Courtney Barbera

Courtney Barbera is a Project Manager at Discern Health. Her work is focused on advancing quality and leveraging health information exchange to improve care across a variety of care settings. While at Discern, she has contributed to developing quality strategies to improve and measure health outcomes for vulnerable populations; analyzing policies and generating strategies related to health information technology, specifically in the realms of mobile health and data interoperability; and facilitating expert panel events for clients in the private and public sectors.

Prior to joining Discern, Courtney contributed to business development and communications efforts at an international development firm and government contractor called Palladium. Previously, while working toward her MPH degree, Courtney performed public health research on the impact of food environments and marketing on health behavior in the greater Philadelphia area. She also has in-depth knowledge of impact evaluation methodology for global health programs.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Quality Payment Model and Measure Scans
  • Epidemiology and Population Health
  • Health IT Innovation
  • Health Policy


  • MPH, Global Health – University of Pennsylvania
  • BS, Biology – University of New Hampshire


  • Baltimore, MD

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