Qualis Health Appoints Medical Director for Idaho Care Transitions and Patient Safety

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Kelly McGrath, MD, MS, appointed to lead quality improvement in Idaho.

Kelly McGrath, MD, MS

Kelly McGrath, MD, MS

Now more than ever, it’s vital to transform care to improve outcomes and control costs for our patients and our communities.

Kelly McGrath, MD, MS, has been appointed Medical Director for Idaho Care Transitions and Patient Safety at Qualis Health, one of the nation's leading healthcare consulting organizations. Dr. McGrath's scope of responsibility includes providing clinical expertise to programs that aim to improve care transitions, reduce unnecessary hospital infections and improve care in skilled care nursing facilities.

“I am honored and delighted to be joining the Qualis Health team in Idaho. Their efforts to promote safe, high quality healthcare are unmatched,” says Dr. McGrath. “Now more than ever, it’s vital to transform care to improve outcomes and control costs for our patients and our communities. Qualis Health continues to have a positive impact in this state, and I’m excited to play a role with the organization.”

Dr. McGrath is currently Chief Medical Officer at Clearwater Valley Hospital and Clinics in Orofino, Idaho. Prior to his current position, Dr. McGrath, has served for 20 years as a rural primary care, hospital-based physician and worked has worked in the emergency departments in Idaho and California. In this role, he has also worked to implement a patient centered medical home in this rural healthcare system.

About Qualis Health
Qualis Health is a national leader in improving care delivery and patient outcomes, working with clients throughout the public and private sector to advance the quality, efficiency and value of healthcare for millions of Americans every day. We deliver solutions to ensure that our partners transform the care they provide, with a focus on process improvement, care management and effective use of health information technology. For more information, visit http://www.qualishealth.org.

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