Nathan Coffey

Nathan Coffey is a Project Analyst at Discern Health. He conducts research and data analysis in support of client projects. Nathan’s recent work at Discern includes modeling the financial impact of proposed changes to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services quality incentive programs, developing a report generator to score hospital performance on quality measures, and creating presentations examining quality incentive programs.

Prior to joining Discern Health, Nathan conducted research focused on health care access and public health. His research examined the health information needs of injured persons as well as the relationship between the built environment and physical activity.

Areas of Expertise:

  • MACRA – MIPS
  • Measure gap identification and filling
  • Measure selection
  • Performance measures

Education:

  • MPH, Epidemiology – George Mason University
  • BS, Health Science – Radford University

Honors and Awards:

  • 2016 Outstanding Graduate Research Award – George Mason University

Location:

  • Baltimore, MD

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