Anne Deutsch is a Senior Research Public Health Analyst at RTI International, a Clinical Research Scientist at the Shirley Ryan Abilitylab’s (formerly the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago) Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research and a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. She is a certified rehabilitation registered nurse with a doctoral degree in Epidemiology and Community Health. At RTI, Anne leads the functional status quality metric team. She has assisted the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to implement the Improving Medicare Post Acute Care Transformation (IMPACT) Act, the IRFCompare website, confidential feedback reports for inpatient rehabilitation facilities, long-term care hospitals and skilled nursing facilities. The IRF self-care and mobility functional outcome measures are endorsed by the National Quality Forum and have been implemented as IMPACT Act quality measures in the inpatient rehabilitation facility quality reporting program. An application of these measures has been adopted in the skilled nursing facility quality reporting program. Anne has served on several expert panels sponsored by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, The Institute of Medicine, and the National Quality Forum. She is the author or co-author or more than 90 peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters.