Amanda is a senior research partner for the Advisory Board. She leads research studies and also the Accelerator program, which creatively applies the knowledge, resources, and services available through Advisory Board research to top challenges at individual organizations.
On the research side, Amanda works within the Health Care Advisory Board, the Advisory Board’s flagship program for CEOs and strategy executives. She tracks macro changes to the health care market and their implications for different types of players. She also specializes in topics such as governance, hospital-physician partnerships, and reducing unwarranted clinical variation.
Amanda has been leading or advising Advisory Board research studies since 2003. Some of her favorite studies include:
To apply lessons learned from national research at individual health systems, Amanda spends a portion of her time advising executives and boards on strategy and transformation efforts, helping those leaders make sound decisions and substantive progress against their goals.
She has also designed and led multiple Advisory Board improvement and learning collaboratives, such as the Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) Project (2009-2011); the Sepsis Collaborative (April 2015-2016); and the Rural Strategy Collaborative (2018).
Amanda holds a master’s degree from Georgetown University and a bachelor of arts from Middlebury College. Prior to joining the Advisory Board, she worked as a newspaper reporter and editor.