Maribeth Shannon, M.A. is director of the California HealthCare Foundation’s Market and Policy Monitor program, which promotes greater transparency and accountability in California’s health care system.
Her work involves the development of reliable information to assist decision-making for policymakers, providers, purchasers, and consumers of health care services. She focuses on increasing the availability and usefulness of health care data, reporting of market trends, advancing health care performance measurement and reporting, and increasing the availability and usefulness of information and tools for consumers.
Prior to joining CHCF, she served as assistant vice president for clinical services development for the University of California. She has also been executive director for an alliance of hospitals and medical groups in the San Francisco area, benefits manager for a major retail company, and in various management positions at Blue Cross of California.
Shannon received a bachelor’s degree in communications and industrial engineering from Northwestern University and a master’s degree in health administration from the University of Colorado.