Rachael L. Rivard, MPH
Survey and Evaluation Statistician
Research Interests:  Integrative Medicine, Complex Systems, Longitudinal Models, Missing Data 

Education:  MPH, University of Minnesota

Joined Institute:  2019
  • Evaluation & Survey Statistician, Center for Evaluation and Survey Research 2019 -
  • Publications While At HealthPartners
    selected publications
    Journal Article
  • Effectiveness of medical music therapy practice: integrative research using the electronic health record: rationale, design, and population characteristics
    J Integr Complement Med. 2024
  • Ankle fractures: high implant cost is not associated with better patient reported outcomes
    Injury. 2023
  • Effectiveness of music therapy within community hospitals: an EMMPIRE retrospective study
    Pain reports. 2023
  • Exposing the care conundrum of low-energy pelvic ring fractures in older adults: a review of 322 patients
    Geriatric orthopaedic surgery & rehabilitation. 2023
  • Inequalities in communicating about nutrition information during prenatal care: the after-visit summary
    American journal of health education. 2023
  • Is there room for individual patient-specified preferences in the patient-reported outcome measurement revolution?
    Journal of patient-centered research and reviews. 2023
  • Massage therapy for children, adolescents, and young adults: clinical delivery and effectiveness in hematology and oncology
    Pediatric Blood & Cancer. 2023
  • Optimizing patient-reported outcome collection and documentation in medical music therapy: process-improvement study
    JMIR human factors. 2023
  • Survey-based evaluation of a fish consumption information dissemination campaign within an integrated health system: learnings from ChooseYourFish
    Journal of Primary Care & Community Health. 2023
  • Association of preoperative opioid use with postoperative opioid use and patient-reported outcomes in ankle fracture fixation patients
    Foot Ankle Orthop. 2022
  • Capturing patient-reported outcomes: paper versus electronic survey administration
    OTA Int. 2022
  • Clinical delivery and effectiveness of music therapy in hematology and oncology: an EMMPIRE retrospective study
    Integrative Cancer Therapies. 2022
  • Pragmatic evaluation of a health system-based employee weight management program
    International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2021
  • Significant pain reduction in hospitalized patients receiving integrative medicine interventions by clinical population and accounting for pain medication
    Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. 2021
  • Rationale for routine collection of patient reported outcomes during integrative medicine consultation visits
    Complementary Therapies in Medicine. 2018
  • Acceptability, adaptation, and clinical outcomes of acupuncture provided in the emergency department: a retrospective pilot study
    Pain Medicine. 2017
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