Vinita Bahl, D.M.D., M.P.P.

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Medical SchoolSurgeryResearch


Dr. Bahl’s work encompasses several areas of health services research, practice, and policy: development of creative and innovative methods of measuring the cost, quality of care and patient safety; public health policy, including alternative payment models and pay-for-performance programs; clinical decision support systems for inpatient and ambulatory care, including the design of interactive systems to improve evidence-based practice and clinical outcomes; care transitions, including research on causes of patient readmissions and the development of tools to improve transition of patients from acute to post-acute care settings; and the impact of complex case mix on clinical and financial outcomes for academic medical centers.

  • D.M.D., Harvard University
  • M.P.P., Harvard University
  • B.A., Economics, State University of New York at Buffalo

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