Kristen Butterfield, MPH, is the Director of Research and Analytics where she leads PQA's strategic initiatives related to measure research and testing, and works collaboratively with PQA staff to assure implementation of PQA metrics. Ms. Butterfield's expertise and training in analytics and her experience with the analysis of quality metrics in various care settings enhances PQA's development of measure technical specifications and ensures rigorous testing. Kristen is involved in all areas of measure development and operations including collaborative efforts to link improvement in PQA measures to improved patient outcomes. Prior to joining PQA, Kristen held the position of Manager of Analytic Services for 10 years at Healthcentric Advisors, the New England Quality Improvement Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO). Kristen holds a Masters of Public Health in Epidemiology from the University of Michigan.
Kristen Butterfield, MPH
Director, Research and Analytics
Pharmacy Quality Alliance