Jayme Fuglesten

jayme fuglesten
Director, Office of Congressional Relations
Washington Office

Education

M.P.P., George Washington University; B.A. in political science, University of Minnesota

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Overview

Jayme Fuglesten is director of the Office of Congressional Relations at the RAND Corporation. This office is charged with getting RAND's work to policymakers in Congress. Prior to joining RAND, she served as an aide in the U.S. Senate for Senator Amy Klobuchar, Vice-Chair of the Joint Economic Committee and Senator Kent Conrad, Chairman of the Budget Committee. During her time in the Senate she advised and developed legislative proposals on issues relating to the Affordable Care Act, medical technology and innovation, medicare payment, quality, and aging.

Fuglesten received a B.A. in political science from the University of Minnesota and a master's degree in public policy from George Washington University.

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Commentary

  • Doctors looking up information about their patient on a tablet

    The Little Exchange That Could...Transform the U.S. Health Care System

    As Congress continues to think about whether and how to support the development of Health Information Exchanges, it should consider the commitment required to bring a mature statewide or national network of HIEs into practice. It should prioritize the evaluation of government-funded HIEs, so that research can help inform and foster return on investment for scarce taxpayer dollars.

    Jan 28, 2015 The Health Care Blog