Select Medical, Director of Research
Dr. Dawson is the Director of Research at Select Medical where she oversees clinical research and quality improvement initiatives at more than 100 nation-wide long-term acute care hospitals. Prior to joining Select Medical, she was a research fellow in biomedicine at Albert Einstein Hospital’s Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute. She earned a PhD in Experimental Psychology from Penn State University and completed her post-doctoral training in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation from the University of Pennsylvania Medical School. She has received funding from the NIH, Albert Einstein Society and Pennsylvania Department of Health, and has published numerous articles on hospitalized patient outcomes and stroke rehabilitation. Her current research involves characterizing clinical practice patterns, measuring the impact of clinical interventions and predicting patient outcomes over time.
Analysts are asked to use data to deliver business results, so accordingly, a key opportunity for analysts in an organization is in the identification, development and improvement of performance measures related to business goals. This presentation will outline a pragmatic approach to creating success metrics through identifying key performance indicators and grounding them in an […]