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Lucy Savitz, PhD, MBA

Dr. Lucy Savitz is Director of Research and Education for the Institute for Health Care Delivery Research at Intermountain Healthcare. She holds a Research Professor appointment in Clinical Epidemiology in the School of Medicine; adjunct faculty appointments in Nursing, Pediatrics, and Family & Preventive Medicine as well as directing the CTSA Patient-Centered Research Methods Core at the University of Utah. Dr. Savitz also holds an Adjunct Associate Professor appointment in the Department of Health Policy & Management at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has been conducting quasi-experimental and mixed methods studies in delivery systems for more than two decades focusing on quality and safety. She leads Intermountain’s ACTION II, is a leader in the High Value Healthcare Collaborative, and directs both the Intermountain-led Hospital Engagement Network and CMMI Innovation Challenge awards.

Dr. Savitz is an active member of Academy Health, serving as a member on the Methods Council, the Committee on Advocacy in Public Policy, the Advisory Board of the Translation and Dissemination Institute, and the Delivery System Science Fellowship Strategic Planning Committee. Prior to her career in research, Dr. Savitz was the Economist for the Colorado State Legislature and a Financial Planner for UNC Health Care.