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Built on our leading-edge research, intelligence, and deep industry experience focused on the evolving role of value in health care, Leavitt Partners maintains a team of experts your organization can leverage for meeting facilitation, moderating and speaking engagements.

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Mescha Grammer-Ploss

Mescha Grammer-Ploss is a director based in Chicago and leads the Intelligence practice area. Mescha conducts quantitative and qualitative research evaluating various components of the American health care system for government agencies, policymakers, and industry participants. She also manages long-term research projects and works closely with client managers to design, implement, and deliver research projects […]

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Ryan Howells

Principal

Former vice president and general manager at Connecture, Inc., and previous engagement with iHealth Technologies

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Erik Krisle

Erik Krisle is a director based in Salt Lake City. In this role, Erik manages Leavitt Partners’ data and analytics team. Mr. Krisle also manages primary data collection efforts and data asset management efforts. He also participates in the firm’s study of geographic variation in health care markets. Prior to joining Leavitt Partners, Erik founded and […]

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Kristina Lunner

Principal

Former vice president of government affairs for the American Pharmacists Association and director of state legislative and regulatory affairs for the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

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Rebecca Nielsen

Rebecca Nielsen is a principal at Leavitt Partners, where she leads the firm’s strategy practice as well as the firm’s public health team. She aids both public and commercial clients in strategic planning, assessing new markets, and identifying opportunities for service expansion. Prior to joining Leavitt Partners, Rebecca held a variety of positions within UnitedHealth […]

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John Poelman

John Poelman is a senior director based in Salt Lake City. As a senior director, John informs clients on the shifting health care landscape with expertise in accountable care and in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act with the corresponding political dynamics. John also serves as the executive director of the Accountable Care Learning […]

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Robert Richards

Robert Richards is a senior analyst based in Salt Lake City. As a senior analyst, Robert analyzes, interprets, and presents data to provide clients with health care intelligence. He manages the collection and analysis of data on alternative payments models such as ACOs and bundled payments, and conducts original quantitative research based on this data. […]

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Josh Trent

Josh Trent is a principal based in Washington, D.C. In this role, Josh develops and manages complex, multi-sector alliances and advises clients throughout the health care sector on federal health care policy and strategy. Josh specializes in public insurance under Medicare, Medicaid, and the Children’s Health Insurance Program, private health insurance, the 340B program, the […]

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