Amy Lischko

Amy M. Lischko, MSPH, D. Sc. has over twenty five years of health services research experience.  She worked for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in senior-level positions under the Weld, Swift and Romney administrations.  Until 2007, Amy led a 100-person agency within the Office of Health and Human Services and was concurrently the health policy advisor to the secretary.  She holds a doctorate degree in health services research from Boston University with a concentration in quality measurement. During her tenure with state government Amy oversaw various research and policy activities and she was one of the key authors of the administration’s health care reform legislation.  She also led the state’s initial efforts in increasing the transparency of health care quality and cost information by establishing a consumer website.

Amy began a faculty position at Tufts University School of Medicine in July 2007 and is currently an Associate Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine.  She has provided consulting services to numerous organizations and individual states around various aspects of health care reform and quality improvement. Amy’s research interests are focused on using data to develop strategies for constraining health care costs while improving quality.  She is interested in bridging the gap between academic researchers and policymakers by making academic research more accessible to policymakers.

At Health Business Group, Amy focuses on economic analysis and growth strategies for health care providers and multi-stakeholder non-profit organizations.