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Leslie Greenwald

Principal Scientist

Leslie Greenwald, PhD, has 20 years of experience conducting health services research. Dr. Greenwald serves as a project director and task leader for a range of projects related to health care reform, pay-for-performance, Medicare payment, service delivery, cost and utilization analysis. She has focused her research efforts on Medicare managed care, Medicare payment systems, prescription drugs, risk adjustment, and health care reform models. She also has extensive experience directing health care research programs. Dr. Greenwald joined RTI in 2001 after 11 years at the Health Care Financing Administration (now the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services).


PhD, Government, University of Virginia; MPA, Public Administration, University of Virginia; BA (honors), American Government, Dartmouth College.

Latest Publications

Cromwell, J., Trisolini, M.G., Pope, G.C., Mitchell, J.B. & Greenwald, L.M. (Eds.) (2011). Pay for performance in health care: Methods and approaches: RTI Press Publication No. BK-0002-1103. Research Triangle Park, NC: RTI Press.
Rantz, M.J., Alexander, G., Galambos, C., Flesner, M.K., Vogelsmeier, A., Hicks, L., Scott-Cawiezell, J., Zwygart-Stauffacher, M., & Greenwald, L. (2011). The Use of Bedside Electronic Medical Record to Improve Quality of Care in Nursing Facilities: A Qualitative Analysis. Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 29 (3):149-156.
Rantz, M.J., Hicks, L., Petroski, G.F., Madsen, R.W., Alexander, G., Galambos, C., Conn, V., Scott-Cawiezell, J., Zwygart-Stauffacher, M., & Greenwald, L. (2010). Cost, staffing and quality impact of bedside electronic medical record (EMR) in nursing homes. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 11 (7):485-493.
Greenwald, L.M. (2007). Medicare part D data: Major changes on the horizon. Medical Care, 45 (10 - Suppl 2):S9-S12.
McCormack, L., Mobley, L., Greenwald, L., Kuo, M., & Jensen, G. (2007). Part D enrollment: Facilitating informed decision making. Drug Benefit Trends, 19 (4):149-163.
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  • Health Care Reform and Pay for Performance
  • Health Care Financing and Reimbursement
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Medicare Demonstration Design and Evaluation