- PhD, Social Policy, Heller Graduate School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University
- MBA, General Management, Harvard Business School
- BA, Economics and Philosophy, Oberlin College
A Senior Director in RTI’s Division for Research on Healthcare Value, Equity, and the Lifespan (REHVEAL), Michael Trisolini has 35 years’ experience in health policy analysis, health care quality improvement, health care financing and payment, health services research, and health care management. Dr. Trisolini has led quantitative and qualitative studies on quality, outcomes, cost, payment, and access issues in 17 different countries on noncommunicable disease programs, primary care programs, hospitals, multihospital systems, physician groups, integrated delivery systems, accountable care organizations, Medicare demonstration projects, national health systems, elderly and disabled populations, and end-of-life care programs.
Dr. Trisolini has studied a wide variety of health care quality indicators, including structure, process, quality of life, patient safety, patient experience of care, and morbidity and mortality outcomes; he has also conducted detailed financing and costing studies for hospitals, health care systems, and primary care programs; he has also prepared a wide array of case studies on primary care programs, noncommunicable disease prevention and treatment programs, long-term care programs, health care innovations, and electronic health records implementation.