Doug Johnston

Doug helps organizations develop, implement, and evaluate policies and practices for the effective use of health IT in care improvement. Doug has more than 20 years of experience working on a range of health IT research, evaluation, and policy analysis projects for federal agencies and private sector organizations, including the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, the Veterans Health Administration, Partners HealthCare, and Tufts Health Plan.

Designed well and implemented thoughtfully, health IT has the potential to improve care quality while reducing costs. My work focuses on helping clients realize the value of health IT through developing and applying evidence-based policies that support the adoption and use of technologies across care settings.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Federal Health Policies (21st Century Cures, MACRA)
  • Advanced Alternative Payment Models
  • Electronic Clinical Quality Measures
  • Health IT Safety and Usability
  • Health Analytic

 

Education:

  • MTS, Harvard University
  • BA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst