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Lauren Cricchi

Lauren Cricchi provides research support to clients in the healthcare quality measurement and quality improvement space.

With expertise in quality measure development, evidence gap analysis, and qualitative data management, she supports clients in conducting literature reviews and supports the Quality Measures Navigator®, which includes drafting quality measure content, focused white papers, and analysis.

Prior to joining Avalere, Lauren was a research consultant with the Lewin Group, maintaining and developing clinical quality measures for CMS, performing environmental scans and gap analysis for electronic quality measures, and supporting the drafting and submission of deliverables to support measure endorsement from National Quality Forum. In addition, she conducted performance variation analysis and supported learning collaborative activities on behalf of CMMI for the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Initiative and Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model.

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

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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.