percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and ICD, and currently oversees maintenance of registry measures, contributes to the development of measures, and assists in developing approaches to cardiovascular surveillance. Currently, he is conducting a mixed methods research study of hospitals that perform PCI. The study includes a qualitative component in which top performing hospitals will be visited to identify candidate strategies, and will then move to a quantitative survey of PCI hospitals to determine which strategies are most closely associated with better patient outcomes.