Caryn Just provides strategic advisory services around healthcare quality, health information technology, clinical data registries, and applications of real-world data.

She has special expertise in development and management of registries, especially for medical specialty societies, the use of real-world data to support organizational quality goals and improve population management, and health reform as it relates to quality and value.

Prior to joining Avalere, Caryn served as an analyst with Accenture at both the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT and at Steward Health System. At the Johns Hopkins Hospital, she focused on oncology research. At the University of Virginia, she worked on the development of orthopedic implants with novel biomaterials. She has a background in the creation and modification of healthcare interoperability standards and development of the associated implementation guidance for a variety of care settings. Caryn has special expertise in working with Standards Development Organizations and Federal Advisory Committees, particularly Health Level 7, through which she obtained her CDA certification.

Caryn has a BS in biomedical engineering from the University of Virginia.

Authored Content

Earlier this year, Avalere led a work group of rheumatology, orthopedic surgery, psychiatry, sports medicine, and primary care clinicians to develop appropriate use criteria for the use of hyaluronic acid (HA) in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis (OA).

On behalf of The Pew Charitable Trusts, Avalere conducted research to identify current barriers to interoperability and some of the best potential solutions in the current political and business environments.