East Brunswick, N.J. (PRWEB) November 11, 2016
Healthcare Quality Strategies, Inc. (HQSI) announced that its board of trustees has appointed Mary Jane Brubaker as the organization's next chief executive officer (CEO). Brubaker, who currently serves as HQSI’s Chief Operating Officer, succeeds Martin P. Margolies, the company's founder and CEO who retired on September 30, 2016.
"The board is pleased to have found the best individual to assume leadership of this long-standing quality improvement and consulting organization," said David I. Kingsley, MD, chairman of the HQSI board of trustees. "Mary Jane exemplifies the values of this organization, and she brings strong leadership abilities and a commitment to innovation. Combined with her deep industry knowledge and institutional tenure, this makes Mary Jane uniquely qualified to lead HQSI successfully into the future."
"I'm honored, and I'm grateful to the board for the opportunity to lead this exceptional organization of dedicated and talented professionals," said Brubaker. "For more than three decades HQSI has been an important partner and improvement catalyst in New Jersey. We look forward to continuing this rewarding work in ways that are relevant and meaningful in this dynamic healthcare environment."
Brubaker holds a bachelor's in journalism from New York University in New York, and a master’s degree in communications and information systems from Rutgers University in New Brunswick. She joined HQSI in 1987, and has held various management positions within the organization during that time. Her volunteer work includes serving on the Deacon’s Committee at the Rossmoor Community Church and on the staff of the Rossmoor News. A lifelong resident of New Jersey, Brubaker currently resides in Monroe Township.
HQSI is a nonprofit consulting firm dedicated to accelerating healthcare quality improvement. As a quality improvement consultant, HQSI designs, implements and evaluates data-driven quality improvement projects on behalf of government, public and private clients. As a URAC accredited Independent Review Organization (IRO), HQSI performs objective IRO medical review services for insurers and providers. For more information, visit http://www.hqsi.org.