Murrey G. Olmsted, Ph.D.

Project Director, Best Hospitals, RTI International

Murrey G. Olmsted, Ph.D.
Murrey G. Olmsted, Ph.D.

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Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 • 8:45 AM–10:00 AM

Murrey G. Olmsted, Ph.D., is a senior methodologist and health researcher with RTI International. He has more than 20 years of experience designing research studies, developing instruments, collecting data, and performing data analyses for government, commercial, and academic clients. His work primarily focuses on research related to health, healthcare, and federal statistical surveys. Dr. Olmsted leads the Best Hospitals and Best Children’s Hospitals rankings on the contractor side for U.S. News & World Report. The rankings combine primary and secondary data on quality to provide an evaluation of hospitals in 16 adult and 10 pediatric medical specialties.