Megan Colleen McHugh

  • 743 Citations
20022017
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Research Interests

Dr. McHugh is a health services researcher with an interest in quality improvement, patient flow and emergency department crowding, the safety net, and health policy/health reform. She has conducted a number of multi-method, multi-site evaluations and directed statistical analyses using data from large national data sets. Currently Dr. McHugh is leading an evaluation of Urgent Matters, a program to improve patient flow and reduce crowding in emergency departments.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, George Washington Un

… → 2008

MPP, College of William and Mary

… → 1999

Keywords

  • Qualitative research methods
  • Evaluation
  • Public Policy
  • Quality Improvement
  • Healthcare Quality
  • Mixed-methods
  • Health Policy
  • Health Services Research

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Research Output 2002 2017

  • 743 Citations
  • 49 Article
  • 6 Review article
  • 2 Chapter
  • 2 Conference contribution

Corporate Philanthropy Toward Community Health Improvement in Manufacturing Communities

McHugh, M., Farley, D., Maechling, C. R., Dunlop, D. D., French, D. D. & Holl, J. L. Dec 7 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Community Health. p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

philanthropy
manufacturing
public health
Health
Public Health
1 Citations
uterine cervical neoplasms
systematic review
meta-analysis
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Meta-Analysis

Emergency department use across 88 small areas after affordable care act implementation in Illinois

Feinglass, J., Cooper, A. J., Rydland, K., Powell, E. S., McHugh, M., Kang, R. & Dresden, S. M. Aug 1 2017 In : Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. 18, 5, p. 811-820 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Hospital Emergency Service
Medicaid
Insurance Coverage
Hospital Departments
9 Citations
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Hospital Emergency Service
Confidence Intervals
Medicaid
Health Insurance

Strategies to Identify and Reduce Opioid Misuse Among Patients with Gastrointestinal Disorders: A Systematic Scoping Review

Balbale, S. N., Trivedi, I., O’Dwyer, L. C., McHugh, M. C., Evans, C. T., Jordan, N. & Keefer, L. A. Oct 1 2017 In : Digestive Diseases and Sciences. 62, 10, p. 2668-2685 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Opioid Analgesics
Drug Monitoring
Self Care
Management Audit
Literature