The Strategic Investments team is responsible for leading system performance analyses, including a particular focus on measuring value and promoting effective allocation of health care resources. The SI team is responsible for developing and administering the Community Hospital Acceleration, Revitalization, and Transformation (CHART) community hospital investment program that represents a key component of the HPC’s broad mandate to increase health care quality and access while reducing cost growth in the Commonwealth. SI also supports the Market Performance team in care delivery analyses in Cost and Market Impact Reviews and leads the HPC’s role in supporting health resource planning activities.

About the Director: SI

Kathleen Connolly is the Director for Strategic Investments at the Health Policy Commission. In this role, Kathleen will be managing the CHART Investment Program and the Health Care Innovation Investments. Prior to joining the HPC, Kathleen worked at CVS Health, where she was the Director of Population Health, Health System Alliances. She also previously served as a Program Director for Population Health Management at Partners HealthCare. Kathleen graduated Magna Cum Laude from Connecticut College before pursuing her Master’s degree in Social Work at the University of Connecticut. She is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Massachusetts.