Megan is a Research Fellow at the University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center and is a member of the Flex Monitoring Team (FMT). Megan’s research work with the FMT focuses on quality of care and best practices in Critical Access Hospitals, as well as quality measures data analyses related to the MBQIP program. She has also completed research in access to care for rural individuals, rural caregiving, and health care and support services for older adults in rural communities. Prior to working at the RHRC, Megan worked at the State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) on a variety of projects related to access, cost, quality, and health outcomes. She also spent several years working in federal policy for U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar. While working in the Senate in Washington, D.C. and Minneapolis, MN, Megan held several positions focusing on operations, policy development, health reform, and healthcare outreach and casework.
This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB1RH24206, Information Services to Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Grantees, $1,205,000 (0% financed with nongovernmental sources). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.