Senior Manager, Health Research Institute, PwC US
Crystal Yednak is a senior manager with PwC’s Health Research Institute and leads HRI’s analysis of regulatory and legislative affairs impacting providers and payers.
In 15 years as a journalist whose work has appeared in major publications such as the The New York Times, the Chicago Tribune and Crain’s Chicago Business, Yednak reported on health policy and its impact from a variety of perspectives. She followed state government efforts to expand Medicaid, profiled the winners and losers in a shifting provider landscape and chronicled patient experiences in the healthcare system. At the Tribune, Yednak uncovered corruption involving the state’s healthcare facilities planning board and the governor’s office.
Prior to joining PwC, Yednak conducted research and wrote thought leadership pieces for a number of companies and nonprofit organizations. Yednak is a graduate of Northwestern University.