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  • Qualis Health and HealthInsight Board of Directors

    Andrew Croshaw is CEO of Leavitt Partners. Mr. Croshaw joined Leavitt Partners at its founding in 2009 and was appointed to his current role in April 2017. He has played an instrumental role in positioning Leavitt Partners as one of the nation’s leading healthcare intelligence firms. In his current role, he oversees the operational and strategic activities of all Leavitt Partners enterprises.

    Previously, Mr....


  • Secretary/Treasurer

    Qualis Health and HealthInsight Board of Directors

    Chris Bosse is the Vice President of Government Relations for Renown Health. She provides strategic input and direction for developing and leading government relations and associated community relations for Renown. Ms. Bosse is responsible for educating federal and state legislators, and government and community leaders about healthcare and what issues put Renown's safety net services at risk...


  • Physician Executive, Community Engagement and Leadership

    Qualis Health

    Dan Lessler, M.D., M.H.A., serves as Qualis Health’s physician executive for community engagement and leadership. His responsibilities include working with our Medicaid contracts to identify and implement strategies that will improve the quality and reduce the cost of care for complex patient populations. Dr. Lessler is also a clinical professor at the University of Washington’s...


  • Chief Financial Officer

    Qualis Health and HealthInsight

    Dan Memmott is the Chief Financial Officer for Qualis Health and HealthInsight. He oversees corporate finance, contract management, and administrative services.

    Mr. Memmott began his career at HealthInsight in 1988 and has nearly 40 years of business management and leadership experience. He is a past Chair of the Finance and Human Resources Network of the American Health Quality Association (AHQA), and...


  • Vice President, Care Management

    Qualis Health

    David Beery, MA, is the Vice President of Care Management for Qualis Health. Mr. Beery oversees operations, contract administration, and client relations for all care management activities. He is responsible for work with broad range of public- and private-sector clients across the United States.

    An innovative leader with more than 30 years of experience in care management and healthcare administration, Mr. Beery...


  • Chief Information Officer

    Qualis Health and HealthInsight

    David Chamberlain is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Qualis Health and HealthInsight. He leads the information system and technology initiatives that allow the exchange of health information, transaction of business, and internet operations for their portfolio of services. In addition, he is responsible for establishing and maintaining the cybersecurity program that secures and protects their...


  • Vice President, Consulting Services

    Outlook Associates

    Foster C. "Bud" Beall, Jr., MA, is the Vice President of Consulting Services for Outlook Associates, the health information technology consulting division of Qualis Health. He leads a team of senior IT and business consultants who make technology work for Medicaid agencies, healthcare providers, and health systems by helping them transform operational practices, optimize information systems, integrate...

  • Board of Directors

    Frankie T. Manning, RN, BSN, MAN, has shown an enduring commitment to improving the health and healthcare of Americans for over 50 years.

    In a professional capacity, this commitment is reflected through her service in the U.S. Army, in a long nursing career in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and in her work as a faculty member for several academic nursing programs. After a 22-year military career, she retired in 2000 with the rank of Lieutenant...


  • Chair

    Qualis Health and HealthInsight Board of Directors

    Hugh Straley, MD, has four decades of experience as a clinician and healthcare executive. After a long career at Group Health (now Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington) in Seattle, Dr. Straley served as Chief Medical Officer for Soundpath Health, a regional organization of local physicians founded for the purpose of providing quality medical care to Medicare beneficiaries.

    Prior to retiring as...


  • Qualis Health and HealthInsight Board of Directors

    J. Nwando Olayiwola, MD, MPH, is a family physician and the inaugural Chief Clinical Transformation Officer for RubiconMD, a leading eConsult platform that improves primary care access to specialty care for underserved patients. In addition, she provides clinical care to underserved patients at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center and is an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of...

  • Board of Directors

    James W. Truess, MS, Chartered Financial Analyst, has 25 years’ experience in the managed care industry, with more than 15 years serving as the top finance executive for Amerigroup Corporation and Group Health Cooperative.

    Today, Mr. Truess provides consulting services to healthcare industry leadership on key strategic and financial issues.

    He was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Amerigroup Corporation, a Fortune 500...


  • Physician Executive, Quality and Safety

    Qualis Health

    John H. Vassall, MD, is Qualis Health’s Physician Executive for Quality and Safety. He provides strategic leadership, clinical insight, and technical expertise to help drive the organization’s diverse patient safety and quality improvement activities.

    Dr. Vassall’s career spans more than three decades. Before joining Qualis Health, he was a Hospital MD Surveyor for The Joint Commission,...


  • Senior Medical Director

    Qualis Health

    John Sparks, MD, is the Senior Medical Director at Qualis Health. He leads a team of Medical Directors and a network of over 300 physician and practitioner consultants, providing clinical peer review consultation and quality of care oversight for Qualis Health's care management services.

    Dr. Sparks has over 20 years of clinical experience in multiple settings. His positions have included Medical Director of the Urgent...


  • Chief Executive Officer Emeritus

    Qualis Health

    Jonathan R. Sugarman, MD, MPH, is the Chief Executive Officer Emeritus of Qualis Health. He previously served as President and CEO. The Seattle-based nonprofit is recognized as a national leader in improving population health. Qualis Health's services include healthcare quality consulting, health information technology support, and care management services for a broad range of public- and private-sector clients...


  • Qualis Health and HealthInsight Board of Directors

    Karen Merrikin’s 30-year career reflects her commitment to advancing health policy. As a consultant, Ms. Merrikin, JD, assists nonprofit organizations and government agencies with addressing health innovation and coverage expansions. As a part-time Lecturer at the University of Washington School of Law, she has taught a course on legal and policy issues surrounding the Affordable Care Act.

    In 2013, Ms. Merrikin...


  • Qualis Health and HealthInsight Board of Directors

    Katrina Russell, RN, CNN, is the co-owner of Dialysis Consulting Group Inc. (DCG), a dialysis consulting and management services organization.

    Ms. Russell has been a registered nurse since 1981 and has practiced nephrology nursing since 1984. She served four terms on the National Renal Administrators Association Board of Directors, including President, and is currently Chair of the executive board of the Northwest...


  • Qualis Health and HealthInsight Board of Directors

    Katryna McCoy, PhD, FNP-C, is an educator, a cross-disciplinary researcher and a nationally certified family nurse practitioner. She has worked in healthcare for over 20 years, and she is currently an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing and Health Studies at the University of Washington Bothell.

    Dr. McCoy’s primary research interests are focused around gerontology, medication adherence and infectious...


  • Vice Chair

    Qualis Health and HealthInsight Board of Directors

    Kim Bateman, MD, is Chairman of the HealthInsight Utah board of directors and HealthInsight Management Corporation board. He has served as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Utah and is a nationally recognized expert in health quality improvement.

    Dr. Bateman has practiced medicine in Utah for 35 years. He is a past President of the Utah Medical Association, former Chair of the American...


  • President and Chief Executive Officer

    Qualis Health and HealthInsight

    Marc H. Bennett is President and Chief Executive Officer of Qualis Health and HealthInsight, private, nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving health and healthcare.

    In April 2018, Qualis Health and HealthInsight executed a formal agreement merging the two organizations and their operations across the U.S. Qualis Health and HealthInsight’s services include healthcare quality...


  • Chief Operating Officer

    Qualis Health

    Marci Scott-Weis, RN, MPH, CCM, is the Chief Operating Officer at Qualis Health. She is responsible for operations and customer relations for all of the organization’s population health management services. During Ms. Scott-Weis’s tenure, Qualis Health has enjoyed a period of tremendous growth, fueled by the development and deployment of new population health management products that leverage the organization’s...


  • Vice President, Quality and Safety Initiatives

    Qualis Health

    Marie Dunn, MS, is Qualis Health’s Vice President of Quality and Safety Initiatives (QSI). She is responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of QSI programs, including the Medicare Quality Innovation Network – Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) for Idaho and Washington State, the Medicaid External Quality Review Organization (EQRO) for Washington, the Healthier Washington...

  • Board of Directors

    Mark Secord, MPH, is the former CEO of Neighborcare Health (1996–2016), a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) based in Seattle, Washington. He currently engages in consulting and advocacy work related to improving healthcare access and reducing health disparities.

    During his 19-year tenure at Neighborcare Health, Mr. Secord led the organization through a period of major growth. At the time of his retirement, the organization served in excess of...


  • Chief Operating Officer

    HealthInsight

    Mylia Christensen is Chief Operating Officer and oversees operations and programs at HealthInsight. She is also the current Executive Director of HealthInsight Oregon.

    Before joining HealthInsight, Ms. Christensen was Executive of the Oregon Healthcare Quality Corporation (Q Corp), an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality and affordability of health care in Oregon. Q Corp merged with...


  • Qualis Health and HealthInsight Board of Directors

    Pam Mariea-Nason, RN, MBA, began practicing clinically after earning a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Oregon Health & Science University. Her work in clinical settings prompted her to look “upstream” for systems solutions to improvement in individuals’ health.

    Working with SAIF Corp., she spent time helping to usher managed care into Oregon’s workers compensation system, then spent...


  • Qualis Health and HealthInsight Board of Directors

    Richard K. Onizuka, PhD, has three decades of experience working in public- and private-sector executive-level policy and healthcare. Most recently, he served as the first CEO for the Washington State Health Benefit Exchange (HBE), which was established by state legislation in 2011. Dr. Onizuka guided the creation and implementation of the state’s health insurance marketplace, which received Seattle Business...


  • Qualis Health and HealthInsight Board of Directors

    Richard Kozoll, M.D., M.P.H., blends his community health center practice with numerous state and local volunteer leadership roles. He has over 40 years of practice and administrative experience addressing the needs of underserved/underrepresented areas of New Mexico.

    Dr. Kozoll is a past chief executive officer and medical director (1986-1992) for the New Mexico Medical Review Association and has served with...


  • Senior Vice President, Development

    Qualis Health and HealthInsight

    Sharon Donnelly is the Senior Vice President of Development for Qualis Health and HealthInsight. As SVP of Development, Ms. Donnelly oversees business development activities and a subset of our health information technology (HIT) consulting services. She also coordinates strategy, policy work, and HealthInsight’s national consulting contracts.

    Ms. Donnelly directs HealthInsight Assure, a...


  • Qualis Health and HealthInsight Board of Directors

    Steven Burgon, JD, is a member of the health care practice team at Ogden Murphy Wallace, PLLC, a multispecialty law firm located in Seattle. Mr. Burgon provides general counsel and specialized legal services to tax-exempt organizations, such as federally qualified health centers, colleges and universities, hospitals, trade associations, educational institutes and other mission-oriented community organizations. He regularly...


  • Vice President, Human Resources

    Qualis Health and HealthInsight

    Steven R. Brown, MBA, MS, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CEBS, CMS, is the Vice President of Human Resources for Qualis Health and HealthInsight. He oversees recruitment, professional development, policies and procedures, benefits, compensation, employee relations, and workforce planning.

    Previously, Mr. Brown provided human resources and organizational development consulting services to private-sector clients...

  • Board of Directors

    Dr. Stuart Freed is the Chief Medical Officer for Confluence Health, an integrated healthcare system in North Central Washington state. Under his leadership, the organization has become one of the area’s major medical providers. He is also the Chief Medical Officer for Wenatchee Valley Medical Group.

    Previously, Dr. Freed practiced sports and family medicine and was Physician Manager for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine at Wenatchee Valley Medical...

  • Board of Directors

    Thomas G. Wadsworth, PharmD, BCPS, is the Assistant Dean for Alaska Programs for Idaho State University and the University of Alaska Anchorage, leading the first Doctor of Pharmacy degree program offered in Alaska. This innovative program uses communication technology to enable students to obtain a pharmacist education without having to leave the state.

    Since 2007, Dr. Wadsworth has served as Clinical Associate Professor for Idaho State University College...


  • Qualis Health and HealthInsight Board of Directors

    William Hogan, MSW, has a sustained record of distinguished healthcare leadership in government, academia and the private sector, with a particular emphasis on behavioral health.

    From 2011 to 2017, Mr. Hogan served as Dean of the College of Health at the University of Alaska Anchorage, where he led more than 50 graduate, undergraduate, associate and certificate-level programs. Prior to joining the University of Alaska...

  • Board of Directors

    Margaret Stanley has had a distinguished career as a healthcare executive, serving as a senior leader for numerous public and private sector organizations.

    Most recently, Ms. Stanley was the founding Executive Director of the Puget Sound Health Alliance (now Washington Health Alliance), a regional collaborative dedicated to improving healthcare quality and controlling costs. At Regence BlueShield she held Senior Vice President, Vice President and Executive...