Barbra Rabson

Barbra Rabson, MPH, has led the Massachusetts Health Quality Partners (MHQP) since 1998. Under her leadership, MHQP has become a national leader in the measurement and public reporting of health care information, with a focus on measuring and improving patients’ experiences of care. In the past few years, Barbra has focused the organization’s work around four main areas of impact: capturing patient experiences, advancing health equity, enhancing telehealth, and strengthening primary care. Of particular note is her role leading MHQP’s most recent work to create a dashboard to monitor the health of primary care in Massachusetts. She is a member of the Milbank Advisory Committee for the Health of US Primary Care Scorecard, the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services Quality Measure Alignment Task Force and Quality Subcommittee, the Massachusetts Health Equity Data Standards Technical Advisory Committee, and the Betsey Lehman Center Measurement and Transparency Task Force. She also serves on the boards of the American Board of Family Medicine and the Massachusetts Health Policy Forum. She received her master’s degree in public health from Yale University and her undergraduate degree from Brandeis University.