Hilary Johnson specializes in project management with a focus on process improvement, operational support systems, and communications in the health IT sector. She has a passion for organization and applies her expertise across projects at the intersection of health policy and technology.
Johnson has over a decade of experience managing projects in the private, nonprofit, and government sectors. She currently leads a data transformation initiative under the Technical Assistance and Analytic Support for the Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Quality Measurement and Improvement Program. She also manages the Medicaid and CHIP Scorecard: Project Management and Technical Assistance contract, which supports design and content creation to improve transparency and accountability related to Medicaid and CHIP administration and outcomes. In addition to her client-based work, Johnson is a member of Mathematica’s Project Management Council.
Before joining Mathematica in 2018, Johnson was an implementation director at Epic, leading the deployment of electronic health records across the United States. At Epic, she was the director of the Safety Nets work group, which advocates for the needs of Epic’s clients serving uninsured and underinsured populations. Before her role at Epic, she worked as a congressional field organizer, a development consultant, and a nonprofit project director focused on community development.
Johnson holds an M.S. in public policy and management from Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College and a B.A. in environmental studies and economics from Washington University in St. Louis.