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Kristy Alvarez

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Kristy Alvarez is Manager of Health Performance Information at PBGH, focusing in the area of physician quality measurement and reporting. Her duties include project management, vendor relationships and data quality management for the California Physician Performance Initiative.

Kristy came to PBGH from Med-Vantage, Inc. where she managed the clinical content for software tools to evaluate the efficiency of healthcare and built quality measures. Her work with quality measures included the development, testing and certification of the 2009 and 2010 HEDIS Effectiveness of Care measures as well as the creation of Med-Vantage proprietary measures. Previously, Kristy coordinated two R01 randomized controlled trials in the field of health services research examining the impact of tailored messaging on health behaviors and the outcomes of several chronic conditions.

Kristy received her B.S. in Biology, with coursework in community health and health policy, from Tufts University.

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