Julia Driessen, PhD, is an assistant professor of health policy and management in the Graduate School of Public Health at the University of Pittsburgh. In 2011, Dr. Driessen completed her PhD in economics at the Johns Hopkins University. Her research focuses on how economic incentives can support, or hinder, clinical best practices, with an emphasis on outcomes that are both clinically and economically undesirable. She has examined these themes across an array of settings and interventions, including health information technology, Medicare prescribing, and accountable care organizations. Dr. Driessen is a current health and aging policy fellow examining alternative payment models and health information technology.


Recent Posts by Julia Driessen

Variation In End-Of-Life Care Is An Open Invitation For Accountable Care Organization Innovation

Individuals with a serious or terminal condition are a population with a demonstrated need for care coordination that is currently woefully unmet in the fee-for-service environment.