Policy Analytics Director
Robyn Rontal leads CHRT’s data analytics and consulting projects focused on current health care issues and trends, collaborating with local, state and national organizations on data acquisition and methods. She has focused expertise in the area of healthy aging.
Prior to working at CHRT, Robyn was a director within Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan’s (BCBSM) Healthcare Value Division where she was responsible for analytic consultation and data support for external partnerships. Over her 15 years at BCBSM she managed various functions including customer reporting, benefit cost trends, program evaluation, and provider analytics. In addition, she worked as a consulting manager with Truven Health Analytics, providing analytic support and benefits consultation to key accounts, and at several southeast Michigan hospitals with responsibility for strategic planning, business plan development, and market research.
- CHRT report evaluates Michigan’s COVID-19 nursing home strategy and provides recommendations for future approaches
- Reforms needed after systemic flaws in nursing homes worsen COVID-19: Read our piece in ABA journal on law and aging
- Rising cost of specialty drugs in Michigan and the United States: A case example for Multiple Sclerosis