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2010 Showcase: CQIplus Project Leaders Graduate


Class photo: Sister Mary Jean Ryan (pink sweater center) and SSM safety heroine Super Carol
(with the "SC" on her chest) pose with graduates of CQIplus training honored at Showcase for Sharing Nov. 11.


ST. LOUIS - At 2010 Showcase for Sharing, 38 employees were recognized for completion of SSM's training for project team leaders to lead continuous quality improvement (CQI) teams at entities through our health-care system. During three to four months of CQIplus  training, they completed classroom assignments based on process improvement concepts and most importantly led and completed process improvement projects at their entities. CQIplus is a body of knowledge that uses statistical analysis to develop systematic, data-driven process improvements.

Those receiving team leader certification were:

SSM Health Care Corporate Office, St. Louis
Holly Pyatt, Corporate Manager, Organizational Effectiveness

SSM Integrated Health Technologies
Lynn Ngo, Product Specialist

St. Clare Hospital & Health Services, Baraboo, Wis.
Andrea Beckwith, Unit Secretary/CNA/CS Technician

Bone and Joint Hospital at St Anthony, Oklahoma City
Lori Patton, Research Coordinator/CQI Analyst

St. Francis Hospital Hospital & Health Services, Maryville, Mo.
Gary Thompson, Director, Building Operations/Safety

SSM Health Care - St Louis
Jerry Rumph,  Executive Director, Diagnostic Services

SSM Physicians’ Organization, St. Louis
Jayceen Ensrude, CQI Facilitator/Project Manager, Clinical Quality
Sarah Favazza. Manager, Education

SSM Home Care - St. Louis
Kathy Meyer, Manager, Clinical Compliance
Leah Cearlock, Staff Nurse
Melissa Leisse, Branch Manager, Infusion Services

St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Inc. – Southern Illinois
Barbara Paine, Director, Service Excellence
Kim Newman, Manager/ Product Specialist, Surgery Business
Dale Pearce, Director, Cardiology

St. Mary’s Hospital, Madison, Wis.
Mike Gavin, Manager, Supply Services
Sherry Anderson, Director, Float Pool/ Communication Services/ Diabetes Nurse Educators
Amanda Kluz, Analyst, Clinical Decision Support
Diana Quinn, Officer, Facility Safety
Jo Goffinet, Clinical Nurse Specialist
Marie Ramirez, Clerical Supervisor, Medical Imaging

St. Mary’s Health Center, Jefferson City, Mo.
David Cheese, Director, Materials Management
Deb Wriedt, Administrative Director, Performance/Safety
Julie Winters, Director, Food and Nutrition
Kendra Witthaus, Director  Respiratory Care/Sleep Center/EEG/EKG
Kim Weith, Director, Laboratory
Mike Hyde, Director, Ambulatory Surgery
Teresa Elliston, Director, Health Information Management

St. Anthony Hospital, Oklahoma City
Marti Jourden, Vice President, Performance Improvement / Chief Quality Officer
Pam Troup, Executive Director, Healthfirst Physician Management Services
Anetta Harrell, Coordinator, Clinical Services
Lester Cash, Director, Respiratory Care and Outpatient Services
Justin Baysinger, Project Manager, Integrated Health Technologies
Nola Harrison, Director, Juvenile Sex Offender Program
Linda Ford, Senior Financial Analyst
Jan Curtis, Director, Quality Resource
Aniek Van Doremalen, Data Analyst, Quality
Michelle Tolle-Faulkner, RN, Trauma Coordinator, Emergency Room
Noni Erb, Director, Patient Care and Nursing Practice



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