Ms. Eccleston is the implementation team leader for the Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute (HCI3) where she is responsible for management and oversight of the Institute’s ECR analytic and bundled payment implementations as well as the Bridges to Excellence programs. Ms. Eccleston has more than 25 years experience in analyzing health care data and deriving solutions to improve the efficiency and quality of health care delivery systems. Prior to joining the HCI3 team, Ms. Eccleston was the Assistant Commissioner for Health Research and Policy at the Massachusetts Division of Health Care Finance and Policy where she was responsible for providing strategic leadership to provide high-quality, objective analysis on various issues related to health care in the Commonwealth. Before working for the Commonwealth, she was a senior policy analyst at the Workers’ Compensation Research Institute in Cambridge, MA where, in addition to designing, implementing and disseminating studies on health care delivery systems in various state workers’ compensation programs, she was responsible for the creation of a multi-jurisdictional database of workers’ compensation medical claims.
Throughout her career, Ms. Eccleston authored numerous publications in the areas of health care utilization and price trends, quality of care, and monitoring impacts of health reform and has disseminated research results through presentations to various stakeholders and through public testimony.