Neil Goldfarb is the President and chief executive officer of the Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health, an employer-led non-profit organization established in 2012 with the mission of developing best practices for maintaining a healthy workforce and ensuring that when healthcare is needed, it is high-quality, accessible, affordable and safe. Goldfarb brings over 30 years of healthcare research and management experience to the Coalition.
As associate dean for research in the Jefferson College of Population Health, Goldfarb was responsible for developing and carrying out the college’s research agenda, focused on healthcare quality and value, and economic evaluation of healthcare technologies. Concurrently, Goldfarb served as director of ambulatory care performance improvement for the Jefferson faculty practice plan. His previous positions include executive director of a quality improvement consulting and data collection firm, and vice president of health services for the Philadelphia region’s first Medicaid managed care plan.
Goldfarb has authored over 60 articles, focused on health and disease management, quality measurement and improvement, care for the under-served and health economics and outcomes research. Goldfarb is a member of the Board of Governors of the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions and founding co-director of the National Alliance College for Value-based Purchasing of Health Benefits.