Mary Jo Condon, MPPA
Joint Boards of Health and Hospitals member
Mary Jo Condon, MPPA, sees information and collaboration as the foundation for improving our nation's health care system. In her dual roles as a Senior Director for the Midwest Health Initiative and the St. Louis Area Business Health Coalition, Condon supports employers, physicians, health systems and health plans in determining shared priorities for action and developing aligned strategies to achieve improvement. Recent projects include Partnerships for Healthier Babies and the development of LiveWellSTL.org. Condon currently leads the Midwest Health Initiative's work to better understand and reduce potentially avoidable emergency department utilization and the Healthcare Regional Cost Measurement &Transparency Project to measure total cost of care and resource use at the community and physician practice group levels. At the Business Health Coalition, Condon supports employers in their efforts to better understand health care value and communicate it through employee communications, benefit design and provider reimbursement.