I am thrilled with the addition to the board of three prominent leaders from the academic, healthcare, and non-profit communities who are passionate about our mission.
Wethersfield, Conn (PRWEB) February 04, 2015
Qualidigm, the mission-driven national healthcare consulting company based in Wethersfield, Conn., announced today three new members to serve the organization’s Board of Directors, effective immediately:
Angela Mattie is the chair and associate professor of healthcare management and organizational leadership, director of the long-term care certificate program and holds an appointment at the medical school at Quinnipiac University (QU) in Hamden, Conn. She was recently appointed as QU’s School of Business’ program coordinator for the healthcare management concentration offered as part of the Frank Netter, MD School of Medicine curriculum. Mattie serves on several boards including St. Mary’s Hospital, Waterbury, Conn; Yale-New Haven Hospital Community Council; and the Connecticut Department of Public Health, Medical Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (MOLST) advisory board. She was appointed to the Health Information Technology Exchange of Connecticut advisory committee and to the Regional Advisory Committee of the Connecticut Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).
Mag Morelli is the president of LeadingAge Connecticut, a position she has held since June 2001. As president, she leads a statewide association representing not-for-profit and mission-driven member organizations from across the continuum of housing and services for older adults. LeadingAge Connecticut members are dedicated to expanding the world of possibilities for aging. Morelli previously held the position of director of government relations at the Connecticut State Medical Society and she has also held positions at The Travelers and the Connecticut Department of Income Maintenance.
Rollin G. Schuster Jr. is the managing principal of Schuster Driscoll, LLC, a financial services firm based in Farmington, Conn., and also the founder and president of the non-profit, The Alliance for Non-Profit Growth and Opportunity, Inc. (TANGO). TANGO provides resources to over 900 non-profits helping them further their mission and create positive change in the sector. Schuster serves on the National Financial Partners Broker Advisory Board and is a member of Connecticut Benefit Brokers and the National Association of Health Underwriters. His non-profit involvement includes serving on the Board of Directors of CW Resources, Inc.; the Strategic Planning Committee of New Seasons, Inc.; corporator and member of the Compensation and Benefits Committee of Renbrook School; and corporator of CCARC, Inc. and Connecticut Community Care, Inc.
“I am thrilled with the addition to the board of three prominent leaders from the academic, healthcare, and non-profit communities who are passionate about our mission,” said Timothy Elwell, Qualidigm president and CEO. “Angela, Mag and Rollin bring a wealth of expertise to Qualidigm, and will uniquely position us in strengthening our efforts to improve the quality, safety, and cost-effectiveness of healthcare through transformational change. I congratulate the newly elected board members and thank them for their commitment to Qualidigm.”
“Qualidigm is governed by a dynamic group of talented, committed professionals whose energy and synergy contribute to Qualidigm’s strategic direction,” said Paul Liistro, chair of Qualidigm’s Board of Directors and managing partner of Hop Brook Limited Partnership in Manchester, Conn, a continuing care retirement community. “We are honored to add these accomplished, forward thinking visionaries with proven leadership skills to the Qualidigm Board of Directors to help further the organization’s mission.”
Based in Wethersfield, Conn., Qualidigm's mission is to improve the quality, safety, and cost-effectiveness of healthcare through transformational change. Qualidigm provides consulting services to public and private sector clients nationwide. These services include consulting, data analysis, health information technology, patient safety, quality improvement, and utilization review. Qualidigm is part of a team that is serving as the Medicare Quality Innovation Network Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) under contract with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for New England. Previously, Qualidigm served as the Medicare QIO for the State of Connecticut charged with protecting the rights of Medicare beneficiaries and improving the safety and quality of care they receive. Qualidigm is also a Patient Safety Organization (PSO) as designated by the State of Connecticut. http://www.Qualidigm.org. For the complete roster of Qualidigm Board members, go to http://www.qualidigm.org/index.php/who-we-are/board-of-directors/