Alison Muckle
Sr. Research Analyst, NORC at the University of Chicago


Alison Muckle, B.A. is a Senior Research Analyst in the Health Care Department at NORC. She has experience in health information technology (health IT) research, program and policy evaluation, and quantitative and qualitative research methods. Currently, Muckle provides research support in the areas of study design, instrument development, qualitative methods and data analysis for a range of program evaluations and projects focused on health IT. Muckle serves as technical lead for the evaluation of the ONC Strategic Health IT Advanced Research Projects (SHARP) Program, which supports innovative collaborative research in four critical areas. She has a strong interest in open source healthcare technologies, and her previous work includes development of content for HRSA’s open source EHR toolbox for health centers. Additionally, she recently helped develop an ONC-funded Study and Report on Open Source Health IT Systems, for which she contributed to an environmental scan, conducted site visit discussions and collaborated with experts and leaders in open source. Muckle graduated from American University with honors in Psychology.


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Alison Muckle (NORC at the University of Chicago), Jason Goldwater (NORC at the University of Chicago)
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The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) commissioned a Study and Report on Open Source Health Information Technology (health IT) as part of its obligation under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH). This represented the first time the Federal Government has ever invested resources into a study of open source EHRs Read more.