As the Director of Healthcare Innovation at the McSilver Institute, Meaghan Baier manages ongoing projects and partnerships supporting healthcare transformation, some of which include initiatives related to payment reform, organizational readiness, and the design and implementation of technical assistance and resources tailored specifically to the needs of partners and stakeholders. One of the main projects Baier manages is the Managed Care Technical Assistance Center (MCTAC), helping to oversee the daily operations and supporting the development of healthcare transformation work in New York State.
Baier also manages and directs projects based in North Carolina and other states focusing on the development and implementation of organizational self-assessments and care management initiatives.
Baier was previously the Assistant Director of Strategic Operations at McSilver, and prior to her time at NYU, she was the Project Manager in the Department of Innovations at Institute for Community Living (ICL), one of MCTAC’s provider partners. In this role, she was responsible for the coordination and management of MCTAC and Community Technical Assistance Center of New York (CTAC) deliverables, including the management of various CTAC business offerings.
Baier received her MSW degree from Hunter College’s Silberman School of Social Work in Community Organizing, Planning and Development. Prior to her graduate studies, she lived in Alaska working as an advocate for survivors of intimate partner violence and as a program coordinator for children who had experienced abuse and neglect.
Baier is passionate about social justice and trauma informed practices and has a background in the development and implementation of community violence plans and working within child welfare reform.