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Ep 51: Giving Healthcare a Lift, with Megan Callahan, Former Vice President of Health, Lyft

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Ep 51: Giving Healthcare a Lift, with Megan Callahan, Former Vice President of Health, Lyft

In this episode, we sit down with Megan Callahan, a former Vice President of Health at Lyft. The conversation explores the data-driven health economy, skills that span organizational cultures, intersectional…
October 20, 2021

Ep 51: Giving Healthcare a Lift, with Megan Callahan, Former Vice President of Health, Lyft

Meet Megan Callahan: 

Megan Callahan is the former President of Lyft Healthcare. Previously, she was the Chief Strategy Officer for Change Healthcare, and one of the primary designers of its creation. Megan oversaw the merger that created Change Healthcare while the Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Business Development at McKesson Technology Solutions. Megan was at McKesson for 13 years, and has experience with revenue cycle management, payment accuracy, and clinical decision support. In her free time, Megan also volunteers with the San Francisco Homeless Prenatal Program.

In This Episode: 

Megan Callahan started her professional career in epidemiology, but found that crunching numbers behind a desk wasn’t for her. She joined the exciting world of business, becoming a strategist and architect of acquisitions. We discuss business challenges like culture, data use, and navigating regulations. Megan touches on personal challenges as well. She advises to not be afraid of having strong opinions, but also know that there can be multiple right ways to get the right answer. 

Key Moments: 

  • Leadership skills in data-driven healthcare (13:49) 
  • Challenges Lyft faces in healthcare (17:47)
  • You can always pivot your career (26:21)
  • Handling life’s curve balls (27:57)

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