Claudia Salzberg is vice president of health services research and policy at the Federation of American Hospitals (FAH). A mixed-methods health services researcher, Claudia designs, implements and supports research and policy analysis pertaining to value based care, health system reform and performance, quality and safety, coverage and access, and drugs.
In addition, Claudia provides support for policy and legislative initiatives at the Federation, liaises with the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) and staffs the Quality Committee and the Pharmacy Task Force.
Prior to joining the Federation, Claudia was a research scientist at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and a Research Fellow at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, where she conducted research and evaluation on health care delivery models, quality, health information technology and population health. She has authored numerous papers pertaining to health care evaluations.
Earlier in her career she conducted research and pilot initiatives at Brigham and Women’s Hospitals and Mass General Brigham (previously Partners Healthcare) and was a computer scientist at IBM.
Claudia received a Ph.D. in health policy and management from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and a Masters of Science in Engineering degree from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS). She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Brown University.