• 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.

Brookings Institution
On Monday, The Brookings Institution hosted a four-panel forum on health care policy and accountable care organizations (ACOs). David Muhlestein participated in the second panel where health care poli...
Becker’s Hospital Review
According to David Muhlestein, half of the battle for hospital executives and ACO leaders involved in benchmarking is finding the sweet spot: metrics that are both meaningful and controllable. He no...