Amanda Howard is an Analyst with the Chartis Center for Rural Health. Ms. Howard advises rural and Critical Access Hospital networks in several states across the country. She collaborates with hospital executives to facilitate operational and clinical improvement initiatives by providing analytics around financial performance, value-based payment modeling, quality, patient satisfaction and population health.
Ms. Howard conducts research on population health in rural markets, which has been featured by the National Rural Health Association and the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health. This research has helped to drive statewide initiatives for identifying and meeting unmet needs within their communities. Ms. Howard has presented this research at several rural health conferences and network meetings including in Maine, Mississippi, Ohio and Tennessee.
Ms. Howard earned a Bachelor of Arts in chemistry with a concentration in neuroscience, and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from Bowdoin College.