The Division of Health Policy Translation focuses on major attributes of health policy development and practice application.  The Division combines and synergizes the efforts of several national leaders in the field of health research, quality, health care outcomes and information technology to promote research, education and policy.


To provide health care decision makers with rigorous analytic solutions to emergency care-related health policy issues by combining innovative analysis and evidence-based research.


The Division of Health Policy Translation in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital will foster and support innovation in health care policy research and analysis, and seek to translate evidence into policy and practice to improve the quality, effectiveness, and value of healthcare.