As administrator of HMA’s Healthcare Transformation Institute (HTI), Meghan Manilla focuses on building and expanding the Institute and its reach through new educational programs and leadership development.
Meghan facilitates seminars and workshops including large-scale training sessions for providers with a focus on the organization of care for underserved populations. She assists in the writing and production of products and tools focused on the transformation of health care delivery to integrated and accountable systems of care, and is responsible for developing business and marketing strategies. In addition to strategic planning and business development, Meghan plays a significant project management role, overseeing four HTI teams that focus on the development of new, innovative approaches to delivery system and payment reform.
Meghan has a wide array of project experience, including working with the State of Illinois and key stakeholders to develop their State Health Care Innovation Plan (SHIP), which proposes new and sustainable health care innovations for Illinois; and working with the State of Iowa on their application to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to receive funding to test and implement their SHIP over the next five years. Meghan has also worked with a health system in Illinois to develop a model that integrates Advanced Practice Nurses and Physician Assistants into large practices, has experience helping local health systems achieve PCMH accreditation, and has developed strategic recommendations related to provider networks for a national health plan.
Prior to joining HMA, Meghan worked for both corporate and non-profit organizations and attended a Global Business graduate program in Washington, D.C. in order to gain more experience working on development and foreign aid projects. In addition to taking classes in international relations, she worked for a non-governmental organization that helped to advance trade, economic, and commercial development overseas.
Meghan graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Arts in international studies and business, and concentrations in political science and Spanish.