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Michael Merrigan - Missouri State University. Springfield, MO, US

Michael Merrigan Michael Merrigan

Clinical Professor, Management | Missouri State University

Springfield, MO, UNITED STATES

Michael Merrigan is a management expert who focuses on the healthcare sector.



Professor Michael Merrigan (J.D.) has served as Vice President and General Counsel for St. John's Health System and Mercy Health for more than 20 years.

Prior to moving to Springfield, he was the in-house attorney for St. Luke's Regional Health Center in Sioux City, Iowa. He's an expert on a variety of issues related to healthcare, including the Affordable Care Act.

Industry Expertise (4)

Education/Learning Health Care - Facilities Health Care - Providers Health Care - Services

Areas of Expertise (4)

Management Governance and leadership Patient Safety Healthcare

Education (3)

University of Iowa College of Law: JD 1984

University of South Dakota: MBA 1989

Loras College: B.A. 1981

Media Appearances (4)

Aging: The Rising Cost, and Need, of Health Care

KOLR10  tv


When an illness comes unexpectedly, it can become both a physical and financial burden. But it's not just the sudden stroke or heart attack, that are attacking the health and pockets of aging boomers.

"People are coming into Medicare with more chronic conditions than prior generations," said Michael Merrigan, director of Master's in Health Administration at Missouri State University.

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We can make America healthy again

Springfield News-Leader  online


Rather than experimenting with how we pay “sick care,” we should preventing it in the first place. The key to doing so is not some new health policy or program from an administration, but by each of us embracing the concept of hitting the “six normals” coined by Cleveland Clinic.

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An old-fashioned recipe for leadership

Springfield News-Leader  print


So what exactly is leadership? What are the traits and qualities of a good leader? Are leaders born or made?

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Creating the greatest place on Earth to work

Springfield News-Leader  online


How do we create the greatest place on Earth to work? What does it look like? What does it sound like? What does it feel like? What does it make you think about?

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