Daniel Z. Louis,
Suite 119, College Building
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 923-6939 fax
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Center for Research in Medical Educaton and Health Care
Research and Clinical Interests
Health services research. Development and application of patient classification systems and measurement of disease severity. Analysis of issues of quality and cost of health care.
Daniel Z. Louis is a Research Associate Professor of Family and Community Medicine and Managing Director of the Center. He is one of the developers of the Disease Staging system used in the evaluation of severity of illness in the U.S. and internationally to assess quality and costs of health care. Mr. Louis is principal investigator of a collaborative project with the Emilia-Romagna Region, Italy, which is using a large population-based database to address a variety of issues relating to organization, finan-cing, and quality of care. Mr. Louis lectures on Health Policy as a part of the Introduction to Clinical Medicine course for first year medical students, teaches HPL 500: US Health Care Organization and Delivery in the Masters programs of the Jefferson School of Population Health, and lectures at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, as part of their Master’s Program in Health Administration and the University of Pisa, Italy, faculty of economics. Mr. Louis is a reviewer for the Annals of Internal Medicine and Medical Care and a member of the editorial board of the Jefferson Health Policy Newsletter.