Lindsay White is an expert on health services for older adults, especially those with serious illnesses and near the end of life. She is skilled in analyzing Medicare claims, administrative data, and national survey data for projects focused on health systems reform and the quality and costs of health care. Her background includes extensive experience in health services research methods, statistics, econometrics, and health outcomes assessment.
Dr. White’s current projects focus on health care policies, delivery systems, and quality and costs for older adults with serious illness and older adults at the end of life. She leads the task for the Seriously Ill Population component of the Primary Care First Model Options. She is also a co-investigator on an NIH-funded grant that is estimating the effectiveness of the last 20 years of health system reforms on the quality and intensity of end-of-life care in the United States.
Dr. White joined RTI in 2019. Previously, she was a Senior Fellow at the University of Washington, conducting research on the costs of health care for older adults with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and older adults at the end of life.