Randi Cartmill, MS

Health Services Researcher III

Randi has worked in health services research since 2007, joining WiSOR in 2016. Her interests are in improving the quality of care and patient outcomes, health equity, and the quality of working life for clinicians. Her work at WiSOR centers on improving outcomes for geriatric patients after surgery and leading the team that analyzes Wisconsin Health Information Organization (WHIO) database, a large claims dataset including most Wisconsin payers. She also leads the Data Coordinating Center for the Surgical Collaborative of Wisconsin.

Randi is experienced with qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods and in analyzing claims, hospital administrative and electronic health record datasets. She has also studied deimplementation and patient outcomes in pediatric surgery, the cognitive work and teamwork of primary care clinicians, electronic health record (EHR) design, process change and quality improvement, the impact of health information technology on workflow, and medication safety.

In her free time, Randi enjoys long walks through the city, board games with her family, reading, swimming and paddling.

Randi works with Julia Berian and the Surgical Collaborative of Wisconsin.

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  • MS, Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1999
  • AB with honors, Sociology, Stanford University, 1993