Pranali Trivedi

Pranali Trivedi is a Project Manager at Discern Health. Pranali works with a wide-range of clients to help them achieve their value-based payment and quality improvement goals. She designs and leads stakeholder engagement activities, analyzes policy, and conducts research to convey complex issues and develop strategies and implementation models. Most recently, Pranali planned a roundtable event focused on continuous improvement of health IT safety protocols and tools, where she presented Discern’s research findings and consensus-based policy recommendations. In addition, she managed a multi-disciplinary workgroup in a study to examine the quality and cost of primary care services rendered by providers participating in a state’s Medicaid program, including the quality and data strategies, measure selection, gap analysis, and results, and policy recommendations. Other engagements include development of quality strategies for pharmaceutical clients, and operational-level education and training materials on physician and hospital quality programs for B2B audiences.

Prior to joining Discern, Pranali managed clients seeking to implement all-payer claims databases (APCDs) at Freedman HealthCare. In addition to managing multiple state APCD initiatives, she was responsible for the planning and leading various ACA-related transformation projects, including development of reports for a State’s Health Insurance Exchange. Prior to that, she designed and managed health services programs for EDWON (Empower Dalit Women of Nepal), an international non-profit organization dedicated to marginalized women.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Ambulatory care/physician performance measurement
  • Federal government policymaking and procedure
  • Medicare – payment to hospitals and physicians
  • State government policymaking and procedure


  • MPH, Healthcare Management – Boston University
  • BA, Sociology – Union College


  • Baltimore, MD

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