Quality Experts to Address IPRO Annual Meeting

Nationally recognized healthcare quality experts Mandy Cohen, MD, MPH and John Black are featured speakers at IPRO’s 32nd Annual Meeting, to be held Tuesday, June 7 at the New York LaGuardia Airport Marriott Hotel in East Elmhurst, NY. Dr. Cohen, an internist, is the Chief Operating Officer and Chief of Staff for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. In this role Dr. Cohen provides operational leadership and coordination across the Agency. Prior to taking on this role, Dr. Cohen was the Principal Deputy Director of the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight at CMS, overseeing the Health Insurance Marketplace and private insurance market regulation. Formerly Director of Lean Manufacturing at Boeing Commercial Airplanes, John Black has consulted to leading healthcare institutions like the Virginia Mason Medical Center and Park Nicollet Health Services, as well as governmental authorities, including the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. Also speaking at the event is patient engagement expert David Rush, a nationally-recognized hip hop recording artist and record producer. IPRO’s Membership Meeting will also include presentation of the organization’s 2016 Quality Awards. To register online for this event, which is free and includes a complimentary luncheon, go to http://ipro.org/about/32nd-annual-meeting. This event is eligible for Qualified Education Credit through the American College of Healthcare Executives. For more information about registration and ACHE credit, please contact Joan Ragone at IPRO at (516) 326-7767, ext 262.