Rivka leads strategic research in support of employed and integrated medical group executives through the Medical Group Strategy Council. In this capacity, she works with medical group executives on a wide range of issues including hospital-physician integration, medical staff performance management, access expansion, and care coordination.
She joined the firm in 2008 to lead research with the Health Care Advisory Board, where she authored over 10 publications on topics relating to health care reform, accountable care preparedness, clinical standardization, and margin preservation. During her tenure with the firm, she has also worked with executives on the Health Systems Initiative to tackle the unique set of issues facing large health systems.
After receiving undergraduate degrees from Barnard College of Columbia University and the Jewish Theological Seminary, Rivka worked with a small firm evaluating federally-funded state health and mental health improvement projects. She also spent time in the Middle East working with two non-profit organizations dedicated to expanding women’s civil rights.
Rivka currently serves on the board of Young Invincibles, a non-partisan organization based in Washington, D.C. dedicated to expanding health care access for young people.