Lauren Cricchi

Lauren Cricchi provides policy, research, and analytic support to clients in the healthcare quality improvement and value-based care delivery space.

With expertise in quality measurement, research design, and quantitative and qualitative data management, she provides policy expertise on CMS quality reporting programs, oversees the management of qualitative and quantitative data collected through quality improvement research, and supports the Avalere Quality Measures Navigator®.

Prior to joining Avalere, Lauren was a research consultant with the Lewin Group, maintaining and developing clinical quality measures for CMS and providing support to healthcare organizations participating in a variety of CMMI value-based payment models.

Lauren has a BA in public policy and leadership and a minor in business Spanish from the University of Virginia.

Authored Content

The impact of COVID-19 goes beyond the disease and produces additional strain on the healthcare system, including managing patients and meeting cost and quality drivers.

Avalere collaborates with the Endocrine Society and Pottstown Medical Specialists to launch a quality improvement intervention study aimed at addressing care gaps in the identification and management of hypoglycemia in older adults with type 2 diabetes.

This past spring, Avalere and MITRE experts presented “Implementation of the Core Quality Measures Collaborative (CQMC) Core Measure Sets by Public Payers: Successes and Opportunities” at the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) annual meeting.

In early February, Avalere attended the annual Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Quality Conference, an annual gathering that brings stakeholders together to address challenges in healthcare quality improvement and discuss ways to spread these solutions locally and nationally.