About Kristen

Kristen Barlow is a senior consultant with the Post-Acute Care Collaborative research team. Her principal areas of expertise include optimizing the role of physicians in post-acute care delivery and strategic considerations for hospitals engaging in post-acute care delivery. Much of her time is spent exploring strategies for hospital collaboration with post-acute care providers and physicians. Kristen also has worked extensively in the terrain of bundled payments, focusing on the impact of bundles on cardiac service lines as well as post-acute care providers.

Kristen worked on the Cardiovascular Roundtable and Imaging Performance Partnership research teams at Advisory Board from 2007 to 2010, before pursuing a law degree. She rejoined the company in 2014, after working as an associate attorney at the law firm of Fredrikson and Byron in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Kristen holds a BA in political science and French from Grinnell College and a JD, magna cum laude, from the University of Minnesota.

Areas of expertise

Strategy, Performance Improvement, Physician Issues, Post-Acute Care, Service Lines, Bundled Payments, Market Trends,

Kristen Barlow

Senior Consultant

Kristen's Upcoming Events

May 15 2018

Developing a No-Regrets Strategy

Join us to learn about the latest information on the future of payment reform and post-acute market trends. More Register

Jan 23 2018

BPCI Advanced: Everything You Need to Know

CMS has unveiled a new voluntary bundled payment model, called Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCI Advanced). Get an overview of the program's features, application process, and next steps for determining whether your program should participate. More Register

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