The Department of Healthcare Policy & Research concentrates on studying and improving healthcare delivery to optimize the value of healthcare for patients in New York and across the country. It is chaired by Dr. Rainu Kaushal, an expert in healthcare quality, patient safety and information technology. We train the next generation of leading researchers and practitioners seeking to develop the most effective ways to organize, coordinate, manage, finance, and deliver high quality care. HPR has master’s programs in Biostatistics & Data Science, Health Policy & Economics, and Health Informatics. Our certificate programs specialize in Comparative Effectiveness & Outcomes Research, Health Analytics, Health Policy & Economics, and Health Informatics.