Eric Wahlstrom

Eric Wahlstrom is a Project Analyst at Discern Health. He conducts research related to integrated care delivery models, value-based purchasing, and quality measurement. Eric also analyzes data and designs visual analytic displays in support of client projects. Eric’s recent work at Discern includes the statistical analysis of New Jersey Medicaid claims data. He also conducted a scan of quality measures related to serious illness care and developed educational materials for clients.

Prior to joining Discern, Eric tracked and reported on air quality data in Southwest Pennsylvania. He also researched E. coli at Brigham Young University and led educational workshops on pediatric asthma.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Measure gap identification and filling
  • Measure selection
  • Performance measures


  • MPH, Environmental and Occupational Health – University of Pittsburgh
  • Risk Assessment Certificate – University of Pittsburgh
  • BS, Public Health – Brigham Young University


  • Baltimore, MD

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Discern Health Presents Potential Measures for Catalyst for Payment Reform’s Scorecard for Payment Reform 2.0

Discern recently worked with Catalyst for Payment Reform (CPR) to develop a list of measures for CPR’s Scorecard for Payment Reform 2.0. CPR has tracked the implementation of payment reform since 2013...
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