Claire E. O'Hanlon is an adjunct policy researcher at the RAND Corporation. A health services, economics, and policy researcher with a background in engineering experienced in applied quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods, her research interests include health care systems and consolidation, aging and the end of life, and emerging health technologies.
During her doctoral studies, O'Hanlon worked as an assistant policy researcher at the RAND Corporation and served as a student liaison for RAND Health. She previously worked in health economics and outcomes modeling at Amgen, University of Chicago Medicine, and Knopp Biosciences, a biotechnology start-up. Prior to her graduate studies, O’Hanlon was a laboratory technician at Duquesne University, where she designed drug delivery agents. Currently she is a postdoctoral fellow in health services research at the Veterans Affairs Center for the Study of Healthcare Innovation, Implementation & Policy in Los Angeles.
O'Hanlon holds a doctorate in policy analysis from the Pardee RAND Graduate School, a Master of Public Policy from the University of Chicago Harris School, a certificate in health administration and policy from the University of Chicago, and a B.S. in engineering from Harvey Mudd College.
O’Hanlon CE, Kranz AM, DeYoreo M, Mahmud A, Damberg CL, Timbie JW, "Access, quality, and financial performance of rural hospitals following health system affiliation," Health Affairs, 2019 (forthcoming)
O’Hanlon CE, Whaley C, Freund D, "Medical practice consolidation and physician shared patient network size, strength, and stability," Medical Care, 2019
O’Hanlon CE, Walling A, Okeke E, Stevenson S, Wenger N, "A framework to guide economic analysis of advance care planning," Journal of Palliative Medicine, 2018
O’Hanlon CE, Cooper JM, Lee SM, John P, Churpek M, Chin MH, Huang ES, "Life expectancy predictions for older diabetic patients as estimated by physicians and a prognostic model," Medical Decision Making Policy & Practice, 2017
Chari R, O’Hanlon C, Chen P, Leuschner K, Nelson C, "Governing academic medical center systems: evaluating and choosing among alternative governance approaches," Academic Medicine, 2017
O’Hanlon C, Huang C, Sloss E, Anhang Price R, Hussey P, Farmer C, Gidengil C, "Comparing VA and non-VA quality of care: a systematic review," Journal of General Internal Medicine, 2016
O'Hanlon CE, Newberry SJ, Booth M, Grant S, Motala A, Maglione MA, FitzGerald JD, Shekelle PG, "Hyaluronic acid injection therapy for osteoarthritis of the knee: concordant efficacy and conflicting serious adverse events in two systematic reviews," Systematic Reviews, 2016
Linnemayr SG, O’Hanlon CE, Uscher-Pines L, Van Abel K, Nelson C, "Using insights from behavioral economics to strengthen disaster preparedness and response," Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, 2016