Domitilla Masi is a manager at Avalere. She supports the research and analysis efforts of Avalere’s Center for Payment and Delivery Innovation, engaging with health care stakeholders in adapting their business models and practices to achieve value-based care. She applies her expertise in health care delivery system reforms and new and emerging alternative payment models, with a special focus on the shift toward patient engagement, shared decision making, and patient-centered care. Prior to joining Avalere, Masi was a research assistant at the Brookings Institution’s Center for Health Policy, leading qualitative and quantitative research on alternative payment and delivery models; health information technology; and the Affordable Care Act implementation. Prior to that, as a fellow at Capital Caring, she contributed to research on long-term and end-of-life care services, workforce, and policy. Masi has an MS in health, population, and society from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences and a BS in anthropology from University College London.


Recent Posts by Domitilla Masi

Measuring Value Based On What Matters To Patients: A New Value Assessment Framework

Despite the drive toward value-based health care reimbursement and patients’ ever increasing financial stake in their own health care treatment, many traditional value assessment tools fail to consider value from the patient’s perspective.

How Open Data Can Reveal—And Correct—The Faults In Our Health System

In April 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) released millions of lines of Medicare Part B physician payment data, that led many researchers, analysts, journalists, and the general public to use the data to answer a number of pressing health care questions. And while the dataset...