Donna Keyser, PhD, MBA is Associate Vice President at UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care.

Recent Posts by Donna Keyser

Professional Athletes And Back Surgery: A Teachable Moment On Overuse In Health Care?

Since the early 1990s, overuse of high-cost procedures for low back pain has contributed to a steady rise in costs but has done little to improve outcomes. This overuse directly contradicts longstanding clinical practice guidelines.

Diffusion Of Innovations In Health Care—Obtaining Evidence To Move Faster

The growing field of implementation science offers exciting opportunities to improve the diffusion of innovations in the health care delivery system.