Elizabeth Bayliss, MD, MSPH

Senior Investigator

Elizabeth BaylissElizabeth A. Bayliss, MD, MSPH, is a Senior Investigator at the Institute for Health Research. Dr. Bayliss' research focuses on processes of care and methods for studying care delivery for patients and populations with complex care needs. She is also interested in the interaction between health policy and care delivery for this population.

Dr. Bayliss completed her medical training at the University of Colorado Denver, where she also received her Master of Science in Public Health degree. She has served as Principal Investigator on studies of competing demands affecting individuals with complex care needs, developing quality measures for complex patients, assessing the impact of primary and specialty care continuity within an integrated delivery system, and improving medication prescribing practices for older adults with multiple chronic medical conditions.

Dr. Bayliss is a Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine where she directs the Primary Care Research Fellowship in health services research. She also serves as an Associate Editor for the Annals of Family Medicine.


Selected Research

  • Aligning the Visit Priorities of Complex Patients and Their Primary Care Provider
    Funder: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
    Award End Date: 12/31/2017
  • Advancing Geriatrics Infrastructure and Network Growth (AGING initiative)
    Funder: National Institute on Aging
    Award End Date: 4/30/2018
  • Outcomes Performance Measure Development for Persons with Multiple Chronic Conditions (MCC)
    Funder: National Institute on Aging
    Award End Date: 9/27/2017
  • STAR Developing a KPCO Center for Complex Patient Care
    Funder: Kaiser Permanente Colorado
    Award End Date: 12/31/2017
  • Deprescribing Potential for Older Adults with Alzheime'rs Disease and Cognitive Impairment
    Funder: National Institute on Aging
    Award End Date: 4/30/2018
  • Methods and Data for Complex Patient Segmentation
    Funder: Kaiser Permanente Colorado
    Award End Date: 12/31/2017