Education: Ph.D in Health Services Research/ Health Policy at Rutgers University; MSW in Health Administration/ Gerontology at Rutgers University -New Brunswick
Courses Taught: Intermediate Decision Analysis in Healthcare HCIP 6108
Timothy Lowe, PhD, is Director, Research Services, Premier, Inc., Charlotte, NC. Dr. Lowe has over 20 years'experience in healthcare analytics and project management for state, federal and private sector clients. He is the inventor of Premier's Waste Index, co-inventor of Premier's associated Waste Measures, and the author of over 40 peer-reviewed publications and conference presentations. Dr. Lowe is an acknowledged expert in the field of healthcare overutilization and efficiency and leads Premier's research and development efforts in the identification, measurement and evaluation of health system inefficiencies. Prior to joining Premier, Dr. Lowe was a Senior Scientist with Carolinas HealthCare System, Charlotte, NC, where he submitted the winning proposal for the Ernest Amory Codman Award for excellence in quality improvement measurement from The Joint Commission. Earlier, Dr. Lowe was a Research Scientist with the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, Trenton, NJ, where he developed the statewide Patient Safety Reporting System for New Jersey hospitals.