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Leslie Greenwald

Principal Scientist

Leslie Greenwald, Ph.D., 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

Pay for Performance in Health Care: Methods and Approaches
Cromwell, J., Trisolini, M.G., Pope, G.C., Mitchell, J.B. & Greenwald, L.M. (Eds.) (Mar 2011)
The Use of Bedside Electronic Medical Record to Improve Quality of Care in Nursing Facilities: A Qualitative Analysis — Computers, Informatics, Nursing
Rantz, M.J., Alexander, G., Galambos, C., Flesner, M.K., Vogelsmeier, A., Hicks, L., Scott-Cawiezell, J., Zwygart-Stauffacher, M., & Greenwald, L. (Mar 2011)
Cost, staffing and quality impact of bedside electronic medical record (EMR) in nursing homes — Journal of the American Medical Directors Association
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. (Sep 2010)
Medicare part D data: Major changes on the horizon — Medical Care
Greenwald, L.M. (Oct 2007)
Part D enrollment: Facilitating informed decision making — Drug Benefit Trends
McCormack, L., Mobley, L., Greenwald, L., Kuo, M., & Jensen, G. (Jan 2007)
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