Peter K. Lindenauer, MD, MSc, FACP is a board-certified internist and the Director of Baystate’s Center for Quality of Care Research. He also serves as the Medical Director of Clinical Decision Support and Quality Informatics for Baystate Health and Associate Professor of Medicine at the Tufts University School of Medicine. He is nationally recognized for his use of large administrative datasets to measure the quality of care for patients with pneumonia and COPD, to evaluate policy level and structural approaches to quality improvement, including pay-for-performance and the use of hospitalists, and for observational studies of treatment effectiveness in perioperative medicine. His work has appeared in the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, Annals of Internal Medicine, Health Affairs and elsewhere. In 2008, he received the Excellence in Research award from the Society of Hospital Medicine.
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