Project Title/Research Interests: Segmenting High-Cost High-Need Populations in Medicaid for Complex Case Management

Dr. Jacob Quinton is a primary care internist with an interest in increasing value, access and equity in US health care. He completed his medical training at LSU New Orleans School of Medicine, where as an Albert Schweitzer Fellow he led programs to improve reproductive health education in New Orleans public schools, and with an interest in health disparities founded and led the first ‘Student Hotspotting’ program in New Orleans. He trained at Yale New Haven Hospital in their Internal Medicine / Primary Care program with his outpatient clinic at the West Haven VA Center of Excellence (COE). His research during residency compared risk indexes for hospitalization and mortality at use in the VA which won the Hopkins GIM Housestaff Research Award in Population Health. Dr. Quinton’s current research interests include high-needs high-cost care, social determinants of health, payment model redesign and health reforms to achieve universal access.