Roslyn Murray is the Project and Research Assistant for Catalyst for Payment Reform. In this role, Roslyn provides background support and conducts research for CPR on policy and health care payment reform issues. She has also held research assistant positions at Stanford School of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health’s National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, and San Francisco General Hospital. While at Stanford School of Medicine, Roslyn helped the school’s Prevention Research Center launch H4A, a fellows program that addresses critical community health needs and provides skills to prepare the next generation of prevention experts. A graduate of Stanford University, Roslyn holds a bachelor’s degree in Human Biology, Health and Health Policy.
Recent Posts by Roslyn Murray
The Payment Reform Landscape: The Potential Value Of Aligning High-Value Benefit Designs With Payment Reforms
While payment reform efforts are proliferating, one thing we see often is a mismatch between the incentives offered to health care providers and those offered to their patients, who may not be driven to seek care from practices that have restructured to provide higher value care.
Moving from a system that rewards volume over value is a complicated and messy process. No method is ever implemented in isolation---either one at a time or in a vacuum---and many payment methods do not yet have a sufficient track record to help us prioritize among them.
Payment reform is rapidly expanding across the nation. However, while a one-size-fits-all model may work in certain markets, it’s unlikely to work in others. CPR pioneered a market assessment tool to provide stakeholders with a way to navigate how their market's characteristics impact options...
While Medicare and Medicaid benefit design is set by law and effectively frozen, private health care purchasers are able to innovate freely. The Urban Institute and Catalyst for Payment Reform partnered to define and categorize the payment methods and benefit designs available in the market...