• The Ohio State University, PhD
  • Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, JD
  • Brigham Young University, BA in Philosophy

David Muhlestein

Director of Research

David Muhlestein, PhD, is Director of Research at Leavitt Partners, a health care intelligence business, where he oversees the firm’s quantitative and qualitative evaluation of the changing health care landscape.  He has extensively studied the growth of accountable care organizations with the Center for Accountable Care Intelligence and leads the firm’s study of geographic variation in health care markets.  His general research interests focus on applying a legal and legislative lens to quantify and evaluate health policies for the benefit of government and private policymakers.

Dr. Muhlestein earned his doctorate in Health Services Management and Policy, JD, MHA and MS from The Ohio State University and a BA from Brigham Young University.

Health Affairs Blog
Leavitt Partners “Accountable Care Growth in 2014: A Look Ahead” was the 4th most-read Health Affairs blog post for the first quarter (January 1 to March 31, 2014).The post Health Affairs Blog app...
Health Affairs
David Muhlestein, Director of Research at Leavitt Partners, published another piece in the Health Affairs Blog on the results from the early Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). The artic...