In this episode, VCHI President & CEO, Beth Bortz talks to Nancy Giunto, executive director of the Washington Health Alliance about the approach they have taken to report on and improve healthcare value in Washington state.
Our Guest: Nancy Giunto
Nancy Guinto is the executive director of Washington Health Alliance, a multi-stakeholder nonprofit that offers objective reporting of progress on measures of health care quality and value, as well as a trusted forum for critical conversations about health care system improvement. Since joining the Alliance in September 2014, Nancy has overseen the organization’s strategic direction, including its legislative agenda, continued statewide expansion, and the publication of new reports. Nancy is also responsible for the Alliance’s partnership with the Washington State Health Care Authority, which includes the development and publication of results for the Washington Common Measure Set on Health Care Quality and Cost.
Nancy has had a long career in health care, with stops along the way at the National Institutes of Health, the American Hospital Association, Intermountain Health Care, and Providence Health & Services.
Nancy is often sought out for speaking engagements regarding quality performance, value in health care and how to facilitate collaborative processes.