The Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association:


Clinical Issues Advisory Council

The Clinical Issues Advisory Council shall advise the Board of Trustees on the clinical leadership perspective to advance the quality and accountability agenda as it relates to patient care. The Council plays a key role in shaping MHA's positions and strategies as they relate to medical errors, patient safety, and regulatory quality oversight.
 Constance CrowleyGanser, MS, R.N.
Sr. Dir., HC Qlty. & Patient Safety
Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham, Part of Beth Israel Lahey Health
 Anthony J. Alley, MSN, R.N., NE-BC
VP, Quality and Patient Safety, CQO
Lawrence General Hospital
 Ann Beaudry, BSN, R.N.
Dir., Quality, Patient Safety & Risk
Harrington Hospital
 Joahnna Bell, MHS, CPHQ, CPPS
Sr. Director, Quality
Baystate Health, Inc.
 Penny Blaisdell
Adult PFAC Member
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Inc.
 Tami Chase, BSN
Vice President of Quality
Franciscan Children's
 Helen Chen, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer
Hebrew Rehabilitation Center
 Kristin A. Cox, M.D.
Medical Director, Quality & Patient Safety
Newton-Wellesley Hospital
 Darlene A. Cunha, MMHC, BSN, RN, CENP
CNO & VP, Patient Care Svcs
Mercy Medical Center
 Rosemarie M. DeLacy, MS, R.N.
Dir., Quality & Safety
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Part of Beth Israel Lahey Health
 Lindsey Gamble, MSN, R.N.
Director of Inpatient Services
Mercy Medical Center
 Kim Hollon, FACHE
President & CEO
Signature Healthcare
 Judy M. Kelly, MHA, R.N.
V.P., Patient Care Services & CNO
Milford Regional Medical Center
 Lisa Khanna, R.N., BSN, CPHQ
V.P., Quality
Berkshire Health Systems
 Barrett T. Kitch, M.D., MPH
SVP, Clinical Affairs & CMO
Emerson Hospital
 Kimiyoshi J. Kobayashi, M.D., MBA
Chief Quality Officer & V.P.
UMass Memorial Medical Center
 Tricia Ann Lemon, R.N., MPH, CIC
Director, Infection Prevention
Tufts Medical Center
 Cecelia A. Lynch, DNP, R.N., FACHE
V.P., Patient Care Services & CNE
Lowell General Hospital
 Eileen Malloy, R.N., BSN
Senior Care Transition Liaison
Home Health Foundation, Inc.
 Fiona McCaughan, MS, MBA, R.N., NE-BC
ACNO, Ambulatory Care
Cambridge Health Alliance
 Brian Patel, M.D., FACEP
Chief, Emergency Department
Sturdy Memorial Hospital
 Nora J. Salovardos, R.N., MSN
V.P., Patient Care Svcs & CNO
Heywood Hospital
 Elizabeth Smith, R.N., BSN, MBA
CNO, VP, Patient Care Services
Franciscan Children's
 Karen T. Uttaro, MS, R.N., NPD-BC
Sr. Director, Professional Practice, Quality and Regulatory Readiness
UMass Memorial Medical Center
 Andrew G. Villanueva, M.D.
Chief Quality Officer
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Part of Beth Israel Lahey Health
 Jennifer Wall, DNP, RN, ANPBC, CENP
Chief Quality Officer
Hebrew SeniorLife
 Lori Webb, R.N.
Quality Coordinator
Harrington Hospital
 Amanda L. Oberlies, PhD, MBA, RN, CENP
Chief Executive Officer
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