Megan Collado, MPH, is a director at AcademyHealth where she manages a number of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grantmaking initiatives. Prior to joining AcademyHealth in 2012, Megan provided research assistance at the Center for Managing Chronic Disease at the University of Michigan School of Public Health; at the Center for Healthcare Research and Transformation, in Ann Arbor, Michigan; and at the Child Policy Research Center at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. She received her MPH in health management and policy from the University of Michigan.
Recent Posts by Megan Collado
For a new program called Research in Transforming Health and Health Care Systems, the RWJF seeks to fund rigorous empirical studies that are timely and will directly inform the policy process. Such research is critical, given the fluid nature of the current policy environment.
Changes in Health Care Financing and Organization (HCFO), an RWJF program, will soon be drawing to a close after many years. What has AcademyHealth, which has directed HCFO over the years, learned?
Findings from six research studies aiming to contribute to an understanding of the use and impact of price data in health care were presented at a meeting where the discussion explored the “state of the art” in price transparency and sought to identify directions for future research.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation seeks to fund research on how to make the business case for improving community health. The deadline for proposals is June 14! How might such an investment contribute to an employer's economic success, brand, and reputation?