Douglas McCarthy, M.B.A., is senior research director for The Commonwealth Fund. He oversees The Commonwealth Fund’s scorecard project, conducts case-study research on delivery system reforms and innovations, and serves as a contributing editor to the Fund’s bimonthly newsletter Transforming Care. His 30-year career has spanned research, policy, operations, and consulting roles for government, corporate, academic, nonprofit, and philanthropic organizations. He has authored and coauthored reports and peer-reviewed articles on a range of health care–related topics, including more than 50 case studies of high-performing organizations and initiatives. Mr. McCarthy received his bachelor’s degree with honors from Yale College and a master’s degree in health care management from the University of Connecticut. He was a public policy fellow at the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota during 1996–1997, and a leadership fellow of the Denver-based Regional Institute for Health and Environmental Leadership during 2013–2014. He serves on the board of Colorado’s Center for Improving Value in Health Care.